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Certified Shorthand Reporters & Other Associated Services

The Department of General Services, Procurement Division (DGS PD) has established a multi-year Master Service Agreement (MSA) for Certified Shorthand Reporters, Transcription and Other Associated Services. The DGS PD makes this MSA available to all State of California and local governmental agencies.
The following services are provided within this MSA:
  • Certified Shorthand Reporter – Hearings (CSR) Certified Shorthand Reporter – Depositions (CSR)
  • Transcription Services
  • Certified Electronic Reporter And Transcriber (CERT) Services

Contract Information

User Instructions

Ordering agencies are instructed to review the following User Instructions for ordering information and usage rules.

Contract Documents 

To access a copy of the contract documents, please follow the instructions below:

Go to Cal eProcure – Contract Search (

  • Enter the contract number in the Contract ID field and click

  • Click  to access MSA Contract information

  • Click the View All link under the Attachments section to see all attachments

  • Click  next to the contract document of your choice

 Contract Number Contractor 
 5-12-99-01  California Reporting LLC
 5-12-99-03  Diamond Court Reporters
 5-12-99-04  Foothill Transcription Company 
 5-12-99-05  Huntington Court Reporters & Transcription, Inc. 
 5-12-99-06  Kennedy Court Reporters, Inc.
 5-12-99-07  Northern California Court Reporters


State Contract Administrator

For questions, please contact the State Contract Administrator below:

Tina Larios

Department of General Services 

Procurement Division, Multiple Awards Program 

707 Third Street, 2nd Floor, MS 202 
West Sacramento, CA 95605-2811 
Phone:   (916) 443-9776

IFB 5169911

The Department of General Services released Invitation for Bid (IFB) No. 5169911 for Certified Shorthand Reporters, Transcription and Other Associated Services Master Service Agreements (MSAs).

To access a copy of the IFB: 


Go to Cal eProcure – (

  • Click on "Get Public Procurement Information"

  • Click on "See Current Bids"

  • Enter "4187" in the Event ID field and click

  • Click on "Certified Shorthand Reporters, Transcription, and other Associated Services Master Services Agreement (MSA):Invitation for Bid (IFB) Number 5169911" at the bottom of the page

  • Click on "View Event Package"

  • Click  to access the documents

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