Directory of Certified Court and Justice System Interpreters.

Certified Court Interpreters:

  • Please contact certified court interpreters first for any court proceeding.
  • Certified spoken language interpreters must be used when interpreter requested for limited or non-English speaking juror.

Justice System Interpreters:

  • Spoken Language Justice System Interpreters (JSIs) may be assigned if no Certified Court Interpreter is available. Spoken language JSIs may not interpret for jurors.
  • Signed Language Justice System Interpreters may be assigned if no Certified Court Interpreter is available. Signed language JSIs may interpret for jurors.

For Additions and Modifications Contact:

Administrative Office of the Courts:
  • Joshua M. Kahawai
    Management Analyst
    237 Don Gaspar, Rm. 25
    Santa Fe, NM 87501
    Direct: (505) 827-4822
    Fax: (505) 827-4953
    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Note: If you cannot locate an interpreter in the language you require in this directory, please contact Paula Couselo-Findikoglu, aocpvc@nmcourts.gov for assistance and approval prior to scheduling with an interpreter who does not hold New Mexico court certification or recognition as a JSI.


Click an interpreters name to see their full profile and contact information.

Search by language using the "Search" box below.

Certified Court Interpreters:

  • Please contact certified court interpreters first for any court proceeding.
  • Certified spoken language interpreters must be used when interpreter requested for limited or non-English speaking juror.

Justice System Interpreters:

  • Spoken Language Justice System Interpreters (JSIs) may be assigned if no Certified Court Interpreter is available. Spoken language JSIs may not interpret for jurors.
  • Signed Language Justice System Interpreters may be assigned if no Certified Court Interpreter is available. Signed language JSIs may interpret for jurors.

For Additions and Modifications Contact:

Administrative Office of the Courts:
  • Joshua M. Kahawai
    Management Analyst
    237 Don Gaspar, Rm. 25
    Santa Fe, NM 87501
    Direct: (505) 827-4822
    Fax: (505) 827-4953
    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Note: If you cannot locate an interpreter in the language you require in this directory, please contact Paula Couselo-Findikoglu, aocpvc@nmcourts.gov for assistance and approval prior to scheduling with an interpreter who does not hold New Mexico court certification or recognition as a JSI.


Click an interpreters name to see their full profile and contact information.

Search by language using the "Search" box below.

