Leon M. Firtel
Real-Time Availability Calendar
– 2 Party Case: $400 per hour
– 3 Party Case: $450 per hour
– 4 Party Case: $480 per hour
– Half Day – 2 hours, or the amount of time reserved if more than 2 hours
– Full Day – 6 hours, or the amount of time reserved if more than 6 hours
The mediation fee is calculated based on your Mediator’s hourly billing rate as detailed above including any pre-mediation preparation time and post-mediation follow-up time spent on the matter. Note: we do not charge any administrative, scheduling, or rescheduling fees. In exchange we ask that you please respect our time and the cancellation policy below.
MEDIATION CANCELLATION POLICY
If the mediation is canceled or rescheduled less than 72 hours (Monday – Friday) prior to the scheduled session, each party will be billed for their portion of the minimum fee. Note: it is your responsibility to notify us of a schedule change or cancellation; you should not rely on another party to do so. Please keep in mind our cancellation policy is meant to fairly compensate your Mediator for reserving the time scheduled for this mediation, which typically cannot be filled in less than 72 hours.
Leon M. Firtel, a retired Circuit Court Judge, served in the Civil, Family and Criminal divisions of the 11th Judicial Circuit for Miami-Dade County. Prior to becoming a Circuit Court Judge in 1997, Leon practiced law for 24 years as both a private lawyer as well as an Assistant City Attorney for the City of Miami for 14 years, Leon gained excellent experience in a wide range of case matters, which has proven immensely valuable to his mediation career where he utilizes his comprehensive knowledge and experience as powerful tools to bring parties to agreeable solutions.
Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil and Family Mediator