Services & Fees

Non-Roster Mediations

My fees when the parties specifically retain me, for one half day mediations, cover the following services:

  1. Preparation time; and,
  2. Up to three hours of mediation.

Costs for rental of facilities in which to conduct mediation session(s), if necessary, are in addition to fees.

Number of Parties Fee
2 $1,000 plus HST

For each additional party above 2: $500 plus HST.  For any additional mediation time above three hours, my hourly rate is $350 per hour plus HST.

Out-of-town and out-of-province Mediations

Please contact me by phone or email to make arrangements.  Parties will be responsible for expenses for my transportation and lodging, as well as rental of facilities for the mediation session(s), if necessary.   My fees are as follows for half day (3 hour) non-roster mediations (plus preparation) which are held outside of the Greater Ottawa area.

Number of Parties Fee
2 $2,000 plus HST

For each additional party above 2: $1000 plus HST.  For any additional mediation time above three hours, my hourly rate is $700 per hour plus HST.

Roster Mediations

I am on the roster of mediators for the Ontario Mandatory Mediation Program for the City of Ottawa.

Mediator’s fees for a mandatory mediation session (where I am assigned to mediate by the Court) cover the following services:

  1. One-half hour of preparation time for each party; and,
  2. Up to three hours of actual mediation.

Rental of facilities in which to conduct mediation sessions(s), if necessary, are in addition to fees.

My fees, as set by the Ministry, are as follows:

Number of Parties Maximum Fee
2 $600 plus HST
3 $675 plus HST
4 $750 plus HST
5 or more $825 plus HST

PLEASE NOTE: A cancellation fee, which is a genuine estimate of liquidated damages, will be charged for all mediations cancelled fewer than 7 days prior to the day of the scheduled mediation. Such fee shall be equal to 1/2 of the mediation fee plus full reimbursement for any non-refundable expenses incurred.