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  Bitsuie, Roman Navajo Court Certified Interpreter
AZ  Dedman, Leigh Navajo Court Certified Interpreter
AZ  Gibbons, Nora Navajo Court Certified Interpreter
AZ  Gorman, Hazel Navajo Court Certified Interpreter
AZ  Nez, Joyce Navajo Court Certified Interpreter
AZ  Shirley, Eleanor Navajo Court Certified Interpreter
AZ  Rohtert, Jannette Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
AZ  Snider, Jessamyn Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
CA  Laurence, Peter Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
CA  Negrete, Juan José Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
CA  Oliva, Cristina Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
CA  Sobalvarro, Lisa Spanish Justice System Interpreter
CO  Lyle, Jean Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
CO  Martin, Carolina Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
CO  Ramírez-Ray, Esmeralda Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
GA  Bravo, Sandra Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
GA  Hansen, Chantal Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
IL  Rosado, Tony Spanish 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  Love, Caryl American Sign Language Certified Legal Qualified
NM  Martinez, Kristina American Sign Language Certified Legal Specialist
NM  Morris, Eldora American Sign Language Certified Legal Qualified
NM  O'Connor, Karen American Sign Language Certified Legal Specialist
NM  Shaffer, Barbara 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  Ali, Mohamed Egyptian Arabic Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Rimann, Elisabeth German Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Mazzantini-Clark, Elisabetta Italian Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Ali, Mohamed Modern Arabic Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Bates-Bigthumb, Lorraine Navajo Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Carl, Gene Navajo Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Chee, Melvatha Navajo Court Certified Interpreter
NM  George, Paul Navajo Court Certified Interpreter
NM  John, Marian Navajo Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Matchers, Matilda Navajo Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Murphy, Maggie Navajo Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Raymond, Blanche Navajo Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Rodgers, Lee Navajo Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Alexeenko, Lioudmila Russian Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Araiza, María (Alex) Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Bloom, Alina Spanish Justice System Interpreter
NM  Cadwell, Peggy Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Caldwell, Sandra Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Candelaria, Christina Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Cardena, Amelia Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Chaparro, Norma Spanish Court Certified 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  Conaway, Janelle Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Converse, Kari Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Cutter, Andrea Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  de María Oliva, Flor Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Espinosa, Barbara Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Felton, Robert Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Flores, Abel Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Gallegos, Dolores 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  Gutiérrez, Dinorah 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  Katel, Peter Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Korp-Edwards, Bethany Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Langner, Susan Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  López-Gastón, Rosa Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Lozano, María Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Lynch, Laura Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Manygoats, Joanna Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Márquez, Delia Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Martínez, Leticia Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Mayes, Elizabeth Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  McCaffrey, Mark Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  McIntosh, Molly Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  McSpadden, Isabel Spanish ATA Certified Translator
NM  Montalvo, Margarita Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Nedbalek, Wendy Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  O'Grady, Lisa Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Orive, Humberto Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Padilla-Young, Leilani Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Palomar, Fabián Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Palomarez, Argelia Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Poblet, Esther Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Rhee, Norman Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Sáenz, Graciela Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Salinas, Velia Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Sam, II, Maryann Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Samuels, Gwen Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Spoonhoward, L. Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Suarez, Luis Spanish Justice System Interpreter
NM  Todd-Reyes, Naomi Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Troyce, Raquel Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Valdez, Ramona Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Valdez, Freda Spanish Justice System Interpreter
NM  Valdez, Saul Spanish Justice System Interpreter
NM  Valenzuela, Bertha Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Vásquez, Cásar Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Wulf, Amparo Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Youssefi, Amelia 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  Newman, Concepción Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
OR  Poston, Jeanette Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Aguirre, Raul Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Armijo, Margarita Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Bernal, Olivia Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Craig, Victoria Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Cruz, Myriam Spanish Justice System Interpreter
TX  Delgado-Ray, Catalina Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Dorantes, Leopoldo “Leo” Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Douglass, María de Jesús Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Galindo-Romo, Olga Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  García, Rosa Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Girón, Guadalupe Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Guzmán-Quigg, Thelma Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Hernández, Patricia Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Hickey, Carolina Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Lozano, Margarita Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Mateos-Caldwell, Maria Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Monsivais, María Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Perales, Richard Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Portillo, María Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Schlagregen, Rosa Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Sifuentes, Jesús Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Trachter, Ana Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
UT  Kee-López, Berti Navajo Court Certified Interpreter
UT  Márquez, Juan Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
WA  Noman, Diana Arabic Court Certified Interpreter
WA  Wang, Ginger Chinese Mandarin Court Certified Interpreter
WA  Bayley, Lilly Filipino/ Tagalog Court Certified Interpreter
WA  Mattix, Samuel Laotian Court Certified Interpreter
WA  Noman, Diana Russian Court Certified Interpreter
WA  Mattix, Samuel Thai 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  Love, Caryl American Sign Language Certified Legal Qualified
NM  Martinez, Kristina American Sign Language Certified Legal Specialist
NM  Morris, Eldora American Sign Language Certified Legal Qualified
NM  O'Connor, Karen American Sign Language Certified Legal Specialist
NM  Shaffer, Barbara 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  Ali, Mohamed Egyptian Arabic Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Rimann, Elisabeth German Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Mazzantini-Clark, Elisabetta Italian Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Ali, Mohamed Modern Arabic Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Bates-Bigthumb, Lorraine Navajo Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Carl, Gene Navajo Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Chee, Melvatha Navajo Court Certified Interpreter
NM  George, Paul Navajo Court Certified Interpreter
NM  John, Marian Navajo Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Matchers, Matilda Navajo Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Murphy, Maggie Navajo Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Raymond, Blanche Navajo Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Rodgers, Lee Navajo Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Alexeenko, Lioudmila Russian Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Araiza, María (Alex) Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Bloom, Alina Spanish Justice System Interpreter
NM  Cadwell, Peggy Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Caldwell, Sandra Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Candelaria, Christina Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Cardena, Amelia Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Chaparro, Norma Spanish Court Certified 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  Conaway, Janelle Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Converse, Kari Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Cutter, Andrea Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  de María Oliva, Flor Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Espinosa, Barbara Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Felton, Robert Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Flores, Abel Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Gallegos, Dolores 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  Gutiérrez, Dinorah 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  Katel, Peter Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Korp-Edwards, Bethany Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Langner, Susan Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  López-Gastón, Rosa Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Lozano, María Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Lynch, Laura Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Manygoats, Joanna Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Márquez, Delia Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Martínez, Leticia Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Mayes, Elizabeth Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  McCaffrey, Mark Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  McIntosh, Molly Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  McSpadden, Isabel Spanish ATA Certified Translator
NM  Montalvo, Margarita Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Nedbalek, Wendy Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  O'Grady, Lisa Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Orive, Humberto Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Padilla-Young, Leilani Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Palomar, Fabián Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Palomarez, Argelia Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Poblet, Esther Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Rhee, Norman Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Sáenz, Graciela Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Salinas, Velia Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Sam, II, Maryann Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Samuels, Gwen Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Spoonhoward, L. Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Suarez, Luis Spanish Justice System Interpreter
NM  Todd-Reyes, Naomi Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Troyce, Raquel Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Valdez, Ramona Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Valdez, Freda Spanish Justice System Interpreter
NM  Valdez, Saul Spanish Justice System Interpreter
NM  Valenzuela, Bertha Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Vásquez, Cásar Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Wulf, Amparo Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
NM  Youssefi, Amelia 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  Bitsuie, Roman Navajo Court Certified Interpreter
AZ  Dedman, Leigh Navajo Court Certified Interpreter
AZ  Gibbons, Nora Navajo Court Certified Interpreter
AZ  Gorman, Hazel Navajo Court Certified Interpreter
AZ  Nez, Joyce Navajo Court Certified Interpreter
AZ  Shirley, Eleanor Navajo Court Certified Interpreter
AZ  Rohtert, Jannette Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
AZ  Snider, Jessamyn Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
State Name Language Certification

