Jerald A. Kessler

20 North Wacker DriveSuite 3200Chicago, IL 60606


Updated: 11/15/2017


Chicago, Illinois

From our location in Chicago, Illinois, the law firm of Jerald A. Kessler is exclusively dedicated to providing high-quality mediation services to clients throughout the metro area. Our team is completely committed to helping individuals find positive and sustainable solutions to some of life's most complex legal concerns. We are passionate about the benefits of mediation, and we employ our experience and enthusiasm for successful resolutions to find answers to even the most...


Office Info

Practice Areas

  • Mediation
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Employment Mediation

Classes and Seminars

  • Visiting Lecturer, Undergraduate and Graduate Level Conflict Resolution, North Central College, 2000 - Present
  • Instructor, DePaul University College of Commerce, 1980-1981, 1987
  • Lecturer, Legal Writing and Research, ITT Chicago Kent College of Law, 1973 - 1976
  • "The Ethics of Mediation Style" (Co-Presenter), Emerging Issues in Mediation Conference, University of Wisconsin and Wisconsin Association of Mediators, Madison, Wisconsin, 2003
  • "Divorce Mediation -- The Civilized Alternative", The Lilac Tree, Evanston, Illinois, 2003
  • Guest Lecture, "Power, Power Imbalances and Caucus", Combined Conflict Resolution Classes, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, April 22, December 2, 2002 and April 28, 2003
  • "What Lawyers Can Do to Facilitate Mediation", Family Law Seminar, Lake County Bar Association, 2003
  • Mediator Training, "Screening for Impairments to Mediation", 19th Judicial Circuit Family Mediation Program, Grayslake, Illinois, April 12, 2003
  • "Power Imbalances and Anger in Mediation - No Problem", Family Law Seminar, Lake County Bar Association, 2002
  • "Working with Attorneys in Mediation" (Co-Presenter), Association for Conflict Resolution Seminar, Family Section Conference, Savannah, Georgia, March 2, 2002

Representative Clients

  • United States Postal Service REDRESS Program
  • Key Bridge Foundation, Washington, DC


Accepts Credit Cards

Office Information


20 North Wacker DriveSuite 3200Chicago, IL 60606


  • 847-367-9424


Other Offices

Jerald A. Kessler1 Northfield Plaza 560 West Frontage RoadSuite 300Northfield, Illinois 60093847-367-4500

Jerald A. Kessler (Main Office)14047 Petronella DriveSuite 202 BLibertyville, Illinois 60048847-367-4500

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