The Town of Winchester, Massachusetts, acting through its Select Board, seeks to appoint a highly qualified attorney as Town Counsel effective July 1, 2022. The successful responding attorney should meet or exceed the qualifications stated in detail in the Request for Proposal (RFP) and, in general, should be: readily accessible to authorized public officials; experienced in municipal law (as further described in the RFP); scrupulous in adhering to required standards of professional conduct and ethics; and committed to rendering sound legal advice with suitable objectivity and professional detachment. A detailed description of the minimum requirements and scope of work can be found in the RFP.
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The Town anticipates entering into a contract for legal services with selected counsel with an anticipated contract start date of July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2023. There may also be an option to renew for one or multiple year terms, based upon mutual satisfaction, to be determined 60 days prior to the expiration of initial agreement.
Sealed proposals must be received by 3:00 pm EST on Monday, June 6, 2022, addressed to Mark Twogood, Assistant Town Manager, Office of the Town Manager, 71 Mt. Vernon Street, Winchester, MA 01890.
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The Town of Winchester reserves the right to cancel or reject in whole or in part any or all bids/proposals if the Town determines that cancellation or rejection serves the best interests of the town.