Review Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 11/8/2023 - 6:00 PM
Category: Consent Agenda
Type: Action
Subject: 15.4 Review and Potential Approval of 2023-2024 Purchase Order for Lozano Smith Attorneys at Law
LCAP (Local Control Accountability Plan) Goal:
Enclosure Professional Services Agreement for Legal Services_Lozano Smith
Lozano Smith Engagement Letter
Case Management and Billing Standards_Lozano Smith
File Attachment:
Lozano Smith Agreement for Legal Services and Professional Rate Schedule.pdf
MDUSD Professional Services Agreement for Legal Services.pdf
Summary: The District continues to work to keep our legal costs to the lowest possible level, while also ensuring we have additional K-12 legal educational experts in different specific legal areas related directly to school districts. This firm, which was a firm used often in the past by the District, in year 3 of our current agreement, continues to be critical and reliable in keeping the District in a position to avoid liability or errors in Human Resources.
Funding: Program 50500 - Human Resources
Fiscal Impact $75,000
Recommendation: Move to approve the 2023-2024 Purchase Order with Lozano Smith Attorneys at Law.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Emily Lopez - Senior Human Resources Specialist
Signed By:
Dr. John Rubio - Chief Human Resources
Signed By:
Dr. Adam Clark - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Cherise Khaund Moved, Member Debra Mason seconded to approve the Original motion 'Move to approve the 2023-2024 Purchase Order with Lozano Smith Attorneys at Law.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 5 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 5 - 0
Keisha Nzewi     Yes
Erin McFerrin     Yes
Cherise Khaund     Yes
Debra Mason     Yes
Linda Mayo     Yes