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Teresa F. Frisbie - The Chicago Bar Mediators
Teresa F. Frisbie
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
25 E. Pearson
Chicago, IL 60611
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About Teresa F. Frisbie

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Teresa Frisbie has been involved in alternative dispute resolution for more than two decades. Named the 2018 Mediator of the Year by the Association for Conflict Resolution, Chicago, and both a Top Ten Women ADR Neutral and a Leading Lawyer in the categories of ADR international, ADR employment and ADR commercial litigation by her peers through Illinois Leading Lawyer, she has mediated and arbitrated hundreds of disputes ranging from real estate and business conflicts to estate and employment cases. She also facilitates workplace conflict and communication issues.

Ms. Frisbie is the Director of the Dispute Resolution Program at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, a member of The National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, a certified mediator in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois Law, Probate and Chancery Division mediation programs, and a mediator and arbitrator for ADR Systems of America, LLC. She served ten years as a mediator for the Center for Conflict Resolution as well as many years as an arbitrator for the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois. She was named a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London, in 1997, is Vice President of the International Academy of Dispute Resolution and has served as executive director and a panel member for the Chicago International Dispute Resolution Association. She is a member of the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution, the Association for Conflict Resolution, and has been involved with many other dispute resolution organizations over the years.

Ms. Frisbie also writes and presents regularly on dispute resolution and is a columnist for the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. She has trained law students, lawyers, judges, business professionals, realtors, physicians and nurses in mediation, mediation advocacy, negotiation, conict management and/or international arbitration in the United States and internationally. She also teaches mediation advocacy and coaches Loyola’s international mediation team.

Ms. Frisbie began her career at Foran & Schultz, where she was a partner, and was of counsel at Davis McGrath, LLC and DeGrand & Wolfe P.C.


Years in Practice: 33

Cases Mediated: 130+

Attorney in good standing with the State of Illinois? Yes

Not under sanction / discipline by any court or regulatory body? Yes

Practice Areas

  • Business-divorce
  • Commercial
  • Complex-ownership-disputes
  • Contracts
  • Labor-employment
  • Personal-injury
  • Real-estate

Mediation Training Qualifications

  • 40 Hour Mediation Training at the Center for Conflict Resolution
  • Many advanced trainings over two decades including advanced training with the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, Toronto, Canada, August 2017. Details upon request.
  • Trainer for various mediation skills trainings. Details upon request.


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