John McCracken recently presented at a continuing legal education seminar hosted by United States Arbitration & Mediation. John spoke about the unique circumstances and challenges attorneys face in mediating estate and trust disputes and identified practices that attorneys can employ to overcome them.
The key topics of John’s presentation included 1) recognizing the range of emotions clients face when litigating estate disputes, 2) the advantages of mediating estate disputes, 3) preparing for mediation, and 4) evaluating the financial and tax consequences of settlement structures.
John is a partner with the law firm Goldenberg Heller & Antognoli, P.C. in Edwardsville, Illinois. In addition to his estate and trust litigation practice, he represents clients throughout Southwestern Illinois and Missouri in a wide variety of business and personal litigation and transactional matters. You may contact John at 618-656-5150.