Mediation Hourly Fees:
2 Party* Cases $200.00 Per Party/Per Hour
3 (or more) Party Cases $250.00 Per Party/Per Hour*Parties are defined by representation regardless of the number of participants. Unrepresented parties constitute a single party. For example, two plaintiffs that are represented by the same attorney in a single case equal one party. Two unrepresented plaintiffs equal two parties.
Cancellation Fee: A charge of 2 hours will be applied to all voluntary cancellations that occur within 48 hours of the mediation.
Additional Time: If additional time is required for document review, research, written findings of fact/law, etc., the fee will be the same hourly rate.
Travel Time: A $175.00 hourly fee plus reasonable out of pocket expenses will be charged for any travel time to and from mediations held outside of the Athens-Clarke/Oconee County geographic area.
Billing Agreement: All charges will be shared equally among all Parties, unless otherwise agreed in writing. Rates may be adjusted for special situations. The fee will be agreed upon in advance.