Fees & Costs


Construction Consulting Services

  • Hourly Rate is $265.00
  • Portal to Portal Travel Time Hourly Rate is $130.00
  • Mileage Rate is $.55 per mile driven in personal automobile
  • All Out of Pocket Expenses are billed at cost (Motel, Parking, Taxi, Uber, Rental Car, Tips, gasoline, etc.).
  • Air Fare is Delta Air Lines Full Coach Rate (Delta is only carrier serving Dothan, AL).
  • Meals are billed at a flat rate of $95.00 per day for each night out of town.
  • Billing is monthly & due Net 15th Prox.

Private Mediation / Construction Mediation

  • Hourly Rate is $325.00 (4 Hour Minimum) or Flat Fee of $2,600.00 per day plus mileage, travel time, out of pocket expenses, air fare & meals.
  • Note: Mediation through American Arbitration Association is as indicated on my panel information sheet. See www.adr.org or contact your local AAA office and ask for G. Lyle Charles as your Mediator.
  • If Private Mediation is cancelled within 14 days of scheduled mediation date a cancellation fee of $1,300.00 is owed to compensate for lost workday.
  • Private Mediation Fees are billed in advance at the daily rate & are due 10 days prior to scheduled mediation date.
Interim Short Term Management Services / Crisis Management/ Turnaround Services / Business Coaching
  • Services offered at a negotiated & agreed to all-inclusive daily or monthly fee.
  • Billing is monthly & due Net 15th
Party Appointed Arbitration Services
  • Services are billed at $285.00 per hour (6 hour per day minimum), plus all travel time, mileage, out of pocket expenses, air fare & daily meal allowance as applicable.
  • This service requires an advance deposit as agreed to with the client.