Learn to cut through legalese to better understand government contracts in practical terms, especially risk allocation requirements and clauses unique to the public sector. This award-winning program has been recognized by the County’s Quality & Productivity Commission, the California State Association of Counties, the Center for Plain Language in Washington, D.C., and the National Association of Counties.
Class includes a bonus presentation from the L.A. County Small Business Concierge on government contracting and business development resources available through the Department of Consumer and Business Affairs.
- Finding and responding to public solicitations
- Understanding government contracts
- Strategies for administrative protest
- Cost-effective use of legal counsel
- Business development and government contracting resources in L.A. County
John L. Geiger, County of Los Angeles – Internal Services Department
John L. Geiger is the General Manager of Standards & Practices for Los Angeles County’s Internal Services Department, where he advises on complex information technology, telecommunications, and intellectual property procurements and projects. With over thirty years of legal experience, Mr. Geiger is a former Principal Deputy County Counsel, and is admitted to practice law before all Courts of the State of California, as well as the United States Court of Federal Claims and the United States Supreme Court. In 2001, he was Board certified as an appellate specialist by the California Board of Legal Specialization. Mr. Geiger is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley (Bachelor of Arts - English), the University of California, Los Angeles (Master of Fine Arts - Film), and the University of Southern California (Juris Doctor).
Registration fees: FREE - sponsored by the Friends of the Los Angeles County Law Library through the generous support of Pacific Western Bank.
Classes fill up fast, register today to reserve your seat! All registrants must check-in 10 minutes prior to class time to ensure your seat is not reassigned to waiting-list and walk-in attendees when classes are full.
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No legal advice:
LA Law Library does not provide legal advice. LA Law Library provides legal resources and assistance with legal research as an educational service. The Law Library is pleased to offer our patrons the opportunity to obtain assistance from third party legal service providers at this and other events within the Library. However, the Library does not control and is not responsible for the content or scope of any assistance given by those providers.
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