Judge John Doran

Mediator/Arbitrator

Phone

Main:

678-222-0248


Fax:

404-252-3376


Direct:

770-634-4096

Fees
  • View Fees

    Administrative Fee
    $150.00 per party/per day

    Mediation / Arbitration Hourly Fees

    2 Party Case: $225.00 per Party Per Hour
    3 Party Case: $210.00 Per Party Per Hour
    4 Party Case: $195.00 Per Party Per Hour

    1 hour minimum

    Travel Fee:

    $125.00 per hour, plus mileage

    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.

    TRAVEL TIME:
    For travel time charges for mediations 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.

    *** A FINANCE CHARGE OF 1.50% PER MONTH (18% PER YEAR) WILL BE CHARGED ON BALANCES DUE OVER 45 DAYS.

Schedule
  • Schedule with John

    To reserve an appointment online, please click your preferred available date.
    Our staff will contact you on receipt of your Appointment Request form.

Judge Doran brings a lifetime of litigation experience to his role as mediator.  He conducted more than 200 civil jury trials during 30 years of practice in the Gwinnett Judicial Circuit.  In 2006 he was appointed judge of the State Court of Gwinnett County and in 14 years on the bench, presided over several hundred jury trials including cases involving medical malpractice, products liability, personal/ catastrophic injuries, wrongful death, and a wide range of business disputes.  He also served as an accountability court judge (DUI Court) for Gwinnett County. Continuing his work on the bench, Judge Doran has now been chartered as senior judge of the State Courts of Georgia.  He received his undergraduate degree from Michigan State University and his law degree from Emory University.

Areas of Expertise

  • Injuries + Accidents
  • Business + Commercial
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Insurance + Coverage
  • Real Estate + Condemnation

Locations

  • Atlanta

Languages Spoken

  • English

Credentials

ADR Training
  • J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development,
  • University of Georgia, Mediation Training, 2021
Education
  • Emory University School of Law, J.D., 1976
  • Michigan State University, B.A., 1973
Bar Admissions
  • Georgia
Court Admissions
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit.
Legal Employment
  • G. Hughel Harrison, Attorney at Law,
  • Associate, 1977-1980
  • John F. Doran Jr., P.C., Attorney at Law,
  • 1980-2006
  • Judge, State Court of Gwinnett County,
  • Division 6, 2006-2020