Any number of parties: $150.00 Per Party Per Hour
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.
Valerie Tobin has been a civil trial attorney since 1984. She has represented plaintiffs and defendants in cases involving Auto & Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability, Professional Negligence, Business/Contract Disputes, Landlord/Tenant Disputes, and Divorce & Family Law. Valerie has been a civil and domestic mediator since 1992 and has served as a mediator in over 800 civil cases. She is a registered neutral with the Georgia Commission on Dispute Resolution and is a recognized member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals and the Georgia Academy of Mediators and Arbitrators. As Executive Director of the Fulton County State and Magistrate Court ADR Externship Program from 1995 to 2002, Valerie trained and supervised law students from Emory University and Georgia State University in the mediation of 2,500 cases per year. She has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Georgia Mediators Association since 2005 and has served as its President and Treasurer.
Areas of Expertise
- Business & Commercial
- Divorce & Family
- Injuries & Accidents
- Insurance & Coverage
- Professional Malpractice
- Real Estate & Condemnation
- Wills, Trusts & Probates