Mediation is a voluntary, non-binding, informal settlement conference at which the parties to a dispute (and often their attorneys) and a neutral lawyer/mediator attempt to overcome a negotiating impasse and reach a settlement.
The fee is comprised of an administrative fee for OMAS and an hourly billing for the specially trained lawyer/mediator. The length of the proceeding and the number of parties will affect the cost.
DO MOST CASES SETTLE AT MEDIATION?
Yes. Based on hundreds of cases annually, Approximately 90% settle the day of the mediation session/settlement conference.
WHAT TYPE OF DISPUTES ARE SUITABLE FOR MEDIATION?
Mediation is a helpful tool for disputes both in litigation and where suit has not been filed. OMAS has successfully settled personal injury, contract, oil and gas, employment and numerous other types of disputes.
ADVANTAGES OF MEDIATION
- Saving money. Cases settles at mediation result in significant financial savings to litigants.
- Giving the parties control of their case.
- Saving time.