Richard L. Gilbert
Richard L. Gilbert, Judge of the Superior Court (Retired)
Resolution Arts Building
2630 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95816
T: 916.442.0414 F: 916.442.7046
© Richard L. Gilbert 2015
Effective September 7, 2017, the fees for cases calendared on and after January 3, 2018 are:
Mediation: $5,000 per day or portion
of a day. We do not typically charge for
pre-mediation preparation or post-mediation follow-up. In extraordinary cases involving substantial
pre or post-mediation work, time is billed at $675.00 per hour. An advance fee deposit of $5,000 is required.
Arbitration: $5,000 per hearing day or
portion of a hearing day. Time spent on
pre- and post-arbitration hearing work (e.g.: pre-hearing conferences, motions,
post-hearing decision preparation and the like) is billed at $675 per hour. A minimum deposit of $5,000 is required.
Special Master, Discovery Referee and similar services are billed at the rate of
$675 per hour and are subject to a 4 hour per assignment minimum fee. Time in excess of the minimum is billed based
on actual time spent.
- For cases calendared before January 3, 2018. all services (Mediation, Arbitration, Discovery Referee and Special Master services) are billed at the rate of $575 per hour and are subject to a four-hour minimum and to a $2,300 deposit on scheduling.
Time in excess of the minimum is billed based on actual time spent.