Language Access in the California Courts, RFP # COS-ODP-201504-JR

Update: May 29, 2015

Questions and Answers

The Judicial Council seeks the services of an entity with expertise to assist the implementation of the Language Access Plan (“LAP”) recommendations.

Preferred expertise in the following areas includes:

  1. Language access interpretation and translation.
  2. Laws, including statutory and case law related to language access in the California courts.
  3. Financial forecasting.
  4. Education and training.
  5. Court interpreting principles.
  6. Qualitative and quantitative data collection
  7. Translation services
  8. Principles of remote interpreting

The funding available for this project includes a range of $108,000.00 to $216,000.00.

Questions should be directed to and must be received by no later than 3:00 pm Pacific Time, May 22, 2015.

Proposals must be received by no later than 3:00 pm Pacific Time, June 5, 2015.

Hard copy proposals must be delivered to:

Judicial Council of California
Attn: Nadine McFadden - RFP# COS-ODP-201504-JR
455 Golden Gate Avenue, 6th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102

Further details regarding the solicitation are set forth in the RFP and related documents provided, below:


Attachment 1 - Administrative Rules Governing RFPs (IT Goods and Services)

Attachment 2 - Judicial Council Standard Terms and Conditions

Attachment 3 - Proposer’s Acceptance of Contract Terms and Conditions

Attachment 4 - General Certifications

Attachment 5 - Small Business Declaration

Attachment 6 - Payee Data Record Form

Attachment 7 - Language Access Project Requirements Answer Form

Attachment 8 - Strategic Plan for Language Access in the California Courts

Attachment 9 - DVBE Declaration

Attachment 10 - Bidder Declaration

Attachment 11 - Cost Breakdown