Botterud Mediation Fees

Carl Botterud provides dispute resolution and investigation services throughout the state of California. Services outside of California will be considered on a case-by-case basis in light of applicable state law.  

Mediation Fees: The flat rate for a full day, single plaintiff, employment matter is: $4,500. This includes all pre-mediation preparation, travel time and post mediation phone follow-up as needed. Fees are due and payable upon reservation of the mediation date. Fees are fully refundable unless the mediation is cancelled fewer than 21 calendar days before the scheduled date. Rates for class action matters or for non-employment related matters will be provided upon request. The flat half-day rate is $2,800 for four hours starting at 10:00 am. Hourly rate  beyond four hours is $600, billed in fifteen minute increments.

Investigation Fees: Workplace and higher education investigations are conducted on an hourly fee basis agreed upon in advance with the client based upon the scope and anticipated complexity of the investigation. 

Not for Profit: Reduced fees are available for matters involving not for profit clients on a case by case basis.