California Courts Digital Services and Self Help Redesign

In an effort to improve the delivery of online services to self-represented litigants (SRLs) as well as all other court users throughout California, the Judicial Council is undertaking the design, development, and deployment of a new statewide SRL web portal. The initiative also includes the modernization of the Judicial Council’s web content management system (WCMS). The goal of this project is to create and deliver new digital services to better assist those who choose to file cases without legal representation and to increase access to justice over all.

Respondents may respond to one or more of the RFPs associated with this initiative. Please note that RFPs must be completed individually, even if a single proposer wishes to respond to more than one of the three RFPs in this solicitation.

  • Visual and Interaction Design, IT-2019-10-LB
  • Open Source (Drupal) Cloud Web Content Management System, IT-2019-11-LB
  • Interactive Instructional Content, IT-2019-12-LB

Update: May 22, 2019

Intent to Award


Update: May 14, 2019

Technical Score Posting


Update: May 9, 2019

Public Opening Cost Proposals -Revised:  Date has changed to May 13, 2019


Update: April 19, 2019

Response to Proposer Questions


The Judicial Council of California (JCC), chaired by the Chief Justice of California, is the chief policy making agency of the California judicial system. The California Constitution directs the council to improve the administration of justice by surveying judicial business, recommending improvements to the courts, and making recommendations annually to the Governor and the Legislature. The council also adopts rules for court administration, practice, and procedure, and performs other functions prescribed by law. The JCC is the staff agency for the council and assists both the council and its chair in performing their duties.

The Judicial Council of California maintains several internal and external-facing Web properties, including a password-protected extranet site, judicial partner sites, trial court sites, and the California Courts website.  Our California Courts website receives more than a million visitors a month and includes the state’s largest collection of free legal self-help information; more than 1,300 fillable Judicial Council legal forms available for download, and hosts appellate court web properties, including the Supreme Court, Courts of Appeal, and their respective case information and legal opinions.

The Judicial Council seeks a qualified vendor with professional design skills to design and deliver a visual design system and pattern library that is fast, accessible, mobile-friendly, and backed by user research.

Questions should be directed to solicitations@jud.ca.gov and must be received by April 17, 2019, no later than 1:00 p.m. (Pacific Time).

Proposals must be received by May 3, 2019, no later than 4:00 p.m. (Pacific Time).

Hard copy proposals must be delivered to:

Judicial Council of California
Attn: Bid Desk- RFP# IT-2019-10-LB
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:

RFP

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

Attachment 2:  Judicial Council Standard Terms and Conditions

Attachment 3: Proposer’s Acceptance of Terms and Conditions

Attachment 4: General Certifications Form

Attachment 5: Small Business Declaration

Attachment 6:  Payee Data Record Form

Attachment 7: Iran Contracting Act Certification

Attachment 8: Unruh and FEHA Certification

Attachment 9: Bidder Declaration

Attachment 10: DVBE Declaration

Attachment 11: DARFUR Contracting Certification

Attachment 12: JCC Prototype Design Patterns

Attachment 13: Design Draft Element

Attachment 14: Court User’s Journey

Attachment 15: Reference Form

Update: May 22, 2019

Intent to Award


Update: May 14, 2019

Technical Score Posting


Update: May 9, 2019

Public Opening Cost Proposals - Revised: Date has changed to May 13, 2019


Update: April 19, 2019

Response to Proposer Questions


The Judicial Council of California (JCC), chaired by the Chief Justice of California, is the chief policy making agency of the California judicial system. The California Constitution directs the council to improve the administration of justice by surveying judicial business, recommending improvements to the courts, and making recommendations annually to the Governor and the Legislature. The council also adopts rules for court administration, practice, and procedure, and performs other functions prescribed by law. The JCC is the staff agency for the council and assists both the council and its chair in performing their duties.

