POLICIES & FEES

Policies Effective January 1, 2021

STANDARD RATE

Mediations/ARBITRATIONS

Half Day: $3,500

Full Day: $7,000

Over 9 Hours: Additional Hourly Fee

Arbitration set up fee: $500

CLASS ACTION AND PAGA MATTERS

Mediations

$9,000 per Day
Over 9 hours: Additional Hourly Fee

CONSULTATIONS

$400 - $600 per Hour

Travel fee is $400 flat rate for Fresno or Bakersfield.
$200 per hour for cases beyond Fresno or Bakersfield.
No travel fee for class action or PAGA.

An overtime rate applies to evening or weekend appointments.
No Arbitration hearings over five days are accepted without prior discussion.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Mediations and Half Day Arbitrations


$1,500 / Half Day
$3,500 / Full Day
$4,500 / PAGA or class action

Notice of cancellation must be received at least seven full calendar days in advance of the start of the hearing date.

Arbitrations Scheduled for One or More Days



Notice of cancellation must be received at least forty five days in advance of the start of the hearing date to avoid forfeiture of deposit. Every reasonable effort will be made to backfill the time.

DEPOSIT POLICY FOR ARBITRATIONS

Total fee is due 60 days prior to the day arbitration is scheduled to begin.