Fees

Fees

Administrative FeesNone
Correspondence FeesNone
Hearing Fee$300.00 per hour
(6-hour minimum)
Hearing Brief Review Fee$500.00 per brief
Supplemental Brief Review Fee$250.00 per brief
Opinion Drafting Fee$500.00 for a one-day hearing;
$300.00 for each additional hearing day
(Optional) Tentative Opinion Procedure Fee$400.00
Telephone Conference Fe$250.00 per hour (half-hour minimum)
Fee For Any Pre-Hearing Motions
Or Other Proceedings
$250.00 per hour reviewing papers
and conducting hearing (2-hour minimum).

Thus, a one-day, six-hour hearing with a written opinion would cost the parties a total of $2,300.00 (plus $500.00 for each Hearing Brief that is submitted).

Advance Payment of Fee: Hearing, Hearing Brief Review, Opinion Drafting, and Tentative Opinion Procedure Fees must be paid within 15 days of the date of the Notice of Hearing. Telephone Conference and Pre-Hearing Proceeding Fees must be paid within 15 days of the date of the invoice for such services. No hearing will commence until all of the foregoing fees have been paid. If the parties request additional hearing time, the fees for that time must be paid at the time the arbitrator agrees to the request. Supplemental Brief Review Fees must be paid when the supplemental brief is served. If one party pays the fees, and the others do not, a default will enter against the defaulting party.

Refund/Cancellation/Rescheduling Fee Policy: If the parties send a written notice of their agreement to cancel an arbitration hearing to ContractArbitration™ at least 14 days before the hearing, the fees previously advanced will be refunded less a $500 cancellation fee. If such notice is sent less than 14 days, but at least 48 hours before, the hearing, the