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Attorney Sandra Mitterling has been Nominated to the Board of Directors of the Universal Design Institute and will serve as Secretary

October 2, 2013

Sandy Mitterling, a construction lawyer and commercial litigator, has been elected to Board of the Universal Design Institute. Sandy primarily practices in insurance defense and general commercial litigation. She has worked on hundreds of construction litigation cases, including commercial, residential and multi-party disputes. The bulk of her practice is focused on defending construction design professionals such as architects and engineers of all disciplines (i.e. mechanical, geotechnical, structural and civil).

The Universal Design Institute was founded in 1997 as a non-profit organization in Chapel Hill, NC. The group focuses on the built environment in its entirety, and most particularly, to include universal design as its primary guiding principle with the belief that all environments and products should be useable by everyone regardless of age, ability or circumstance.