Donna Duquette is a mediator, attorney, and teacher. Her full-time mediation practice is devoted to mediation for separation and divorce and other family issues.
Donna is the 2013 President of the Maryland Council for Dispute Resolution (MCDR), a statewide professional organization of mediators and other dispute resolution practitioners. She has taught a conflict resolution course at the University of Maryland, College Park, and has given presentations on conflict resolution topics to a wide variety of governmental, religious, and educational organizations. She has presented on conflict resolution and mediation topics at national and regional conferences.
Donna is recognized as a Certified Mediator by the Maryland Council for Dispute Resolution. She also has special training in divorce mediation, elder/adult family mediation, conflict coaching, Nonviolent Communication, community mediation, and community conferencing (a form of victim/offender mediation). She has served as a mediator and trainer for the Conflict Resolution Center of Montgomery County.
Donna received her legal education and J.D. degree from the University of Michigan Law School and is a member of the Bars of Maryland and the District of Columbia. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in special education and has extensive experience working with special needs children.
Donna served on the 2007–2011 Board of Trustees of the Washington Ethical Society. She is the mother of three children.
family mediators serving Bethesda, Rockville, Silver Spring, and the
greater Washington, DC area.