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Mediator Fees

Mediator Fee Rate

Cynthia’s mediation rates are full day rates that include:

1) the Pre-Session Conference Call with counsel two to three weeks before the mediation;

2) all of her preparation time; and

3) any reasonable amount of follow-up, should that be needed.

Her flat fee varies depending on the particulars of a matter. For further rate information, please contact Robert, Cynthia’s Practice Manager, at or 510 452 5298.

Cynthia does not mediate on a half-day or hourly basis.

Fee Due Date

Mediator fees are due two weeks from the date our invoices are e-mailed.

Cancellation or Postponement Fees

Cynthia does not charge any fee should a scheduled mediation be canceled or need rescheduling.  However, Cynthia encourages parties to let her know as soon as possible if a schedule adjustment is likely to be requested.

AAA Mediations

If you are mediating with Cynthia through AAA, please refer to Cynthia’s rates and cancellation policy by contacting AAA at 877-495-4185, or by visiting

Photo above used by permission of Bay Area artist William Zhang.