Indigent Defense Services Request for Proposals

Project Description

The City of Springfield’s purpose for issuing this RFP is to establish a contract(s) with an attorney(s) or a firm or a consortium or other qualified entity that have the experience and training to provide legal representation for indigent adults as appointed by the Springfield Municipal Court for misdemeanor offenses. Services are limited to the representation of adults in cases who have been determined by the Springfield Municipal Court to be indigent. Services do not include representation of felony cases.

RFP Document

Project Schedule

All dates, times and locations are subject to change

RFP Opens February 28, 2024, 5 p.m. PST
Request For Clarifications Due (if applicable) March 18, 2024 2 p.m. PST
Solicitation Protests Due Same as request for clarification
Responses to Clarification Due (if applicable) March 22, 2024 2 p.m. PST
Proposals Due April 12, 2024 2 p.m. PST (per addendum #4)
Review and Interview (if applicable) Approximately 2 weeks after proposals due
Intent to Award Notice (Approximate) May 10, 2024 (per addendum #4)
Contract Award (Approximate) May 24, 2024 (per addendum #4)


All questions regarding this project should be addressed to the Contract Analyst identified below.

Jessica Mumme Email:

Questions will be reviewed and responses will be posted to this website. If, in the opinion of the City, it is necessary to amend or supplement the Request for Proposals, an Addendum will be prepared, posted below, and notifications sent to all proposers that provided a valid e-mail address. A developer may also request to be added to the list for notifications by emailing Jessica Mumme at

The City will make every reasonable effort to notify all proposers of Addenda, however, it is recommended that teams routinely check the website for updated information. The City is not responsible for any explanation, clarification, interpretation or approval made or given in any manner except by written Addendum issued by the City.

Addenda will not be issued within 72 hours of the RFP response deadline without extending the RFP deadline.

View Clarification Log Last Posted: N/A Any Questions and answers that do not amend or supplement the RFP will be posted here

Addenda Issued

Addendum Number Addendum Date Date/Time Posted
1 3/15/24 3/15/24 9:13am
2 3/18/24 3/18/24 9:10am
3 3/22/24 3/22/24 10:45am
4 3/22/24 3/22/24 2:55pm