Tami McDowell Ayres

Mediator

Tami Ayers
Phone

Main:

678-222-0248


Fax:

404-252-3376


Direct:

404-293-2045

Fees
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    Administrative Fee
    $150.00 per party/per day

    Mediation Hourly Fees
    2 Party Case: $250.00 Per Party Per Hour
    3 Party Case: $225.00 Per Party Per Hour
    4 Party Case: $200.00 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.

    MINIMUM TIME:
    A 2-Hour Minimum will be charged in all cases.

    TRAVEL TIME:
    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.

Schedule
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Tami Ayres has practiced as a civil trial lawyer for over 30 years representing individuals who have been severely injured and families of individuals who have died as a result of medical negligence, aviation disasters, nursing home negligence, products liability, premises liability, toxic torts, automobile and trucking accidents and other negligent and intentional acts. Tami has litigated cases in State, Superior and Federal Courts in Georgia and the Southeast. She has been selected by her peers as a “Georgia Super Lawyer” and holds the Martindale-Hubbell AV®Preeminent™ rating, the highest possible rating in legal ability and ethical standards given by one’s peers.

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.

Areas of Expertise

Injuries + Accidents
Premises Liability
Professional Malpractice
Insurance + Coverage
Healthcare

Credentials

Education
  • University of Oklahoma School of Law, J.D., 1985
  • University of Oklahoma, BA in Letters, with honors, 1981
Bar Admissions
  • Georgia
Court Admissions
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • US District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • US District Court, Middle District of Georgia
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
Legal Employment
  • Scherffius, Ballard, Still & Ayres (Partner, 1995-2010)
    (Of Counsel, 2010-2018)
  • Andrew M. Scherffius PC (Associate, 1987-1995)
  • Bird & Scherffius (Associate, 1985-1987)
Professional Affiliations
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
Other Professional Accomplishments
  • AV®Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated¹ by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Georgia Super Lawyers®