Linda’s fluency in the Chinese language (Mandarin)
and her familiarity with Chinese culture has given her a sensitivity to cultural differences and an ability to help people from varying ethnic backgrounds effectively communicate and resolve disputes. Linda has worked with parties in mediation from the Chinese, Hmong, Somali, and Latino communities, and works well with interpreters.
Linda is a co-author of the seminal work on ADR in Minnesota, The Minnesota ADR Handbook: A Guide to Mediation, Arbitration, and Other Processes for Advocates and Neutrals (MN CLE 2011) (with co-authors Gary Weissman and Leslie Sinner McEvoy).
Linda has experience with the following industries: Airline, Banking / Finance, Education, Food / Restaurant, Homeowner Associations, Hospitals / Health Care, Labor Unions, Local Government / Municipalities, Manufacturing, Non-Profit Organizations, Nursing Homes, Police, Postal, Printing, Railroad, Religious Institutions, Retail, Securities, Travel, among others.