Skip to the content

Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Criminal Law Services Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Criminal Law Services?

What is the average price of Criminal Law Services?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Criminal Law Services. Our analysts provide a benchmark price and a price range based on key pricing factors to help you understand what you should be paying for this specific product or service. To see the average price for this and hundreds of other products and services, subscribe to ProcurementIQ.

Has the price of Criminal Law Services been rising or falling?

Analysts look at market data from the previous three years to determine an overall price trend. You can use the recent price trends to help you understand price volatility and plan your budget.

I’m not ready to purchase Criminal Law Services yet. Will I pay more if I wait too long?

We forecast the next three years of price movements by looking at factors likely to affect the market's supply chain, such as inputs, demand and competition. You can then use the price forecast to figure out the best time to purchase.

What other costs are associated with purchasing Criminal Law Services?

Our analysts calculate the total cost of ownership and assign a level of low, moderate or high, depending on things like customization, integration and installation. Use this information to budget for Criminal Law Services with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.

See how we display average pricing information, trends and market data.

Find the vendor to meet your needs

Where can I purchase Criminal Law Services?

The top four vendors in the market have a combined market share of less than 30.0%, indicative of a low level of concentration and intense competition. According to ProcurementIQ estimates, about 52,016 firms provide criminal law services in the United States. The majority of these law groups are small or... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Communication

What are the hours of availability of our lead attorney? Of other key personnel?

What is the typical policy for returning phone calls?

We are interested in arranging a regular in-person meeting. Can you please provide your availability?

Do you provide us with the cell phone number of our lead attorney?

How do we get in touch with the lead attorney in case of an emergency or time sensitive information?

How is electronic and written communication treated? Is everything off the record?

Conflict of Interest

Have any of your staff members ever worked with the opposing party?

Are any of your staff members related to or have any connection to the opposing party?

If there is a history of connection, when is the last time the two parties communicated?

What has been the nature of communications between your staff members and the opposing party?

Have any of your staff members ever provided any professional or legal advice to the opposition? If so, what are the details of this engagement?

“Sending out RFPs used to be a nightmare”

Let’s chat about how procurement market intelligence can reduce 
the time you spend issuing RFPs.

Key elements for every RFP

What should my Criminal Law Services RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should specify their total budget for the service.

Buyers should state their preference for a pricing model (e.g. fixed price, fixed time and materials).

Selection Criteria

Buyers should prioritize law firms that are located nearby to reduce lead times.

Buyers should ask for a list of references from current and former clients.

Buyers should reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report for key criteria to consider when evaluating providers.

Project Schedule

Buyers need to indicate the date when proposals are due.

Buyers should indicate the date by which the service must commence.

Buyers should specify the desired contract length and the potential for contract renewals, if pertinent.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the Criminal Law Services supply chain?

Supply chain risk for criminal law services is moderate. Criminal law firms mainly rely on technological inputs, such as computers, which allow for the timely, accurate and efficient processing of the paperwork required for preparing cases. First tier suppliers of computers, office supplies and office furniture are exposed to low... Subscribe to learn more.

HIGH

MEDIUM

LOW