All States

State Full Name Language Title
AZ  Snider, Jessamyn Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
CO  Lyle, Jean Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
KY  Almousily, Khaldoun Arabic Court Certified Interpreter
KY  Wang, Szu-Ching Chinese Mandarin Court Certified Interpreter
KY  McCarty, Magali Portuguese Court Certified Interpreter
MD  Vo, Quynh-Nhu Vietnamese Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Carroll, Linda American Sign Language Certified Legal Qualified
NM  Chauncey-Riggs, Bonnie American Sign Language Certified Legal Specialist
NM  Corwin, Kim American Sign Language Certified Legal Specialist
NM  Dignan, Lisa American Sign Language Certified Legal Qualified
NM  Goldberg, Megan American Sign Language Certified Legal Apprentice
NM  Hackler, Cathrael American Sign Language Certified Legal Qualified
NM  Lanning, Nixo American Sign Language Certified Legal Apprentice
NM  Love, Caryl American Sign Language Certified Legal Qualified
NM  Morris, Eldora American Sign Language Certified Legal Qualified
NM  O'Connor, Karen American Sign Language Certified Legal Specialist
NM  Sower, Monica American Sign Language Certified Legal Apprentice
NM  Sykes-Chavez, Rhiannon American Sign Language Certified Legal Qualified
NM  Thrash, Barbara American Sign Language Certified Legal Specialist
NM  Ali, Mohamed Arabic Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Hsu, Grace Chinese Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Ali, Mohamed Egyptian Arabic Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Ali, Mohamed Modern Arabic Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Matchers, Matilda Navajo Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Rodgers, Lee Navajo Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Alexeenko, Lioudmila Russian Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Bloom, Alina Spanish Justice System Interpreter
NM  Caldwell, Sandra Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Candelaria, Christina Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Cardena, Amelia Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Chacon, Gabriela Spanish Justice System Interpreter
NM  Chamberlain, Ann Spanish Certified Court Interpreter
NM  Chaparro, Susan Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Chávez, Laura Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Chavez, Pedro Spanish Justice System Interpreter
NM  Colter, Manola Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Cutter, Andrea Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  de María Oliva, Flor Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Flores, Abel Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Fuentez-Cobos, Lorina Spanish Justice System Interpreter
NM  Galvan-Cipollone, Maria Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  García, Manuel Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  García, Rebecca Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Girón, Magdalena Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Gomez, Ramon Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Gutiérrez, Dinorah Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Guzman, Wendy Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Hernandez, Armida Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Hinojosa-López, Nohemí Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Holguín, Raul Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Hutsell, Philip Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Jameson, Melissa Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Katel, Peter Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Langner, Susan Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Lopez, Maria Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  López-Gastón, Rosa Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Martínez, Leticia Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  McCaffrey, Mark Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  McSpadden, Isabel Spanish ATA Certified Translator
NM  O'Grady, Lisa Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Ortiz, Ashley Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Ortiz, Christian Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Padilla-Young, Leilani Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Palomar, Fabián Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Poblet, Esther Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Samuels, Gwen Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Suarez, Luis Spanish Justice System Interpreter
NM  Swanson, Haydee Spanish Justice System Interpreter
NM  Todd-Reyes, Naomi Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Trejo, Lindsay Spanish Certified Court Interpreter
NM  Troyce, Raquel Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Valdez, Freda Spanish Certified Court Interpreter
NM  Valdez, Saul Spanish Justice System Interpreter
NM  Valenzuela, Bertha Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Vásquez, Cesar Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Vazquez, Eduardo Spanish Justice System Interpreter
NM  Wulf, Amparo Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Hodges, Tikie Thai Justice System Interpreter
NM  Bui, Toan Vietnamese Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Tran, Ann Vietnamese Court Certified Interpreter
OK  Medina, Leticia Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TN  Abulsaad, Hebba Arabic Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Dorantes, Leopoldo “Leo” Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Font, Josefina Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Galindo, Olga Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  García, Rosa Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Guzmán-Quigg, Thelma Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Maio-Cardenas, Juliana Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Perez-Vinalet, Jorge Spanish Justice System Interpreter
TX  Tortajada, Fabiola Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Villanueva, Maria Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
UT  Fajri, Amine Arabic Court Certified Interpreter
WA  Noman, Diana Arabic Court Certified Interpreter
WA  Bayley, Lilly Filipino/ Tagalog Court Certified Interpreter
WA  Noman, Diana Russian Court Certified Interpreter
State Full Name Language Title

