Committed to providing accurate, confidential, punctual, ethical, and professional interpretation and translation services.
First certified court interpreter in British Columbia in the Filipino aka Tagalog and English language combination. Over 25 years of interpreting experience in criminal, civil, family, youth, traffic, tax and small claims court cases, in varied court-judicial-legal hearings; counsel interviews and examinations for discovery; insurance, medical, disability, and rehabilitation assessments; immigration and refugee appeals; human rights discrimination and labor dispute hearings. Experienced in sight translations, written translations, tape transcriptions and translations.
8 Years – Taught credit courses at British Columbia Institute of Technology, City University, and Vancouver Community College; language courses at Kwantlen College and VCC.
15 Years – Trains people in the Aquinas Court-Judicial-Legal Interpreter Training Program, which offers a comprehensive yet concise, practical method of acquiring the knowledge and the skills of an effective, professional interpreter. Owns Aquinas Institute, which has given work to many interpreters.
M.A. in Political Science, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
Bachelor, Major in Spanish (actual title), Instituto de Cultura Hispanica (now defunct), Madrid.
B.S.F.S. with Honors, University of Santo Tomas, Manila.
205 – 938 Howe Street, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1N9