LEGAL-4485 - USA (Paterson, New Jersey) - Outside Legal Counsel Services - Deadline December 19,2019

Product (RFP/RFQ/RFI/Solicitation/Tender/Bid Etc.) ID: LEGAL-4485

Government Authority located in Paterson, New Jersey; USA based organization looking for expert vendor for outside legal counsel services.

[A] Budget: Looking for proposal

[B] Scope of Service:

- Vendor needs to provide outside legal counsel and patient advocate services for in civil commitment cases and court hearings to the government authority located in Paterson, NJ.
- In order to further these goals, the county counsel hereby establishes the following general guidelines for outside counsel handling legal matters for the County of Passaic.
- Outside counsel is to make all efforts to keep litigation costs to a minimum. Toward that end, outside counsel is to provide the county counsel with an initial case analysis and a litigation budget at the commencement of the representation. Outside counsel are also expected to advise the county counsel as soon as practicable when developments require that the budget be exceeded.
- Outside counsel is to consult with county counsel on an on-going basis throughout the representation. Outside counsel are also expected to obtain prior approval of the county counsel prior to filing motions, retaining experts or undertaking significant research projects.
- Outside counsel are to keep the number of attorneys involved in a matter to a minimum, and are to consult with the county counsel prior to assigning multiple attorneys to work on county matters.
- Outside counsel are not to bill for intra-office conferences, and are not to bill for time spent familiarizing new attorneys with a file.
- Outside counsel must agree to work with the county counsel and the county’s third-party administrator to keep costs under control. Outside counsel must agree to abide by any additional guidelines issued by the third-party administrator where applicable.
- Outside counsel is not to settle any matter without the express approval of the County Counsel. Outside counsel must advise the County Counsel of all settlement offers received from other parties in a timely manner to allow an appropriate response. In addition, Outside Counsel shall consult with the County Counsel prior to making any specific offer to settle a matter.
- Outside counsel is not to make any extraordinary litigation disbursements without obtaining the prior approval of the county counsel.
- Outside counsel are expected to promptly identify any conflict or potential conflict of interest arising from their representation to the county. Wherever possible, outside counsel is to bring any such conflicts to the attention of the county counsel prior to beginning representation.  

[C] Eligibility:

Onshore (USA Only)

[D] Work Performance:

Not Applicable

Expiry Date : Thursday, 19 December, 2019

Category : Legal Services

Country : USA

State : New Jersey

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