Texas Government Code - GOV'T § 2254.1032. Political Subdivision:  Selection of Provider

(a) A political subdivision may select an attorney or law firm to award a contingent fee contract only in accordance with Section 2254.003(a) and this section.

(b) In procuring legal services under a contingent fee contract, a political subdivision shall:

(1) select a well-qualified attorney or law firm on the basis of demonstrated competence, qualifications, and experience in the requested services;  and

(2) attempt to negotiate a contract with that attorney or law firm for a fair and reasonable price.

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