$150.00 per party/per day
Mediation / Arbitration Hourly Fees
2 Party Case: $250.00 Per Party Per Hour
3 Party Case: $200.00 Per Party Per Hour
4 Party Case: $150.00 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 the neutral;
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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Judge J. Jessy Lall has served as a Magistrate Court Judge and Administrative Law Judge for almost 17 years. Now, as a Senior Judge, Jessy brings a wealth of judicial and litigation knowledge and experiences to facilitate the mediation process for a successful outcome for the parties. As a Judge in the Fulton County high volume courts, Jessy has tried hundreds of civil and criminal bench trials every year, as well as jury trials where she sat pro hac as a State Court Judge since 2007. As a judge, she presided over a variety of civil cases including Personal Injuries and Accidents, Premises Liability, Construction and other Contract issues, Employment and Labor disputes, Professional Malpractice, Landlord/Tenant Lease disputes, as well as Garnishment cases. Jessy was responsible for the civil small claims and landlord/tenant divisions, as well as held felony pre-trial hearings, issued thousands of arrest/search warrants and trained incoming magistrate judges. Jessy was previously a civil trial attorney (plaintiff’s and defense) working on Personal Injury, Debt Collection, Premises Liability, Malpractice, Trucking litigation, Contract Disputes, Real Estate cases as well as some Corporate law matters. She later managed her own solo practice where she tried all manner of cases from traffic court to real estate transactions and domestic cases. She has served on the Executive Board of the Georgia Council of Magistrate Court Judges as well on this Council’s Mentorship and Magistrate Benchbook committees. Jessy is a member of the Council’s faculty for training judges, and co-chairs the Judges’ curriculum committee. She had also been on the Board for the Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association (GAPABA) where she continues her membership along with the Atlanta Bar Association, The Lawyers Club, North Fulton Bar Association, the South Asian Bar Association (SABA) and the Stonewall Bar Association. Since 1996, Jessy has participated as a judge for the State Bar’s Mock Trial Competitions as well as served as a panel speaker for a number of nonprofit organizations. It is noteworthy that Jessy is Georgia’s First Indian female judge of South Asian descent appointed to the Georgia judiciary. As a Judge and attorney, Jessy has a proven track record to positively advice, mentor and guide litigants, attorneys and judges with a grounded and realistic approach. She engages with the parties in a meaningful and respectful way, identifies the issues and facilitates the discussion to a mutually acceptable outcome. Jessy obtained her Juris Doctorate degree in 1994 from the Georgia State University College of Law after she graduated with her B.S. and M.B.A. from Wright State University in Ohio. She grew up in Singapore, attending the Methodist Girls School and the Anglo Chinese Junior College, where she excelled in her General Cambridge ‘A” and “O” Examinations. Jessy is married to Sanjay Lall, and they have a son and daughter. Favorite Sports Team: Atlanta United and Falcons Favorite Movies: To Kill a Mockingbird; Hunt for Red October Favorite Role Models: Mom and Husband Favorite Activities: Travel; Cooking, (& watch cooking shows), Theater, Movies, and my Elliptical (torture) machine.