Gary Hicks to receive Better Business Bureau Arbitrator of the Year Award on March 1

 

 
Chicago, IL- Attorney Gary Hicks will receive the Arbitrator of the Year Award from the Better Business Bureau serving Chicago and Northern Illinois (BBB) at the group’s 84th Annual Dinner Meeting in the Hilton Chicago Hotel on Tuesday, March 1, 2011.  The award is presented to the BBB arbitrator who best exemplifies the qualities and skills in assisting people using the BBB Alternative Dispute Resolution Program.  

 

“As an arbitrator, Mr. Hicks has greatly assisted individuals and businesses come to fair and equitable agreements,” said Steve J. Bernas, president & CEO of the Better Business Bureau serving Chicago and Northern Illinois. 

 

Gary Hicks has served as a volunteer arbitrator for the Better Business Bureau since 2000.  He is the first two-time recipient of the Daniel D. Calibraro Arbitrator of the Year Award, previously having received it in 2002.

 

For the last 26 years, Mr. Hicks has been employed as a law clerk to Judge George W. Lindberg, first in Crystal Lake, IL and more recently in Chicago since Judge Lindberg’s 1989 appointment to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.