The District Court for the Northern District of New York will be accepting applications for new mediators pursuant to the District’s Mandatory Mediation Program – General Order#47. Attorneys interested in becoming a mediator may apply during the months of August, September and October. The application will be posted on our website beginning August 1st. Court approved hourly rates are $150 per hour for the first two hours of the initial mediation session. If necessary, the mediator may charge an additional $150/hour for up to two hours of preparation time for cases which require substantial preparation. Thereafter, the rate is capped at $325 per hour.
For additional information please see General Order #47 on our website at www.nynd.uscourts.gov