Hon. Edmund Ponce de Leon (Ret.)

Hon. Edmund Ponce de Leon (Ret.)

On the “List of Certified Mediators” with the Domestic Relations Division.
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Illinois
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Summary

Concentrates solely in Family Court Mediation. He is on the “List of Certified Mediators” with the Domestic Relations Division, Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois

The Hon. Edmund Ponce de Leon (Ret.) gained a reputation as an eminently qualified and even-handed jurist, who was highly efffective with helping litigants resolve cases through the pre-trial mediation process. While on the bench, Judge Ponce de Leon helped facilitate hundreds of settlements.

He has an extensive 19+ years' experience presiding over a wide array of civil disputes, including divorce cases. He has a combined 33+ years' experience as a civil litigator and judge. His achievements earned him an appointmenet as Presiding Judge of the 4th Municipal District in 2002 and County Division in 2010.

Additionally he was trained with the Northwestern Univerisity School of Professional Studies in Negotiations and Mediation and with the Center for Conflict Resolution in Mediation Skills.

Practice Area
  • Arbitration & Mediation
Additional Practice Area
  • Family Court Mediation
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Mediation hourly rate is currently $250 per Hour.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
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Languages
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Education
Northwestern University
(2017) Mediation Certificate
School of Professional Studies
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The John Marshall Law School
J.D. (1984)
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Awards
Recognition Award
Domestic Relations Division, Circuit Court of Cook County
Professional Associations
State Bar of Illinois # 6187133
Member
Current
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Certifications
Qualified as a Mediator
Domestic Relations Division, Circuit Court of Cook County
Contact & Map
Family Court Mediation
150 N. Michigan Ave
Suite 2800
Chicago, IL 60601
USA
Telephone: (312) 863-8610