Texas

 

State Name Language Certification
TX  Aguirre, Raul Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Armijo, Margarita Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Bernal, Olivia Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Craig, Victoria Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Cruz, Myriam Spanish Justice System Interpreter
TX  Delgado-Ray, Catalina Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Dorantes, Leopoldo “Leo” Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Douglass, María de Jesús Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Galindo-Romo, Olga Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  García, Rosa Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Girón, Guadalupe Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Guzmán-Quigg, Thelma Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Hernández, Patricia Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Hickey, Carolina Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Lozano, Margarita Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Mateos-Caldwell, Maria Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Monsivais, María Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Perales, Richard Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Portillo, María Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Schlagregen, Rosa Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Sifuentes, Jesús Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
TX  Trachter, Ana Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
State Name Language Certification

Colorado

 

State Name Language Certification
CO  Lyle, Jean Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
CO  Martin, Carolina Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
CO  Ramírez-Ray, Esmeralda Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
State Name Language Certification

Utah

 

State Name Language Certification
UT  Kee-López, Berti Navajo Court Certified Interpreter
UT  Márquez, Juan Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
State Name Language Certification

California

 

State Name Language Certification
CA  Laurence, Peter Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
CA  Negrete, Juan José Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
CA  Oliva, Cristina Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
CA  Sobalvarro, Lisa Spanish Justice System Interpreter
State Name Language Certification

Oklahoma

 

State Name Language Certification
OK  Newman, Concepción Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
State Name Language Certification

Oregon

 

State Name Language Certification
OR  Poston, Jeanette Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
State Name Language Certification

Washington

 

State Name Language Certification
WA  Noman, Diana Arabic Court Certified Interpreter
WA  Wang, Ginger Chinese Mandarin Court Certified Interpreter
WA  Bayley, Lilly Filipino/ Tagalog Court Certified Interpreter
WA  Mattix, Samuel Laotian Court Certified Interpreter
WA  Noman, Diana Russian Court Certified Interpreter
WA  Mattix, Samuel Thai Court Certified Interpreter
State Name Language Certification

Illinois

 

State Name Language Certification
IL  Rosado, Tony Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
State Name Language Certification

Georgia

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State Name Language Certification
GA  Bravo, Sandra Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
GA  Hansen, Chantal Spanish Court Certified Interpreter
State Name Language Certification

 

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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