Trial Court Office of Language Access (OLA)

The Office of Language Access (OLA) 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.

Introduction to the Office of Language Access

Contact Us


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


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For general questions:
For requests for Spanish language access:
For requests for language access for Languages Other Than Spanish (LOTS):

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 than 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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