About Us

Elaine Harvey is a 
Federally Certified Court Interpreter in Spanish with more than 10 years’ professional experience at your service.

Federal Court Interpreter in Spanish, since 2009
State Court Interpreter in Spanish, in Colorado, Washington and Arizona, since 2002

Federally certified court interpreter
Contracting with U.S. District Court, U.S. Probation Office, U.S. Attorney’s Office, state courts, translation agencies and direct clients in the Phoenix area, October 2010 to present

Maricopa County Superior Court staff interpreter
Interpreting for Spanish-speaking parties in criminal, family, civil and juvenile divisions of one of the largest state court systems in the United States, Phoenix, AZ,  2005  2010

State-certified contract court interpreter
Working in Colorado District Courts in Glenwood Springs, and for state courts in Garfield, Pitkin, Eagle and Summit counties in Colorado, 2002  2004

Medical interpreter
For patients and families at Aspen Valley Hospital, Aspen, CO, 2002  2004

Freelance interpreting and translation services
Serving attorneys, clinics, social service providers and investigators, with agencies and directly with clients, in Colorado and Washington 2002 – 2004

Volunteer work
Interpreting for King County Bar Association Free Community Legal Clinics in Seattle, WA, 2004

Translating for Florence Immigration and Refugee Rights Project in Arizona, 2009

Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2001
Graduate studies at Arizona State University in Linguistics and Spanish, Tempe, AZ  2007 2009

Court Interpreter Training
Certificate (160 hour course), Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey, CA, 2002

Advanced Training (56 hour course), Agnese Haury Institute for Interpretation at University of Arizona, 2009

Seminars and Workshops
American Translators Association annual conventions at Phoenix in 2003, Toronto in 2004, Seattle in 2005

Congreso Internacional de Traducción e Interpretación, Univ. Autónoma de Baja California, Mexicali, 2006

National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators Annual Convention, Long Beach, CA, 2011

Federation Internationale des Traducteurs international convention, San Francisco, CA, 2011

Many others, including workshops on legal language and Mexican Spanish


American Translators Association    http://www.atanet.org/index.php

National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators    http://www.najit.org/index.php

Arizona Court Interpreters Association    http://www.aciaonline.org/

Call or e-mail today to schedule the language services you need

480-620-0692          elaine@arizonatranslate.com

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