Fees & Policies

Hourly Rate for Mediation and Arbitration

Two parties: $200 per hour for each party.

Three parties: $150 per hour for each party.

Four parties: $125 per hour for each party.

Five or more parties: $600 per hour divided equally among all parties.

Multiple individuals or entities that share common interests and are represented by one attorney or one law firm will be treated as one party.

Hourly rate includes all time working on the matter including preparation, time spent in conference, document review, report drafting, and electronic filing.

The hourly rate does not include expenses for conference room rentals.

Minimum Charge

There will be a 3 hour minimum charge for half-day mediations and arbitrations.

There will be a 6 hour minimum charge for full-day mediations and arbitrations.

Schedule Appointment

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Cancellation Policy

$600 charge for half-day mediations and arbitrations canceled within 7 days of the scheduled date.

$1,200 charge for full-day mediations and arbitrations canceled within 7 days of the scheduled date.

Cancellation charges will be divided equally among the parties and will be billed to their attorney or law firm unless otherwise agreed by the parties.

Billing and Payment

An invoice will be emailed to the attorneys or law firms representing the parties. An invoice will not be sent to the parties or their insurance company. Payment is due within 30 days of receipt of invoice.

Please make check payable to Brazzeal Mediation, PLLC. Employer Identification Number (EIN) 87-1102633.

Please mail payment to: Brazzeal Mediation, 8301 Laurel Lakes Way, Naples, FL 34119.

Scheduling

Half-day mediations and arbitrations are generally scheduled for 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Full-day mediations and arbitrations are generally scheduled for 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Mr. Brazzeal will attempt to accommodate reasonable scheduling requests.

Location

Mediations and arbitrations will be held virtually, at a court reporter’s office, the office of an attorney representing a party, or another location agreed to by the parties.

Mr. Brazzeal will coordinate all virtual (Zoom and Webex) meetings.

The parties are responsible for coordinating any in-person mediation location and paying for any conference room rental fees. Mr. Brazzeal will assist the parties in coordinating a location upon request.

Travel Time

There will be no charge for travel for mediations and arbitrations held virtually (Zoom and Webex).

There will be no charge for travel for mediations and arbitrations in the following counties: Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Sarasota, Hendry, and Broward. Travel outside of those counties will be charged at $100 per hour.

Confirmation

An Engagement Letter confirming the date, time, location, and hourly rate will be sent to the attorneys representing the parties.

A separate email will be sent with log-in information for virtual mediations and arbitrations.

Please email a copy of the Notice of Mediation or Notice of Arbitration to Chad@BrazzealMediation.com.

Materials

Please email any materials for Mr. Brazzeal to review before the mediation or arbitration to Chad@BrazzealMediation.com.

Contact Us

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Chad T. Brazzeal, Esquire

8301 Laurel Lakes Way
Naples, FL 34119
(239) 821-0069 Phone
Chad@BrazzealMediation.com