$150.00 per party/per day
Mediation / Arbitration Hourly Fees
2 Party Case: $500.00 Per Party Per Hour
3 Party Case: $400.00 Per Party Per Hour
4 Party Case: $325.00 Per Party Per Hour
5 or More Party Case: $300.00 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. Such time is split equally among all parties, regardless of which party(s) submitted the material.
A 4-Hour Minimum will be charged in All Cases.
For travel time for hearings outside the metro Atlanta area, $500.00 per hour will be split equally between all parties, in addition to travel expenses including, but not limited to airfare, mileage, car rental, lodging and meals.
All fees and expense reimbursements must be paid in full on every arbitration prior to the award being published.
If a mediation or arbitration is cancelled or rescheduled for any reason* WITHIN FOURTEEN (14) DAYS OF THE DATE SCHEDULED, the responsible party(s) will be charged a FOUR (4) HOUR MINIMUM at Victor’s hourly rate per party x the number of parties (in addition to any time before the date scheduled spent on document review, research, written findings of fact/law or other pre-hearing time).
(*Of course, we understand being called to court and other unexpected, good faith reasons to cancel or reschedule occur. In such situations, no cancellation fee will be charged.)
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.