The Shelby County Board of Education (“SCBE”) invites the submission of Qualifications for the provision of Board Legal Counsel in accordance with the specifications enclosed herewith.
The Shelby County Board of Education (the “School Board”) is soliciting proposals from qualified law firms or individual attorneys with experience in representing school boards, or other local, state or federal government boards or entities to directly advise the School Board, from time to time and as needed, on legal issues or liability specifically involving the School Board. See included Board Resolution.
The public-school district (the “District”) governed by the School Board currently employs counsel that provides advice to the School Board, as well as the Superintendent of the District and key District staff. This request is intended to seek representation only for the School Board. At present, the position is not intended to be full-time.
Shelby County Board of Education reserves the right to reject or accept any or all Proposals submitted. Shelby County Board of Education shall have the right to consider factors other than the proposal response in awarding a contract. Shelby County Board of Education reserves at its sole discretion, the right to award this contract as deemed to be in the best interests of SCBE.
Responses shall be received by SCBE by the 27th of September @ 2:00 PM, CST 2017. Questions regarding submission of Proposals may be directed to Brenda Allen via email firstname.lastname@example.org, no later than 2:00PM/CST on September 19, 2017.
Shelby County Board of Education
Department of Procurement Services
160 S. Hollywood St., Memphis, TN 38112
Off: (901) 416.5376