I may require a retainer deposited in advance, decided on a case-by-case basis.

If a date is reserved, the mediation/hearing is expected to begin on time.

Fees are as follows (effective 1-1-17):

    • $485 per hour (4 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 by the parties. The usual fee for a full day is $450, including snacks and lunch.

A cancellation within fifteen calendar days of a scheduled session is subject to a $1000 fee.

QUESTIONS? IrwinJoseph.mediator@gmail.com

"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."


Santa Cruz Attorney