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SOQ 23-030-Providing Various Supplemental Professional Legal Services when needed for Jefferson Parish
Louisiana > Jefferson Parish Government
SOQ: 74160746

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PUBLIC NOTICE
SOQ 23-030
 
Supplemental Professional Legal Services
 
 
          The Parish of Jefferson, authorized by Resolution No.142921, is hereby soliciting a Statement of Qualifications (Professional Legal Services Questionnaire) from persons or firms interested in Providing Various Supplemental Professional Legal Services when needed for Jefferson Parish.
 
 
Deadline for Submissions: 3:30 p.m., November 1, 2023
 
 
The following criteria, listed in order of importance, will be used to evaluate the statement of the firms submitting, with only those persons or firms receiving an overall cumulative score of at least seventy (70) percent or greater, of the total possible points for all categories to be assigned by the participating legal services evaluation committee members shall be deemed qualified to perform outside legal services tasks:
 
Professional training and experience in relation to the type of work required for the outside legal services. (Maximum points awarded shall be thirty-five (35).)
Size of firm and capacity for timely completion of newly assigned work considering the number of professional and support personnel required to perform the type of outside legal service tasks and the firm's current unfinished workload. (Maximum points awarded shall be thirty (30).)
Past performance by person or firm on parish contracts. Assertions of fault by a person or firm, which shall include time delays, cost over-runs, and/or malfeasance in prior work completed for the parish shall be evidenced by substantiating documentation provided by the parish attorney and received by the chairman of the evaluation committee a minimum of two (2) weeks prior to the scheduled date of the legal services evaluation committee meeting. (Maximum points awarded shall be ten (10).)
Location of the principal office where work will be performed. Preference shall be given to persons or firms with a principal business office at which the work will be performed as follows: (1) Jefferson Parish, including municipalities located within Jefferson Parish (15 points); (2) Neighboring Parishes of the Greater New Orleans Metropolitan Region, which includes Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles and St. Tammany Parishes (12 points); (3) Parishes other the foregoing (ten (10) points); (4) outside the State of Louisiana (six (6) points). Maximum points awarded shall be fifteen (15).)
Adversarial legal proceedings between the parish and the person or firm performing professional services, in which the parish prevailed, and excluding those instances or cases where the person or firm was added as an indispensable party, or where the person or firm participated in or assisted the public entity in prosecution of its claim. In the event that the person or firm fails to provide accurate and detailed information regarding legal proceedings with the parish, including the absence of legal proceedings, the person or firm shall be deemed unresponsive with regard to this category, and zero (0) points shall be awarded. (Maximum points awarded shall be fifteen (15) for the lack of any such adversarial proceedings as defined.)
Prior successful completion of projects of the type and nature of legal services, as defined, for which firm has provided verifiable references. (Maximum points to be awarded shall be five (5).) 
That the person or firm submitting a Statement of Qualifications shall have the following minimum qualification: at least one Firm Representative, as defined in Section 2-926 of the Jefferson Parish Code of Ordinances, who is licensed to practice law in the State of Louisiana, with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience.
 
The person or firm submitting a Statement of Qualification (Professional Legal Services Questionnaire) must identify all subcontractors who will assist in providing professional services for the project, in the professional services questionnaire. Each subcontractor shall be required to submit a (Professional Legal Services Questionnaire) and all documents and information included in the questionnaire.  (Refer to Jefferson Parish Code Ordinance, Section 2-928)
 
All persons or firms (including subcontractors) must submit a Statement of Qualifications (Professional Legal Services Questionnaire) by the deadline. The latest professional services questionnaire may be obtained by contacting the Purchasing Department at (504) 364-2678 or via the Jefferson Parish website at www.jeffparish.net.  This questionnaire can be accessed by hovering over “Business and Development” on the website and clicking on the Professional Services Questionnaires option under “Doing Business in Jefferson Parish”.
 
Submissions will only be accepted electronically via Jefferson Parish’s e-Procurement site, Central Bidding at www.centralauctionhouse.com or www.jeffparishbids.net.  Registration is required and free for Jefferson Parish vendors by accessing the following link: www.centralauctionhouse.com/registration.php.
 
