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$150.00 per party/per day
Mediation Hourly Fees
2 Party Case: $175.00 Per Party Per Hour
3 Party Case: $150.00 Per Party Per Hour
4 Party Case: $135.00 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.
A 2-Hour Minimum will be charged in All Cases
For travel time for hearings outside the metro Atlanta area, $125.00 per hour will be charged, in addition to travel expenses including, but not limited to airfare, mileage, car rental, lodging and meals.
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.
If a Mediation or Arbitration is postponed, rescheduled or canceled for any reason WITHIN TEN (10) DAYS OF THE HEARING, the Responsible Party(s) will be charged a TWO-HOUR MINIMUM at the FULL hourly rate for all parties in the entire case, as stated on BAY Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC Fee Structure Sheet, included with the Confirmation Letter when the Mediation or Arbitration was scheduled. If any Party has any questions about this Policy, please call Thomas directly.
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Thomas Lyman has represented plaintiffs and defendants in Personal Injury, Wrongful Death and Insurance litigation cases as a civil litigator since 2012. In 2018, Thomas founded The Lyman Firm, which handles Automobile Injuries, Trucking, Premises Liability, and Negligent Security Cases. He also has experience in the areas of Insurance Coverage Disputes, Bad Faith/Extra-Contractual Claims, Coverage, and Subrogation.
Thomas has been chosen to the “Top 40 Under 40” by the National Trial Lawyers since 2017. He has also been named to the Super Lawyer list as a Rising Star® or as a Super Lawyer® since 2015. Since 2010, Thomas has been a registered neutral with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution and has mediated hundreds of cases across the state of Georgia.