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Public Defense and Assigned Counsel ContractsPublic Defense and Assigned Counsel Contracts

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000559792

Bid Title: Public Defense and Assigned Counsel ContractsPublic Defense and Assigned Counsel Contracts

Agency Bid No. Title: Not Stated

Received Date: 05/03/2016

Close Date: 05/27/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Description: The Office of the Defender General is searching for attorneys to provide Public Defense and Assigned Counsel services under contract throughout the State of Vermont for Fiscal Year 2017 commencing July 1. These legal services are available to indigent defendants charged with crimes with the possibility of jail, to parties in juvenile proceedings in Family Court, in appellate cases before the Vermont Supreme Court, and in post-conviction relief cases. Contracts include: Serious Felony Unit services. Public Defense caseload relief services. Assigned counsel services in all counties throughout the state. Assigned counsel contractors provide quality legal services to persons entitled to be represented by a public defender, in cases in which the public defender in the county has a conflict of interest. These contracts range from a very small caseload in only criminal or juvenile cases, to full-time contracts covering both caseloads. Assigned Counsel appellate services. Assigned Counsel post-conviction relief services. Assigned Counsel Coordinator services. Qualifications for public defense and assigned counsel contracts are current admission to the Vermont Bar, handicap accessibility to the practice, and a demonstrated ability to provide high quality representation with an emphasis on trial practice and courtroom skills while managing a heavy caseload. The contracts are performance based and provide for a monthly payment based on historical caseload.No additional specifications were given.

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Product Code: 96149

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of Vermont - Office of Defender General

State: Vermont

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Lora Evans 6 Baldwin Street, 4th Floor, Montpelier, Vermont, 05633

Phone: 802-828-3160

Fax: 802-828-3163




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