Fees


"Irwin has been instrumental in helping to settle and resolve a number of very complicated and complex cases of mine, and always in an economical and efficient fashion.  I would not hesitate to use him for any of my cases in the future."


Stephen
Santa Cruz Attorney




I may require a retainer deposited in advance, usually the equivalent of three hours time. 

If a date is reserved, the mediation/hearing is expected to begin on time.  Mediations will usually commence at 9:30am.


Fees are as follows:

South Bay (effective 1-1-17):
  • $485 per hour (3 hour minimum)
  • No charge for travel time.
  • No charge for time spent scheduling.
  • No charge for file setup.
  • No administrative fees.
  • Preparation time at normal hourly rate

If a neutral site is required, the fee for a suite of conference rooms will be shared (1/3 each party and 1/3 by me).  The usual fee for a full day is $400, including snacks and lunch.



Central Coast:

  • $350 per hour (3 hour minimum)
  • No charge for travel time.
  • No charge for time spent scheduling.
  • No charge for file setup.
  • No administrative fees.
  • Preparation time at normal hourly rate

A cancellation within ten calendar days of a scheduled session is subject to a $500 fee.



QUESTIONS? IrwinJoseph.mediator@gmail.com