Mediation is a process in which an impartial third party helps disputing parties work out a problem. Bill Hardie emphasizes to each party what the fact finder's perspective may be and what the outcomes may result in litigating the dispute.


  • Business and Contract Disputes

  • Will Contests

  • Construction and Real Estate Disputes

  • Employment Disputes

  • Personal Injury and Death Claims

  • Insurance Claims

  • Partnership / Shareholder Disputes

  • Collection Claims

Cost of Service

  • Half-day: $600 per party

  • Full-day: $1,250 per party (lunch provided)

Mediation rates include all reasonable preparatory and follow-up time and all basic office expenses associated with the mediation. Ancillary work or unanticipated time in excess of half-day or full-day appointments will be billed at an hourly rate of $300 per hour to be split equally among the parties.

  • Cancellation Policy
  • In the event of a cancellation the following portions of each party's mediation fee will be forfeited (if already paid) or charged (if not yet paid):
    • -100% of the fee if cancelled within 2 business days of the scheduled mediation date
    • -50% of the fee if cancelled within 5 business days of the scheduled mediation date
  • Other Relevant Terms & Information
  • -Weekend Sessions: Weekends are available for mediation sessions if requested by the parties or court due to scheduling limitations or other extenuating circumstances.
  • -Payment: Mediation fees are due prior to the mediation. Checks should be made payable to William Hardie—Tax ID No. 74-3011510.