No submittals will be accepted after the deadline.
 
Affidavits are not required to be submitted with the Statement of Qualifications, but shall be submitted prior to contract approval.
 
Disputes/protests relating to the decisions by the evaluation committee or by the Jefferson Parish Council shall be brought before the 24th Judicial Court.
 
ADV: The New Orleans Advocate:  October 25, 2023

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Creator Username: SFOLSE
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Started: 25-Oct-2023 8:33:00 AM CDT
Ends: 01-Nov-2023 3:30:00 PM CDT ( Expired )
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SFOLSE on 30-Oct-2023 9:03:57 AM CDT
QUESTION: We are finalizing our proposal to submit for the above SOQ. Does each law firm need to submit their proposal separately? I wanted to see if I can submit an executed SOQ for both my law firm and our co- counsel. ANSWER: Proposals are to be submitted seperately
UPDATE/ADDENDUM HISTORY
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BID HISTORY
Username Bid Amount Type Company name Bid Amount Bid Placed
CouhigPartners
For entire project Couhig Partners, LLC =SEALED= 25-Oct-2023 9:45:50 AM CDT
 
Submission for SOQ 23-030 - Professional Legal Services for Jefferson Parish
Couhig Partners, LLC
1100 Poydras Street
Suite 3250
New Orleans, LA 70163
 
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grhgadmin2
For entire project Gaudry, Ranson, Higgins & Gremillion LLC =SEALED= 25-Oct-2023 4:25:40 PM CDT
 
SOQ # 23-030
STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS
GAUDRY, RANSON, HIGGINS & GREMILLION L.L.C.
TO PROVIDE VARIOUS PROFESSIONAL LEGAL SBRVICES
 
Delivery: 0 Days
LFVLAW
For entire project LeBlanc Fantaci Villio, LLC =SEALED= 26-Oct-2023 11:11:23 AM CDT
 
Jefferson Parish Purchasing Department
200 Derbigny Street
General Government Building, Suite 4400
Gretna, LA 70053
Purchasing Specialist II Name: SHANNA FOLSE
Purchasing Specialist II Email: [email protected]

Response to SOQ 23-030
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ggiambrone
For entire project Blue Williams =SEALED= 26-Oct-2023 4:20:04 PM CDT
 
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kellyhartpitre
For entire project Kelly Hart Pitre =SEALED= 27-Oct-2023 1:49:37 PM CDT
 
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Marnie14
For entire project Sher Garner =SEALED= 31-Oct-2023 3:42:47 PM CDT
 
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pderouen
For entire project DeRouen Law Firm =SEALED= 28-Oct-2023 2:17:47 PM CDT
 
Attached is the SOQ Submission obo DeRouen Law Firm 
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jczainey1982
For entire project J. Christopher Zainey, Jr. =SEALED= 30-Oct-2023 10:43:37 AM CDT
 
J. Christopher Zainey, Jr. - Professional Legal Services Questionnaire Responses / Statement of Qualifications (10.30.2023)
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mmarsigl
For entire project Berrigan Litchfield, LLC =SEALED= 30-Oct-2023 10:53:41 AM CDT
 
Attached please find our executed Professional Legal Services Questionaire for SOQ-23-030.   Please let me know if you have any additional questions.

Michael Marsiglia
504-236-1755
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bswllp
For entire project Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, LLP =SEALED= 30-Oct-2023 11:50:52 AM CDT
 
Peter J. Butler, Jr.
Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, LLP
909 Poydras Street, Suite 1500
New Orleans, LA 70112

                                                              
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dsherman
For entire project Chehardy Sherman Williams Recile Hayes =SEALED= 30-Oct-2023 2:16:19 PM CDT
 
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wjleblanc
For entire project Law Office of WJ LeBlanc Jr. =SEALED= 30-Oct-2023 2:55:34 PM CDT
 
For Submission SOQ-23-030-Providing Various Supplemental Professional Legal Services when needed for Jefferson Parish
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CSPT8397
For entire project Cossich, Sumich, Parsiola &Taylor =SEALED= 30-Oct-2023 3:25:23 PM CDT
 
