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File #: RES 19-1082    Version: 1 Name: Appointment of Bassford Remele as Special Counsel in matter of Bruce Clark, et al. v. City of Saint Paul
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 6/26/2019
Title: Appointing the firm of Bassford Remele under the direction of Mark R. Bradford as special counsel representing the City of Saint Paul in the matter of Bruce Clark, et al. v. City of Saint Paul.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. Administrative Code 3.02, 2. Bassford Remele Engagement Letter, 3. Bassford Remele Signed Acknolwedgment, 4. Financial Analysis

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Appointing the firm of Bassford Remele under the direction of Mark R. Bradford as special counsel representing the City of Saint Paul in the matter of Bruce Clark, et al. v. City of Saint Paul.

 

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RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Saint Paul does hereby appoint, upon request of the City Attorney and to obtain highly specialized expertise in appellate advocacy, the firm of Bassford Remele under the direction of attorney Mark R. Bradford as special counsel representing the City of Saint Paul in the matter of Bruce Clark, et al v. City of Saint Paul, due to its complexity and time demands, and be it

 

FURTHER RESOLVED, that the compensation to be paid for the services of said special counsel shall be in accordance with the City Attorney Fee Policy established for the appointments of all such special counsel now and in the future, and the total fees to be paid to said special counsel shall be in accord with such policy, will not exceed $150,000, shall be reasonable and shall be consistent with the factors listed in Rule 1.5 of the Rules of Professional Conduct.

 

 

 

 

Date NameDistrictOpinionCommentAction
6/25/2019 8:07 AMCandidateSharonAnderson Against Fees total over $1,oo.00 pr hr. http://bloggin-*****.blogspot.com
6/22/2019 8:56 PMYour liberal conscience Against Why not hire a woman-, minority- or veteran-owned law firm based in St. Paul?
6/21/2019 9:43 AMCandidateSharonAnderson Against Notice of Objection to any outside Council, Fees are outrageous, City is self insured, therefore either eliminate City Attorneys http://lying-lawyers.blogspot.com -1