WE Mediate - Peter
Peter Trobe was born and raised in Illinois; Admitted to the Illinois and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois in 1973, Supreme Court of Oregon, 1990; United States Supreme Court in 1980 and United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit in 2004; Graduated from the University of Illinois in 1970 with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree and Loyola University-Chicago, School of Law in 1975 with a Juris Doctorate.
Continuing Education: includes regular attendance at ISBA, LCBA and National Judicial College Courses, including case management and ADR topics.
Employment Experience: has included the Illinois Attorney General’s Office as a Special Assistant Attorney General from 1975 to 1979; Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office, Chief of the Felony Division, 1979-1984; Brydges, Riseborough, Morris, Franke & Miller, 1984-1987; Becker & Baizer, 1987-1989; Associate Judge, State of Illinois - served in all divisions, including Probate and Chancery Divisions, 1989-1997; Salvi & Schostok, P.C, 1997-1999; Trobe, Dudley & Lake, LLC, 1999-2003; Trobe, Babowice & Associates, LLC, 2003 to present.
ISBA; LCBA; Member of the Civil Practice and Procedures Acts of the Illinois State Bar Association; Member of Civil Practices and Procedure Section of the Lake County Bar Association; A Safe Place, Board of Directors, 1985-1993; Community Youth Network, Board of Directors, 1993-1998.
As an Associate Judge in the Civil Division in Lake County, was assigned to supervise
and coordinate the Arbitration and Mediation Program. Received mediation training through that assignment and helped supervise the arbitrator training part of the program. As an Associate Judge, I conducted pre-trials and all aspects of civil litigation, including probate, tort and chancery. I have served as a mediator in personal injury and commercial litigation cases.
Peter M. Trobe
Attorney at Law
Mediator & Arbitrator
404 West Water Street
Waukegan, IL 60085