$150.00 per party/per day
Mediation / Arbitration Hourly Fees
2 Party Case: $250.00 Per Party Per Hour
3 Party Case: $235.00 Per Party Per Hour
4 Party Case: $225.00 Per Party Per Hour
Fees are the same for any additional time spent on document review, research, written findings of fact/law and other outside time, if any, necessary to prepare or make an informed award or evaluation.
For travel time charges for mediations & arbitrations held at locations other than at BAY’s offices in Atlanta, please contact BAY.>
ALL CHARGES WILL BE SHARED EQUALLY AMONG ALL PARTIES, UNLESS OTHERWISE AGREED IN WRITING. RATES MAY BE ADJUSTED FOR SPECIAL SITUATIONS. THE FEE IS TO BE AGREED UPON IN ADVANCE.
OUR CONTRACT FOR SERVICES IS WITH THE ATTORNEY(S). WE EXTEND CREDIT, WITH NO ADVANCE DEPOSIT REQUIREMENT, BASED ON THE ATTORNEY’S CREDIT. THE ATTORNEY, IN TURN, COLLECTS FROM HIS/HER CLIENT. THEREFORE, WE EXPECT PAYMENT FROM THE ATTORNEY(S) REGARDLESS OF CLIENT ACTIVITY. ALL FEES MUST BE PAID IN FULL ON EVERY ARBITRATION PRIOR TO THE AWARD BEING PUBLISHED.
*** A FINANCE CHARGE OF 1.50% PER MONTH (18% PER YEAR) WILL BE CHARGED ON BALANCES DUE OVER 45 DAYS.
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Bruce Barrickman has over 39 years of experience as a trial lawyer in cases involving Bad Faith, Commercial, Construction, Employment and Labor, Insurance Coverage, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Professional Negligence, Trucking, and Wrongful Death. He is a recognized member of The National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals and The Georgia Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators. Bruce has been a student and faculty member of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy training program and has taught at Continuing Legal Education seminars approved by the State Bar of Georgia.
He is AV®Preeminent™¹ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. Bruce has been a registered neutral with the Georgia Commission on Dispute Resolution since 1999 and helped to found BAY Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC in 2002.
¹ AV®Preeminent™ is a certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings Fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
“Bruce is a top notch mediator. He recently served as a mediator in one of my tractor trailor cases with some tricky facts and medical issues. His hard work and ability to listen, really listen, to the concerns of all the parties resulted in the case settling at a number that was fair to all sides. Good job Bruce!”Joel Williams
“Bruce is a well respected and extremely effective mediator. He has helped me resolve difficult cases and I wouldn’t hesitate to use him again. I have also litigated against Bruce in complex civil cases. He is a creative and skilled lawyer that does an excellent job representing his clients.”Ben Persons
“I have mediated cases with Bruce and have recommended Bruce to others for mediations. You can always count on Bruce to review the parties’ materials and give his honest and informed view of the facts and the law. He has a broad background in civil litigation and good people skills, the two key elements of a successful civil mediator.”Mark Lefkow