The Judicial Council of California maintains several internal and external-facing Web properties, including a password-protected extranet site, judicial partner sites, trial court sites, and the California Courts website. Our California Courts website receives more than a million visitors a month and includes the state’s largest collection of free legal self-help information; more than 1,300 fillable Judicial Council legal forms available for download, and hosts appellate court web properties, including the Supreme Court, Courts of Appeal, and their respective case information and legal opinions.

The Judicial Council seeks a qualified vendor with deep ‘enterprise’ Web Content Management Implementation (WCMS) and strategic planning services.  (Note: this is a WCMS implementation project. Bidders interested in providing design services should reference RFP-IT-2019-10-LB).
 
Questions should be directed to solicitations@jud.ca.gov and must be received by April 17, 2019, no later than 1:00 p.m. (Pacific Time).

Proposals must be received by May 3, 2019, no later than 4:00 p.m. (Pacific Time).

Hard copy proposals must be delivered to:

Judicial Council of California
Attn: Bid Desk- RFP# IT-2019-11-LB
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:

RFP

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

Attachment 2:  Judicial Council Standard Terms and Conditions

Attachment 3: Proposer’s Acceptance of Terms and Conditions

Attachment 4: General Certifications Form

Attachment 5: Small Business Declaration

Attachment 6:  Payee Data Record Form

Attachment 7: Iran Contracting Act Certification

Attachment 8: Unruh and FEHA Certification

Attachment 9: Bidder Declaration

Attachment 10: DVBE Declaration

Attachment 11: DARFUR Contracting Certification

Attachment 12: JCC Prototype Design Patterns

Attachment 13: Design Draft Element

Attachment 14: Court User’s Journey

Attachment 15: Reference Form

Attachment 16: RFP Response Template

Attachment 17: Cost Portion Template

Update: May 29, 2019

Notice of Cancellation


Update: May 20, 2019

Public Opening
Update of Schedule


Update: May 1, 2019

Questions and Answers Addendum 1 - additional questions added.



The Judicial Council of California (JCC), chaired by the Chief Justice of California, is the chief policy making agency of the California judicial system. The California Constitution directs the council to improve the administration of justice by surveying judicial business, recommending improvements to the courts, and making recommendations annually to the Governor and the Legislature. The council also adopts rules for court administration, practice, and procedure, and performs other functions prescribed by law. The JCC is the staff agency for the council and assists both the council and its chair in performing their duties.

The Judicial Council of California maintains several internal and external-facing Web properties, including a password-protected extranet site, judicial partner sites, trial court sites, and the California Courts website (www.courts.ca.gov). Our California Courts website receives more than a million visitors a month and includes the state’s largest collection of free legal self-help information; more than 1,300 fillable Judicial Council legal forms available for download, and hosts appellate court web properties, including the Supreme Court, Courts of Appeal, and their respective case information and legal opinions.
The Judicial Council seeks a qualified vendors with creative multimedia and/or video production skills to create interactive, immersive, educational content to support California court users attempting to resolve or wanting to learn about legal issues on their own, without legal representation, also referred to as Self-Represented Litigants (SRLs).

Questions should be directed to solicitations@jud.ca.gov and must be received by April 22, 2019, no later than 1:00 p.m. (Pacific Time).

Proposals must be received by May 8, 2019, no later than 4:00 p.m. (Pacific Time).

Hard copy proposals must be delivered to:
Judicial Council of California
Attn: Bid Desk- RFP# IT-2019-12-LB
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:

RFP

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

Attachment 2: Judicial Council Standard Terms and Conditions

Attachment 3: Proposer’s Acceptance of Terms and Conditions

Attachment 4: General Certifications Form

Attachment 5: Small Business Declaration

Attachment 6: Payee Data Record Form

Attachment 7: Iran Contracting Act Certification

Attachment 8: Unruh and FEHA Certification

Attachment 9: Bidder Declaration

Attachment 10: DVBE Declaration

Attachment 11: DARFUR Contracting Certification

Attachment 12: JCC Prototype Design Patterns

Attachment 13: Design Draft Element

Attachment 14: Court User’s Journey

Attachment 15: Reference Form

Attachment 16: Cost Worksheet