I taught in American and Mexican universities for three years, first as a lecturer and later as a department head, so I understand the educational systems in the US and abroad. To make your point in education, you need a translator-pedagogue who really knows the world of education from the inside out. Read more about education translation or request a free quote.
The stakes are high in law translation, and a second-rate translation won't cut it. Legal translation doesn't just require mastering a set of specialized terms; it also necessitates understanding legal reasoning and systems of law in the US and abroad. Through numerous translation projects I have fine-tuned my understanding of the legal systems in the US, Mexico, Brazil, the UAE, and other countries in order to offer the highest level of legal translation. Read more about legal translation or request a free quote.
A legal situation like a deposition can be difficult and even explosive even without language issues. As a legal interpreter, my job is to interpret everything that is said and nothing that isn't in order to leave all parties completely satisfied with the proceedings. My experience with legal interpreting allows me to deliver thorough and accurate interpretations in all situations by staying calm even when other parties are not, asking for clarification when necessary, and remaining neutral and impartial at all times. Read more about legal interpreting or request a free quote.
Energy & Resources
Through previous projects for the oil and gas industries — including offshore drilling and dredging — I have learned about this fast-developing field and have also been able to apply my academic background in the earth and environmental sciences. Read more about energy & resources translation or request a free quote.
Languages & Linguistics
I completed my BA from the University of Chicago in Linguistics and that degree was my gateway into the world of languages and translation. Having studied nearly a dozen languages and taught two, I have both the passion and the expertise to put texts in linguistics into the best English possible. Request a free quote.
Before turning to languages and linguistics, I studied for a biology degree, and so I have had coursework in the major subfields: cell biology, genetics, physiology, ecology, and evolution, among others. I also bring firsthand research experience from a plant genetics lab which left me with the right background to be able to adeptly handle the specific needs of your documents in biology. Read more about biology translation or request a free quote.
Today, there is more and more recognition of the need for qualified and dedicated medically-aware interpreters to ensure communication in medical settings. In more than a hundred hours of medical interpreting, I have continued to hone my linguistic and medical knowledge, neither adding nor omitting anything while accurately facilitating communication between the provider and the patient. Read more about medical interpreting or request a free quote.
Politics & Current Events
In the fast-paced world of current events, you need someone who not only speaks the language but has lived through some of the most important global events of the past years: the return of PRI to power in Mexico after 12 years, the continuing Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and the revolutions and preceding events in Syria and Egypt. Read more about politics & current events translation or request a free quote.
In each case, I will optimize your translation for an international, US, Canadian, or UK audience. Request a free quote online or by phone at 636-284-5803.