Web Workshop: How to Avoid Bad Band Breakups – Conflict Resolution

December 15 4:00–5:30 PM   |   Online Only via Zoom

A one-hour interactive presentation on the underlying causes of conflict, simple skills you can use to help manage disputes when they arise, and how mediation can help when you just can’t talk to your bandmates (or others you’re having a dispute with).

Presented by Dawn Zugay, Mendoza Law

About the Presenter: Dawn is a Senior Counsel and Mediator at Mendoza Law, LLC. Dawn’s extensive background in conflict resolution provides clients valuable skills and perspectives that help resolve their problems. Dawn’s skills are available to assist a variety of clients and matters, including business disputes, employment conflicts, housing disputes, large and small scale community conflict, organizational conflict, litigation, and non-profit organizations.

As a mediator, Dawn has over ten years of experience, including mediation, conflict coaching, conducting conflict assessments, designing dispute resolution processes for multi-party disputes, and facilitating community comment processes. As an adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota Law School, Dawn managed and taught the Community Mediation Clinic. She also taught the 30-Hour Civil Facilitative Hybrid Mediation Training Course for the Conflict Resolution Center, and she designs and teaches advanced mediation training classes for practitioners to enhance their mediation skills. She is a Rule 114 Qualified Civil and Family Mediator and holds a Certificate from the Harvard Program on Negotiation, Mediation and Conflict Management Executive Education Course. She also trained with the Minnesota Office of Collaboration and Dispute Resolution (OCDR) in Constructive Problem Solving.

As an attorney, Dawn advises and works closely with nonprofit executives and board members to start and grow their organizations and programs. Dawn provides a full range of legal services for non-profit organizations, including support and legal guidance with nonprofit entity formation, obtaining tax-exempt status, governance, regulation of charities, compliance concerning lobbying, advocacy, and political activities, mergers and acquisitions, and questions related to fundraising.

Dawn is a committed and active volunteer in her community and serves as a volunteer mediator for the Minnesota Department of Human Rights, the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights, and Conflict Resolution Center.