Hon. James E. Sullivan, ret.

James E. Sullivan pictureHon. James E. Sullivan (ret.), a fifteen-year veteran of the Cook County Circuit Court Law Division. In 2011, he was recalled to the bench by by the Illinois Supreme Court, again serving in the Law Division, presiding over cases involving catastrophic personal injury, product liability and medical/legal negligence. Additionally, Judge Sullivan was assigned to hear multi-party and complex Commercial Calendar cases and settled a series of national class action matters relating to a widely used blood thinning medication. Judge Sullivan has successfully conducted hundreds of mediations in matters such as medical/legal negligence claims; large multi-party product liability cases; class action suits; complex business disputes and construction disputes. Judge Sullivan is a certified Mediator in the Chancery and Law Division Mediation Programs and served on the committees that developed those programs. He is also an Arbitrator with the recently inaugurated Cook County Commercial Calendar Mandatory Arbitration Program.

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