Mediation Services

Jerald A. Kessler is an attorney and professional mediator based in Libertyville, Illinois. He provides mediation and legal services to clients throughout the Chicago area, especially in Lake County and the North Shore Suburbs. His main office is in Libertyville, and he also maintains an office in Northfield and downtown Chicago.  He offers evening and weekend appointments.  Mr. Kessler’s services fall into two categories:

Divorce & Family Law

Jerald A. Kessler is a trained professional mediator with extensive experience in all aspects of divorce and family law issues. He is expert at helping families and ex-family members resolve their conflicts with minimum damage done in the process. He is familiar with the variety of issues that arise in divorce and family law, including:

  • Property division (estates of all sizes)
  • Debt allocation
  • Child custody disputes
  • Visitation
  • Alimony
  • Child support issues
  • Parenting plans
  • Prenuptial agreements
  • Separation agreements
  • Never marrieds
  • Same sex partners
  • Cohabitation agreements
  • Paternity issues

Jerald Kessler, a licensed attorney, also accepts individuals as clients in divorce and family law matters, on a case-by-case basis. His extensive experience in both mediating family law issues and representing people involved in divorce gives him a broad perspective on the area, and allows him to provide excellent legal representation to his divorce and family law clients.

General Mediation

Jerald Kessler’s skills at mediation are not limited to divorce and family law cases. His expertise is at helping people resolve conflicts, regardless of the subject matter. The process is the most important aspect of mediation, and Mr. Kessler is proficient at facilitating this process to a successful conclusion for all parties. Examples of the types of cases Mr. Kessler has mediated include:

  • Will contests
  • Family business disputes
  • Adult guardianships
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) issues
  • Commercial mediation of all kinds
  • Attorney fee disputes
  • Employment disputes
  • EEO disputes
  • Agriculture disputes
  • Personal injury

If you are involved in a conflict with another person, business, or organization, contact our office to see how mediation can help. Call (847) 367-4500 for an initial consultation. Mediation is the civilized alternative that can save time, money, and dignity.

For more information, or to make an appointment, please call (847) 367-4500