Pam Whitmore, Attorney and Rule 114 Qualified Neutral, Joins Eckberg Lammers

April 28, 2021 - 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
  • Mediations
  • 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.

“Pam will be a fantastic addition to the firm,” said Thomas Weidner, managing shareholder. “She has impeccable credentials and strong background in government services. We are thrilled to have her a part of our municipal law team and the addition of conflict management solutions and mediation services will benefit and strengthen our communities.”

Pam earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Northern Iowa and her Juris Doctor from University of Iowa, College of Law. She is involved with many professional and community organizations including the Association of Conflict Resolution – Environment & Public Policy Section, Conflict Resolution Minnesota, MSBA Mock Trial, Meals on Wheels and University of St. Thomas Mentorship Program.

About Eckberg Lammers, P.C.

Founded in 1949, Eckberg Lammers, P.C. is a fixture in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. With offices in Stillwater and Hudson, our attorneys serve clients throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin across a wide platform of practice areas. Our mission is to Build and Strengthen Communities through long-term relationships with municipalities, financial institutions, business and individuals to creatively solve legal needs.

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