New Mexico

State Name Language Certification
NM  Carroll, Linda American Sign Language Certified Legal Qualified
NM  Chauncey-Riggs, Bonnie American Sign Language Certified Legal Specialist
NM  Corwin, Kim American Sign Language Certified Legal Specialist
NM  Dignan, Lisa American Sign Language Certified Legal Qualified
NM  Goldberg, Megan American Sign Language Certified Legal Apprentice
NM  Hackler, Cathrael American Sign Language Certified Legal Qualified
NM  Lanning, Nixo American Sign Language Certified Legal Apprentice
NM  Love, Caryl American Sign Language Certified Legal Qualified
NM  Morris, Eldora American Sign Language Certified Legal Qualified
NM  O'Connor, Karen American Sign Language Certified Legal Specialist
NM  Sower, Monica American Sign Language Certified Legal Apprentice
NM  Sykes-Chavez, Rhiannon American Sign Language Certified Legal Qualified
NM  Thrash, Barbara American Sign Language Certified Legal Specialist
NM  Ali, Mohamed Arabic Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Hsu, Grace Chinese Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Ali, Mohamed Egyptian Arabic Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Ali, Mohamed Modern Arabic Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Matchers, Matilda Navajo Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Rodgers, Lee Navajo Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Alexeenko, Lioudmila Russian Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Bloom, Alina Spanish Justice System Interpreter
NM  Caldwell, Sandra Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Candelaria, Christina Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Cardena, Amelia Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Chacon, Gabriela Spanish Justice System Interpreter
NM  Chamberlain, Ann Spanish Certified Court Interpreter
NM  Chaparro, Susan Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Chávez, Laura Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Chavez, Pedro Spanish Justice System Interpreter
NM  Colter, Manola Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Cutter, Andrea Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  de María Oliva, Flor Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Flores, Abel Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Fuentez-Cobos, Lorina Spanish Justice System Interpreter
NM  Galvan-Cipollone, Maria Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  García, Manuel Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  García, Rebecca Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Girón, Magdalena Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Gomez, Ramon Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Gutiérrez, Dinorah Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Guzman, Wendy Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Hernandez, Armida Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Hinojosa-López, Nohemí Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Holguín, Raul Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Hutsell, Philip Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Jameson, Melissa Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Katel, Peter Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Langner, Susan Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Lopez, Maria Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  López-Gastón, Rosa Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Martínez, Leticia Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  McCaffrey, Mark Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  McSpadden, Isabel Spanish ATA Certified Translator
NM  O'Grady, Lisa Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Ortiz, Ashley Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Ortiz, Christian Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Padilla-Young, Leilani Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Palomar, Fabián Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Poblet, Esther Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Samuels, Gwen Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Suarez, Luis Spanish Justice System Interpreter
NM  Swanson, Haydee Spanish Justice System Interpreter
NM  Todd-Reyes, Naomi Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Trejo, Lindsay Spanish Certified Court Interpreter
NM  Troyce, Raquel Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Valdez, Freda Spanish Certified Court Interpreter
NM  Valdez, Saul Spanish Justice System Interpreter
NM  Valenzuela, Bertha Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Vásquez, Cesar Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Vazquez, Eduardo Spanish Justice System Interpreter
NM  Wulf, Amparo Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Hodges, Tikie Thai Justice System Interpreter
NM  Bui, Toan Vietnamese Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Tran, Ann Vietnamese Court Certified Interpreter
State Name Language Certification

Arizona

State Name Language Certification
AZ  Snider, Jessamyn Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
State Name Language Certification

Texas

 

State Name Language Certification
TX  Dorantes, Leopoldo “Leo” Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Font, Josefina Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Galindo, Olga Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  García, Rosa Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Guzmán-Quigg, Thelma Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Maio-Cardenas, Juliana Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Perez-Vinalet, Jorge Spanish Justice System Interpreter
TX  Tortajada, Fabiola Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Villanueva, Maria Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
State Name Language Certification

Colorado

 

State Name Language Certification
CO  Lyle, Jean Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
State Name Language Certification

Utah

 

State Name Language Certification
UT  Fajri, Amine Arabic Court Certified Interpreter
State Name Language Certification

California

 

No data available.

Oklahoma

 

State Name Language Certification
OK  Medina, Leticia Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
State Name Language Certification

Oregon

 

No data available.

Washington

 

State Name Language Certification
WA  Noman, Diana Arabic Court Certified Interpreter
WA  Bayley, Lilly Filipino/ Tagalog Court Certified Interpreter
WA  Noman, Diana Russian Court Certified Interpreter
State Name Language Certification

Illinois

 

No data available.

Georgia

F

No data available.

 

NM Center for Language Access
New Mexico Administrative Office of the Courts 

237 Don Gaspar, Room 25
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501
aocjmk@nmcourts.gov
505 827 4822
nmcenterforlanguageaccess.org

 
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