Frank Hill, owner of Windy City Mediation, is a licensed attorney in Illinois and received his 40-hour mediation training from Chicago’s Center for Conflict Resolution (CCR) in 2006. Frank received an additional 40-hour training in divorce mediation from Northwestern University’s School of Professional Studies in 2015.
As a certified volunteer with CCR, Frank has worked in the courthouse mediation programs run by CCR in Skokie, Markham, and Chicago’s Daley Center. He regularly conducts long-model mediations (4+ hours) through CCR to develop post-decree parenting agreements and also attorney fee disputes and juvenile cases. Additionally, Frank acts as a coach for new mediators through CCR’s training programs.
Frank receives ongoing mediation training through programs run by CCR, the Chicago chapter of the Association for Conflict Resolution, and the Chicago Bar Association’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee.
Frank graduated from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2007 where he won the 2007 prize in Law & The Humanities for his seminar paper entitled, Restorative Justice: Sketching a New Legal Discourse. Frank’s previous experience is as a litigator on housing issues such as tenants in evictions and homeowners in foreclosure. He has also worked on housing policy advocacy and drafted motions in housing rights class action suits.