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Bid Title: RFQ for Public Defense Services in Churchill County
Category: RFQ - Public Defense in Churchill County
Status: Open
Bid Recipient: Churchill County Clerk/Treasurer

Churchill County is requesting qualifications from attorneys and/or law firms interested in contracting for public defender services for indigent defendants appearing to answer criminal charges in the 10th Judicial District Court and the Justice Court of New River Township as well as Drug Court, in Fallon, Churchill County, Nevada. Additionally, the attorneys will be responsible for appointed representation for juveniles alleged to have committed delinquent acts and/or children in need of supervision, as well as appointments to represent parties in 432B cases and proceedings to terminate parental rights. Please review the proposed contract for more details on responsibilities.

Deadline for submittal of proposals: October 18, 2017 at 12:00 PM

Churchill County Clerk/Treasurer
155 N. Taylor St., Suite 110
Fallon, NV  89406

Selection by the Board of County Commissioners: November 2, 2017 at 8:15 AM

Churchill County currently contracts with three independent attorneys for indigent defense. At least one is open for appointment.

The contract shall be for an amount of $120,000 annually but the County Commissioners will consider an increase in compensation at its meeting scheduled for September 20th. Attorneys will be able to see extra compensation for costs and fees related to investigations and extraordinary cases. Capital cases are outside the scope of the contract. The term will be for two years, beginning on December 1, 2017.
Publication Date/Time:
9/6/2017 10:25 AM
Closing Date/Time:
10/18/2017 12:00 PM
Submittal Information:
Due to Clerk/Treasurer by 12:00 PM 10-18-17
Bid Opening Information:
Contact Person:
Benjamin D. Shawcroft Civil Deputy District Attorney 775.428.0217
Download Available:
Business Hours:
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fax Number:
no fax or email accepted
Please see RFQ materials and proposed contract for qualification information.
Special Requirements:
See RFQ and proposed contract.

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