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Request for Qualifications: Dakota County District Court seeks two attorneys to provide mandated legal defense services

Posted: Thursday, May 31, 2018

Dakota County Court Appointed Counsel – Child Support Contempt Proceedings

The First Judicial District - Dakota County District Court, in conjunction with Dakota County Administration, seeks to add 2 attorneys to the pool of attorneys from which the Court can appoint attorneys to provide mandated legal defense services in representing indigent persons in family contempt proceedings and/or other legal matters involving potential loss of liberty and which legally require the appointment of counsel.

Qualification minimums include:  Five years or more in family law and child support contempt matters, current malpractice insurance, authorize the Court to check Lawyers Professional Responsibility Board, and the ability to file documentation electronically. The current county contract rate is $75.00 per hour, with an approximate 8-12 hour time commitment per month.  Court hearings are held at all three Dakota County Government centers; Hastings, Apple Valley, and West Saint Paul.

Court Appointed Attorney Qualification and Authorization forms »

Please mail completed qualification and authorization form with an attached resume to:
Jean Baldwin, Court Operations Manager
District Court
1560 West Hwy 55
Hastings, MN 55033
Applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13, 2018.