- Catastrophic Personal Injuries/Brain Injuries
- Sports + Entertainment
- Wrongful Death
- Insurance + Coverage
- Civil Rights / Section 1985
$200.00 per party/per day
Mediation Hourly Fees
2 Party Case: $250.00 Per Party Per Hour
3 Party Case: $225.00 Per Party Per Hour
4 Party Case: $200.00 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.
A 3-Hour Minimum will be charged for in person cases. A 3-hour Minimum will be charged in all others.
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.
If a Mediation or Arbitration is postponed, rescheduled or canceled for any reason WITHIN TEN (10) DAYS OF THE HEARING, the Responsible Party(s) will be charged a TWO-HOUR MINIMUM at the FULL hourly rate for all parties in the entire case, as stated on BAY Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC Fee Structure Sheet, included with the Confirmation Letter when the Mediation or Arbitration was scheduled. If any Party has any questions about this Policy, please call Hilliard directly.
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Our staff will contact you on receipt of your Appointment Request form.
Please note that a requested date is not fully booked until confirmed by our scheduling coordinator, Sam Kinghorn.
Hilliard V. Castilla is a skilled litigator who is recognized as one of the top trial lawyers in the Atlanta metropolitan area. He has tried over 200 and boasts a success rate of well over 90%. Mr. Castilla is considered the “go to” man for high profile, complicated suits. A graduate of Jackson State University and the premier litigation firms in the metro Atlanta area. He has been appointed by the Supreme Court of Georgia to serve on various Committees for the State Bar of Georgia and was recently appointed as a Fellow of the American Bar Association, an honor bestowed on only 1% of attorneys nationally. Recently appointed to the bench as judge pro tem, Judge Castilla is not only an experienced litigator but also a respected jurist who leverages all of his experience to resolve cases.