STILLWATER, MN—Eckberg Lammers is happy to announce the addition of Pam Whitmore to the firm as a shareholder, attorney, and Rule 114 Qualified Neutral. Pam practices extensively in Conflict Management Solutions, Alternative Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Municipal Law, and Employment Law.
Prior to joining Eckberg Lammers, Pam worked for several years for the League of Minnesota Cities (LMC) and League of Minnesota Cities Insurance Trust, assisting cities, elected officials, and city attorneys on all facets of municipal law. Through this representation, she discovered a profound need for a loss control program for member cities and elected officials offering mediation and customized conflict management services. In joining Eckberg Lammers, Pam is excited to expand these services to all governmental agencies such as state departments, cities, townships, counties, police agencies, fire departments, school boards, universities, private companies, health entities, and nursing homes.
Conflict Management Solutions is a holistic approach to guiding organizations and individual decision makers on learning to engage others with curiosity, being open to perspectives, striving towards integrative solutions, and taking next steps towards improving communication, collaboration, and strategic planning. Services include:
- Facilitated Conflict Management & Resolution Sessions
- Effective Communication Strategies Training
- Facilitated Dialogue for Difficult Conversations
- Strategic Planning/Priority Setting
- Designs for Civic Engagement
- Diversity and Inclusion Training
- Problem Solving Solutions
- Good Governance & Leadership Education
- Roles & Responsibility Sessions
- Healthy Workplace Culture Sessions
- Meeting & Public Comment Management
- Data Practices & Open Meeting Law Pitfalls
- Team Building
- Social Media Best Practices for Convening & Communicating, not Dividing
Pam also has an extensive litigation background. Working on behalf of cities, counties, school districts, and townships has provided her experience in many facets of municipal law. She is well versed in open meeting laws, data practices, utilities and telecommunications, land use, workplace investigations, and discrimination and harassment claims. She has appeared in both state and federal court as well as the Minnesota Court of Appeals.