Rod


Rod

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

  • Court Interpreter Civil, Criminal and Family Law.
  • Medical Interpreter for Spanish/English: Neurology, Pain, Internal Medicine, Physical Therapy, Surgery.
  • Translator for Spanish/English assignments in Medical, Business and Education Industries.

SKILLS

  • Legal System Knowledge
  • Web / Modern Media
  • Public Relations Propriety
  • Medical Knowledge
  • Transcriber
  • Translation Tools

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Transart, Orange, California 2001-present, Freelance Interpreter/Translator (Legal, Medical, Corporate)

»        Freelance Contracting.

»        Simultaneous and Consecutive Interpreting.

»        Translating and Interpreting assignments English<—>Spanish.

»        Legal Contracts, Medical Documents, Business Plans.

  • Sally Low & Associates, Orange County, California 2009 – present, Legal Interpreter / Translator

»        Pre Hearing Conferences / Interviews / Deposition Preparation

»        Los Angeles Unified School District Hearings.

»        Criminal Law Psychiatric Interviews.

»        Civil and Family Law Hearings

  • SAI and New Age Interpreting Services, Orange County, California 2009- present, Medical Interpreter (Independent Contractor)

»        Neurology, Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Physical Therapy, Surgery, Pain Management, Orthopedics.

»        Administering Psychological assessment interviews.

»        Assisting Patients and Doctors with Worker’s Comp., HIPPA regulations, legal contracts, patient history and evaluations.

  • Logos Language Services Inc, Anaheim, California 2009- 2011, Legal and Medical Interpreter

»        Simultaneous Medical and Legal Interpreting Spanish/English.

»        Doctor/Patient communication

»        Depositions

  • Casanova Pendrill Inc., Irvine, California Summer of 1998, Bilingual Creative Writer, (Internship)

»        Bi-lingual Advertisement Production for Television and Radio.

»        Clients: General Mills, Universal Studios, Coors Brewing Co., DirectTV, UPS, California Lottery, and Energizer Battery Co.

»        Meeting with clients and presenting Marketing and Advertising Campaigns.

»        Translating voice-overs, video editing and product conceptualization.

EDUCATION

  • Cal State Fullerton, 2008-2010, Legal Interpreting and Translating
  • University of California at Berkeley, 1994-2000, Interdisciplinary Field Studies: Bachelor of Arts from the Department of Letters and Science (Economics, Sociology and Philosophy.)
  • University of Southern California, 1985-1990, Spanish School