L. Alpert Mediations offers competitive and affordable mediation services. Fees and scheduling are subject to change and are based upon availability.
All parties represented by the same attorney are considered a single party for purposes of the mediation fee.
Please make sure to read the Fees and cancellation policy carefully.
Mediation Fee Schedule for Sessions in Dallas and Surrounding Dallas/Fort Worth Area:
This flat rate covers all preparation time, calls in advance of the mediation, any administrative fees, the mediation session, the mediation facilities, and reasonable follow-up after the session.
Full Day: $1,300 per party* 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
For full-day mediations, the fee will include a working lunch unless other arrangements are made.
Half Day: $650 per party* 9:00 a.m. – 1 p.m. or 1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Micro-Mediation**: $500.00 per party* 10:00 a.m. – 1 p.m. or 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
**Micro-Mediations are available for limited issue two party cases. Three hour sessions without lunch.
*If significant additional time is needed on the day of mediation, an additional hourly fee of $175 per party will be assessed and due upon completion of meditation session.
If you believe your case involves special circumstances that would warrant a rate adjustment or a different time allotment, please call to discuss the matter.
Payment Terms and Policy:
All fee payments shall be in the form of cash, cashier's check, insurance company check, corporate check or check drawn on the bank account of (or payment guaranteed by) a law firm and payable to L. Alpert Mediations. If payment is tendered in any other form, it will be deemed as guaranteed by counsel.
Payment of the Mediation fee is due within ten (10) days of the confirmation of the sheduled date for mediation however, no later than the start of the mediation session. If payment is not received within ten days of the confirmation of the scheduled mediation, the date will be released and it may become necessary to reschedule the mediation.
Each party's attorney shall be responsible for the timely payment of mediation fees. The mediator may refuse to begin the mediation session if all fees have not been tendered in an acceptable form.
Cancellation and/or Rescheduling Policy:
Typically, I do not charge a cancellation or rescheduling fee; however, if a mediation is canceled within three business days of the session and not rescheduled, a 50% cancellation fee may be charged to the party or parties canceling at the discretion of the mediator.
As your mediator, I am focused on providing expedient, cost effective, comprehensive solutions to your dispute. Cancelling and rescheduling results in delays and inconvenience to all involved. I will do my best to accommodate changes in scheduling.