Judicial Workload Study Research Consultant, OCR-2018-02-LV

Update: May 10, 2018
Intent to Award

Update: April 10, 2018
Questions and Answers

The Office of Court Research (OCR), housed in the Judicial Council’s Budget Services Division, conducts research on key issues of court administration and acts as an internal research consultant to the Judicial Council, its advisory bodies, and its staff. OCR provides key analytic and research support in areas such as trial court workload assessment, resource need, and other research projects. OCR is currently undertaking an update to the Judicial Workload Study, a workload-based model used to assess judicial workload and determine judicial need in the trial courts. These studies were approved to be updated every five years to assure that workload measures accurately represent up-to-date information and practices in the trial courts.

OCR is conducting a judicial workload study in-house seeks a consultant to support specific aspects of the study. The consultant will be expected to assist with the training aspect of the study, as well as design and conduct structured focus group sessions among judicial officer to provide qualitative assessments of the time study results (Delphi process).

OCR seeks the services of a Research Consultant (“Contractor”) with knowledge of California trial court operations, court organization assessment, workload analysis, and expertise in day-to-day courtroom operations, specifically with an emphasis on judicial workload, duties, and responsibilities. The person should have expertise presenting to judicial officers. The Proposer/Contractor will be asked to assist in developing a training tool, presenting trainings to judicial officers and relevant staff, and act as a resource for training-related inquiries. Additionally, the contractor will conduct structured focus groups to provide an opportunity for judicial officers to review and give feedback on data collected during the time study.

Questions should be directed to solicitations@jud.ca.gov and must be received by no later than Thursday, April 12, 2018.

Proposals must be received by the Judicial Council no later than 3:00 p.m. Pacific Time, Thursday, April 19, 2018.

Hard copy proposals must be delivered to:
Judicial Council of California
RFP No:  OCR-2018-02-LV
Attention: Lenore Fraga-Roberts – Bid Desk
455 Golden Gate Avenue, 6th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102-3688

Further details regarding the solicitation are set forth in the RFP No. OCR-2018-02-LV and related documents provided below:


Attachment 1 - Administrative Rules Governing RFPs

Attachment 2 - Judicial Council Standard Terms and Conditions

Attachment 3 - Proposer’s Acceptance of Terms and Conditions

Attachment 4 - General Certifications Form

Attachment 5 - Darfur Contracting Act Certification Form

Attachment 6 - Vendor Payee Data Record

Attachment 7 - DVBE Declaration

Attachment 8 - Bidders Declaration