Office of Court Interpreter Services (OCIS)

The Office of Court Interpreter Services (OCIS) is responsible for coordinating and allocating interpreters to requesting courts in an effort to provide equitable access to justice across the entire Massachusetts court system.

Contact Us

Address

Two Center Plaza, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02108

Phone

(to leave a message)

Online

For general questions: languageaccess@jud.state.ma.us
For requests for Spanish language access: spanishaccess@jud.state.ma.us
For requests for language access for Languages Other Than Spanish (LOTS): lotsaccess@jud.state.ma.us

Who we serve

Interpreter services are available to all court users in all court departments (Boston Municipal Court, District, Housing, Juvenile, Land, Probate and Family, and Superior), and interpreters are requested for more thanĀ 90,000 interpreter events in 113+ languages, two-thirds of which are for Spanish events.

The top language requests are for Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian, Cape Verdean, Vietnamese, Arabic, Mandarin, American Sign Language, Russian, Cantonese, and Khmer.

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