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RFP - Professional Legal Services - City Attorney

City of Villa Rica

Listing Summary

The City of Villa Rica is seeking proposals from qualified law firms or attorneys to provide comprehensive legal services. The selected firm or individual will serve as legal counsel to the City in various matters, providing advice, representation, and support as needed.

Scope of Services:

The legal services required by the City of Villa Rica may include, but are not limited to:

1. General legal counsel on municipal matters, including compliance with state and federal laws.

2. Representation in litigation, administrative proceedings, and other legal matters.

3. Drafting and reviewing contracts, agreements, ordinances, and resolutions.

4. Providing legal opinions and advice to City officials and departments.

5. Assistance with land use and zoning issues.

6. Labor and employment law matters.

7. Reviewing and advising on municipal codes and regulations.

8. Other legal services as requested by the City.

Submission Requirements:

Interested parties are invited to submit proposals containing the following information:

1. Firm/Attorney Background: Provide an overview of your firm or individual attorney, including experience with municipal law and relevant qualifications.

2. Legal Team: Identify the attorneys who will be assigned to work with the City, along with their areas of expertise and experience.

3. Experience: Describe relevant experience representing municipal clients, including any similar engagements with other cities or governmental entities.

4. References: Provide references from current or former clients, particularly those in the public sector.

5. Approach: Outline your approach to providing legal services to the City of Villa Rica, including availability, communication protocols, and any innovative strategies.

6. Fee Structure: Detail your proposed fee structure, including hourly rates, retainer fees, and any additional costs or expenses.

7. Conflict of Interest: Disclose any potential conflicts of interest that may arise from representing the City of Villa Rica.

Submission Deadline and Contact Information:

All proposals must be delivered to the City no later than Friday, July 26, 2024 by 5pm.  Proposals must be delivered to:

City of Villa Rica

Attn: Tiffany Jenkins

Interim HR Director

571 West Bankhead Highway

Villa Rica, GA 30180. 

Proposers will be responsible for delivery of their proposals to the City before the deadline. Any proposal received after the deadline will not be considered.

All questions should be submitted via email to Tiffany Jenkins, Interim HR Director at

Evaluation Criteria:

Proposals will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

1. Qualifications and experience of the firm/attorney and legal team.

2. Demonstrated understanding of municipal legal issues and the needs of the City of Villa Rica.

3. References and track record of success representing municipal clients.

4. Proposed approach to providing legal services and responsiveness to the City's needs.

5. Reasonableness and clarity of the fee structure.

The City of Villa Rica reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to negotiate terms and conditions with the selected firm or individual. Submission of a proposal indicates acceptance of the terms outlined in this request for proposal.

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