Brevard Mediation Services bills each matter a flat fee on the basis of whether it is a half-day or full day mediation. All incidental costs for review, pre-conference discussions and post-conference follow-up are included in the flat fee. A half day mediation (defined as any mediation conference lasting 4 hours or fewer) is billed at a flat fee of $1600.00. A full day mediation (any mediation conference lasting greater than 4 hours) is billed at $3200.00. Flat fees are still subject to the parties’ decisions on pro rata sharing. A minimum fee of $1200.00 is charged if a mediation is cancelled without rescheduling less than 2 business days in advance. Multi-party mediation fees are handled on a case-by-case basis. Contact Christina Magee to discuss.
Arbitrations are billed on an hourly basis at $450 per hour. A hearing day (8 hours, with a one-hour lunch break) is billed at $4000.00. A hearing day’s fee is charged for any scheduled arbitration cancelled without rescheduling less than 5 business days in advance. Charges for fees incurred prior to cancellation will be assessed.
Travel fees and costs apply to in-person proceedings scheduled outside of Brevard County, FL. Please contact Christina Magee to discuss if necessary.
Matters where a party fails to appear or where the mediator is informed less than two business days prior to the scheduled mediation that the parties are unable to participate will be subject to a minimum fee of $800, unless waived by the mediator or rescheduled.