Thomas P. Feher, a trial lawyer since 1990, has successfully litigated hundreds of cases on behalf of clients ranging from individuals to large businesses and public entities, with his current emphasis focused on business and employment disputes but also embracing other areas of general business and litigation practice. Mr. Feher serves as an arbitrator for the Kern County Bar Association (KCBA) in fee disputes, has mediated matters, serves on the KCBA Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, serves as a Settlement Officer for the Los Angeles Superior Court and has served as a Judge Pro Tem for the Kern County Superior Court.
Having a thorough knowledge of business strategies and litigation experience, Mr. Feher understands and resolves issues through the lens of a businessperson’s perspective and goals. Mr. Feher has been a speaker and moderator on a variety of topics covering civil practice, employment law, wage and hour, law management and professional liability. Mr. Feher has had a broad-based litigation practice including:
Mr. Feher has been recognized as an experienced litigator earning membership with the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Rated AV® by Martindale-Hubbell and selected as a “Superlawyer.” He has chaired and served on a number of committees and he is an active member of the community through his work with local schools, mock trial, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), and a variety of other community programs and activities.
University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, California
J.D. – 1990
San Diego State University
B.A. – 1986
Major: Political Science and Speech Communication
The current cost for a one-day session of mediation is a minimum of $3,500 for simple tort claims. Half-day sessions are a minimum of $2,000. For employment and more complex cases fees start at a minimum of $4000.00 for a one-day session and $2500 for a half-day session. Fees include administrative setup and preliminary work up and preparation. For in-person mediations that require special accommodations, out of town or out of jurisdiction matters involving travel may require additional costs and fees. Schedule here or call for a quote.
Advance payment or retainer is required based upon time estimates and other issues identified. There may be charges for extra preparation, hearing time, conferences and follow-up time. After the mediation has concluded, a supplemental invoice will be sent for the additional fees and/or costs which is due and payable upon receipt. Once payment is received, dates will be confirmed.
Each participant’s share of the total amount due must be deposited immediately upon receipt of the invoice to guarantee the reservation. Mr. Feher reserves the right to offer the date to other potential mediation participants until the deposit is paid. The deposit is a true retainer guaranteeing the time scheduled.
All payments are subject to the following cancellation policy: If a matter is canceled at least 7 days prior to scheduled services, a full refund is available, less a $150 administrative fee (unless a new date is agreed upon). For cancellation within 6 to 2 days before scheduled services, a 75% refund is available. If a cancellation occurs within 2 days of scheduled services, a 50% refund is available.