Video Introduction

Video Introduction

Judge Mulroy has a depth of legal experience gained from his years as a lawyer and a judge, which he uses as a mediator. He is conscientious about learning the facts and issues of each case, just as he was when he served as a judge. Mulroy is a student of mediation and knows that it takes serious effort to be successful, so his mediation process is creative, unrushed, and attentive to the parties’ interests.

Judge Mulroy is organized, has a broad range of litigation experience, and is determined to help the participants find common ground and make a deal. He likes hard work.

Experience

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Judicial Experience

He was a judge for fifteen years in the Law and Chancery Divisions of the Circuit Court. He drafted the court rules creating the Law Division Mandatory Arbitration Program and was the Program’s Supervising Judge.

Founder, Chicago Bar Association Mediation Service

He established the Chicago Bar Association Mediation Service and the Chicago Bar’s intensive Negotiation and Mediation Training Program. He is a frequent lecturer on negotiation and mediation.

Diverse Cases

He heard and mediated cases concerning every sort of commercial, contract, construction, employment, business divorce, professional malpractice, securities, real estate, and construction cases imaginable.

Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers

Judge Mulroy has written and lectured on trial tactics, evidence and arbitration and has taught trial practice at Northwestern Law School, Loyola Law School, Chicago Bar Association, DePaul Law School.

Former Federal Prosecutor

As a former federal prosecutor and partner at Jenner & Block, Mulroy is an experienced trial lawyer who tried jury and bench cases throughout the United States.

Trusted Consultant

Judge Mulroy consults with lawyers about litigation, arbitration presentations and bench trial preparation.

  • Judge Circuit Court of Cook County 
    • Chancery and Law Divisions
  • Jenner & Block
    • Partner
    • Chair of the Finance Committee
    • Chair, Product Liability & Negligence Defense Group
    • Chair, Intellectual Property Group
  • McGuireWoods, Chicago
    • Partner
    • Chair of Chicago Litigation Group
  • United States Attorney, Northern District of Illinois
    • Assistant United States Attorney
  • Mediation Training
    • Harvard Program on Negotiation and Mediation Program
  • Judge Circuit Court of Cook County 
    • Chancery and Law Divisions
  • Jenner & Block
    • Partner
    • Chair of the Finance Committee
    • Chair, Product Liability & Negligence Defense Group
    • Chair, Intellectual Property Group
  • McGuireWoods, Chicago
    • Partner
    • Chair of Chicago Litigation Group
  • United States Attorney, Northern District of Illinois
    • Assistant United States Attorney
  • Mediation Training
    • Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Program