Michael Lemon

Mediator/Arbitrator

Phone

Main:

678-222-0248


Direct:

478-757-0225

Fees
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    Administrative Fee
    $150.00 per party/per day

    Workers’ Compensation Cases
    2 Party Case: $150.00 Per Party Per Hour
    3 Party Case: $135.00 Per Party Per Hour
    4 Party Case: $125.00 Per Party Per Hour

    Non-Workers’ Compensation Cases
    2 Party Case: $175.00 Per Party Per Hour
    3 Party Case: $150.00 Per Party Per Hour
    4 Party Case: $140.00 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.

    TRAVEL TIME:
    For travel time charges for mediations 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.

    *** A FINANCE CHARGE OF 1.50% PER MONTH (18% PER YEAR) WILL BE CHARGED ON BALANCES DUE OVER 45 DAYS.

Schedule
  • Schedule with Michael

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    Our staff will contact you on receipt of your Appointment Request form.

Michael believes in a collaborative approach to mediation. He believes that the parties can work together to solve issues and reach the best agreements. He views his role as a facilitator who can guide the parties to a settlement in a neutral, balanced, and safe manner.

 

Michael has been licensed to practice law in Georgia since 2003. His practice focuses on representing workers, individuals, and families for injuries, wrongful death and health disputes. Prior to entering the legal field, he was employed for 11 years in the property and casualty insurance industry.

 

Michael is certified by the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution in General Civil Mediations and Domestic Relations Mediations. He is also an arbitrator. He conducts arbitrations for the Better Business Bureau- Autoline program. He is registered with Macon and Houston Judicial Circuit’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program. He conducts mediations and accepts pro-bono referrals for Middle Georgia Access to Justice. Michael also serves on the Citizen Review Panel for the Juvenile court of Bibb County.

Areas of Expertise

  • Injuries + Accidents
  • Insurance + Coverage
  • Family + Divorce

Locations

  • Macon
  • Middle and South Georgia

Languages Spoken

  • English

Credentials

ADR Training
  • General Civil Mediation – The New Decision Management Associates, Inc., 2018
  • Domestic Relations – The New Decision Management Associates, Inc., 2018
  • Arbitration – Henning Mediation & Arbitration Services, Inc., 2019
Bar Admissions
  • Georgia
Court Admissions
  • Superior Courts of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Georgia Supreme Court
Employment
  • Adams, Hemingway & Wilson – Clerk (01/03 – 06/03)
  • Paul M. Knott, PC – Associate (06/03 – 12/06)
  • Knott & Lemon, PC – Partner (01/07 – 06/14)
  • Michael E. Lemon, LLC – Owner (07/14 – Present)
Professional Affiliations
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Macon Bar Association
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
Presentations
  • Workers’ Compensation Law Institute, Speaker – Ethics (11-11-14)