25.6 Arbitrator Conflicts Check

The arbitrator assigned to the case must conduct a conflict of interest review pursuant to the Code of Judicial Conduct and the Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct, and sign a Conflicts Review Form indicating the review has been conducted and that the arbitrator has no conflict.

a. If the arbitrator discovers a conflict, the arbitrator will immediately inform the Administrator and withdraw from the case and

b. The Administrator will immediately and randomly assign a new arbitrator.

c. The parties’ may not move to substitute an arbitrator without cause, but if any party files a motion to substitute an arbitrator for cause, any party shall be presented to the Supervising Judge, Mandatory Arbitration, on proper notice and motion.


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