Court Interpreter Resume

Posted in Interpreter Resume Examples

Donald Welch
2112 Friendship Lane
Oakland, CA 94612

Job Objective Looking to fill a position as Court Interpreter in which to put my talents and experience to work for company increasing clientele and enhancing company growth.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Substantial experience of interpretation and translation of court orders, testimony and written documents
  • In-depth knowledge of language-specific grammar, vocabulary and syntax
  • Remarkable knowledge of courtroom protocols, interpreter ethics and legal terminology
  • Familiarity with using computer, copiers, Microsoft Office software and courtroom audio equipment
  • Ability to prepare and deliver precise and correct interpretations and sight translations
  • Ability to communicate with court staff, officials and public in a professional and diplomatic manner

Professional Experience:

Court Interpreter
Superior Court of California, Salinas, CA
August 2012 – Present


  • Attended court hearings to listen speakers’ statements and testimony and simultaneously interpret them.
  • Conductedand provided sight interpretation of Affidavits and other legal documents.
  • Translated various legal documents and checked for errors in technical terms and terminology.
  • Identified a variety of speech patterns and reviewedtheir vocabulary and phrases.
  • Utilized reference materials and operated electronic listening systems, to perform work.
  • Developed and maintained positive professional relationships with court officials, attorneys, and judges.

Court Interpreter
Sacramento Superior Court, Sacramento, CA
May 2009 – July 2012


  • Deliveredinterpretation services and assisted with translation of linguistic communication for court.
  • Translated and interpreted witness testimony, attorney arguments, and judge orders.
  • Attended court proceedings, and completed all assignments according to standard practices and rules as prescribed.
  • Completed all assigned tasks and prepared daily activity logs and documentation on time.
  • Prepared and provided sight translations of jury instructions, court exhibits, and legal documents.
  • Educated witness about court procedures and informed court about issues and situations affecting interpretation activities.


Bachelor’s Degree in Translation and Interpretation
Bemidji State University, Bemidji, MN

Create your own professional looking resume for free using our resume builder!