Two Hour. Two hour mediation fees are $500 per party. These mediation are usually scheduled from 8:00 – 10:00, 10:00 – noon, 1:30 – 3:30, or 3:30 – 5:30. Additional time is invoiced at $400 per hour, divided evenly.
Half Day. Half day mediation fees are $1,000.00 per party. Additional time is invoiced at $450 per hour, divided evenly. Half day mediations are normally from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., or 1:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m.
Full Day. Full day mediation fees are $2,00.00 per party. Mediations that go beyond 5:30 p.m. are invoiced an additional $450.00 per hour, divided evenly between the parties. Fees include all preparation time, pre-mediation conferences, lunch for all participants, and expenses. Full day mediations ordinarily convene at 9:30 a.m., and we work through lunch for as long as necessary. Arrangements for off-site locations are gladly accommodated. There may be an additional charge for travel time and all travel considerations.
Arbitration. Normal fee arrangement is $4,500/day, divided evenly, for each reserved hearing date. An additional day or half-day may be added, to cover pre-hearing and post-hearing time incurred.
Note: in complex cases, where a substantial amount of preparation time is essential, additional fees may be proposed.
All parties represented by one lawyer or firm are one “party” for purposes of the mediation fee.