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Settlement Conference

Parties who desire a settlement conference with this Court should request one in open court or by contacting the Courtroom Deputy at 312-435-7558.

The Court has prepared a Standing Order setting forth its settlement conference procedures. Counsel and their clients shall read and follow the procedures in that Standing Order prior to any settlement conference with the Court.

Prior to a settlement conference, counsel shall also review the following Seventh Circuit cases which discuss the retention of federal jurisdiction to enforce the terms of a settlement agreement: Blue Cross and Blue Shield Ass'n v. American Express Co., 467 F.3d 634 (7th Cir. 2006) and Shapo v. Engle, 463 F.3d 641 (7th Cir. 2006). 

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