Proposal from Cossich, Sumich, Parsiola & Taylor, LLC for SOQ 23-030-Providing Various Supplemental Professional Legal Services when needed for Jefferson Parish
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cjmollere
For entire project Johnson Gray McNamara, LLC =SEALED= 31-Oct-2023 11:36:51 AM CDT
 
PUBLIC NOTICE
SOQ 23-030
 
Supplemental Professional Legal Services
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bmon0038
For entire project Jones Walker LLP =SEALED= 31-Oct-2023 2:10:56 PM CDT
 
Resolution 142023 and 142921 for SOQ 23-030
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tfleming
For entire project Butler Law Firm, LLC =SEALED= 31-Oct-2023 2:18:58 PM CDT
 
Jefferson Parish Purchasing Department
200 Derbigny Street
General Government Building, Suite 4400
Gretna, LA 70053
Attn.: Purchasing Specialist II Name: SHANNA FOLSE
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GibsonAJKSF
For entire project Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC =SEALED= 01-Nov-2023 11:15:22 AM CDT
 
SOQ NO 23-030
Provide Various Supplemental Professional Legal Services for Jefferson Parish
Jefferson Parish Purchasing Department
200 Derbigny Street
General Government Building, Suite 4400
Gretna, LA 70053
Purchasing Specialist II Name: SHANNA FOLSE
Purchasing Specialist II Email: [email protected]
Purchasing Specialist II Phone: 504-364-2680
 
Delivery: 0 Days
Burglass5213
For entire project Burglass & Tankersley LLC =SEALED= 01-Nov-2023 12:22:57 PM CDT
 
SOQ NO 23-030
Provide Various Supplemental Professional Legal Services for Jefferson Parish

Due Date: November 1, 2023 3:30PM

Jefferson Parish Purchasing Department
200 Derbigny Street
General Government Building, Suite 4400
Gretna, LA 70053
Purchasing Specialist II Name: SHANNA FOLSE
Purchasing Specialist II Email: [email protected]
Purchasing Specialist II Phone: 504-364-2680

Proposal:
Bruce D. Burglass, Jr.
Burglass Tankersley Gaudin Phayer
5213 Airline Drive
Metairie, LA  70001
Phone: (504) 836-0407  Telefax: (504) 287-0447
[email protected]

 
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TLGlaw
For entire project TRANSCENDENT LAW GROUP LLC =SEALED= 01-Nov-2023 12:32:40 PM CDT
 
Good Day, Ms. Folse,

I hope this message finds you well.
Please find attached Transcendent Law Group's submission to respond to the SOQ 23-030 Providing Various Supplemental Professional Legal Services when needed for Jefferson Parish. 

Thank you!
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Queriley
For entire project Michael J. Riley, Sr. Attorney LLC =SEALED= 01-Nov-2023 12:34:40 PM CDT
 
RESPONSE TO:
SOQ 23-030-PROVIDING VARIOUS SUPPLEMENTAL PROFESSIONAL LEGAL SERVICES WHEN NEEDED FOR JEFFERSON PARISH
JEFFERSON PARISH GOVERNMENT

BY: MICHAEL J. RILEY, SR, ATTORNEY
       MICHAEL J. RILEY, SR. ATTORNEY L.L.C.
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BaronBudd
For entire project Baron & Budd, P.C. =SEALED= 01-Nov-2023 12:55:48 PM CDT
 
N/A
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RiessLeMieux001100
For entire project Riess LeMieux =SEALED= 01-Nov-2023 1:21:00 PM CDT
 
Riess LeMieux submittal for SOQ 23-030-Providing Various Supplemental Professional Legal Services when needed for Jefferson Parish 
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cusimano3
For entire project Cusimano Law Firm, PLC =SEALED= 01-Nov-2023 1:26:21 PM CDT
 
Jefferson Parish Purchasing Department
200 Derbigny Street
General Government Building, Suite 4400
Gretna, Louisiana 70053
Attn: Purchasing Specialist II: Shanna Folse
Email: [email protected]
Re: SOQ NO 23-030
Provide Variousl Supplemental Professional Legal Services for Jefferson Parish
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