Trial Skills Training for Court Appointed Counsel: RFP CFCC 2012-03-RB

Intent to Award

The AOC seeks the services of an entity with expertise in trial skills training to provide training for court appointed dependency attorneys to improve their confidence, effectiveness and advocacy when representing children. The training must be conducted in a format that is highly interactive and participatory with opportunities for attendees to practice and receive individual feedback from the instructor(s). A shortened and modified version of the in-person training must be delivered as a statewide broadcast. The training content must also include a mentoring/training component for the attorneys to serve as mentors to other attorneys throughout the state. The funding available for this project is between $75,000 and $85,000 which includes all expenses associated with deliverables, AND travel. The work is expected to begin in March, 2013 and end by November 30, 2013.

Questions regarding this RFP should be directed to by January 30, 2013.

Proposals must be received by no later than 3:00 pm Pacific Time, February 15, 2013

Hard copy proposals must be delivered to:
Judicial Council of California
Administrative Office of the Courts
Attn: Nadine McFadden, RFP: CFCC 2012-03-RB
455 Golden Gate Avenue, 6th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102-3688

Further details regarding the solicitation and program requirements are set forth in the RFP and related documents provided, below:

Request for Proposals

Attachment 1: Administrative Rules Governing RFPs (Non-IT Services)

Attachment 2: AOC Standard Terms and Conditions

Attachment 3: Proposer’s Acceptance of Terms and Conditions

Attachment 4: Payee Data Record Form

Attachment 5: Darfur Contracting Act Certification

Attachment 6: Conflict of Interest Certification Form

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