ISSUE DATE: Friday, September 1, 2023
DEADLINE TO SUBMIT QUESTIONS: Friday, September 15, 2023
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: Friday, September 29, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. PDT
The Washington State Administrative Office of the Courts (“AOC”) is initiating this informal
solicitation to solicit proposals from qualified individuals and businesses interested in
performing a study of compensation practices for court interpreters in Washington state
as further described in this Informal Solicitation (“Solicitation”).
SCOPE OF WORK SUMMARY: The AOC is seeking an individual or business
(“Vendor”) to conduct, analyze, report and communicate an accurate and
comprehensive interpreter compensation study to address challenges in providing
language access in Superior Courts and Courts of limited jurisdiction in Washington
state (“Washington state courts”). The study will provide data driven recommendations
for interpreter rates, compensation models, recruitment strategies, and
recommendations for implementing the proposed changes.
NOTE: Each interested Vendor must have proposal responses signed by an authorized representative of the responding Vendor.
Proposals must be electronically submitted to Nancy Coverdell at
Procurements@courts.wa.gov by the closing date and time with the subject line: “Proposal for Informal Solicitation; 2023 Interpreter Compensation Study.”
Should you have any questions about the specifications in this solicitation, please contact
the Solicitation Coordinator, Nancy Coverdell at Procurements@courts.wa.gov.
Thank you for your interest in this solicitation.
Full Solicitation can be viewed here.