John P. Thielman
$150.00 per party/per day
Mediation / Arbitration 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.
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.
John Thielman is an experienced trial lawyer in cases involving Insurance Defense, Personal Injury, and Premises Liability. John is a former Prosecutor and Chief Counsel of a Fortune 100 Insurance Company's Litigation Management Department. In addition to serving as a mediator, John is on the faculty of Georgia State University's J. Mack College of Business where he teaches undergraduate and graduate students on the US legal system, operating a business in the US, litigation and ADR. He is also a registered neutral with the Georgia Commission on Dispute Resolution. John's background as an educator, insurance executive, and plaintiff's attorney makes him uniquely qualified to help you resolve your dispute through mediation.
Areas of Expertise
- Business & Commercial
- Injuries & Accidents
- Insurance & Coverage
- Intellectual Property
- Real Estate & Condemnation
- Wills, Trusts & Probates