Korean interpreters in Seoul

Through our branch in Seoul (ezercom.com), we can provide court and medical interpreters in Seoul.  Do not get lost in Seoul and reserve your interpreter by calling: 213-368-0700.


Junhui Park Joo is located in Los Angeles but frequently spends her spring and fall in Seoul.  She is a certified court and medical interpreter and is available for litigation, clinical trials and audits in Seoul.


  • PhD
  • State of California Certified Court Interpreter #300733
  • National Board Certified Medical Interpreter #100887
  • U.S. Federal Court Approved Interpreter
  • Certified Korean Translator
  • Certified Simultaneous conference interpreter
  • Professor of Translation, LA Institute of Translation and Interpretation, Los Angeles, California
  • Professor, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Professor, Kyunghee University, Seoul, Korea

Recent Translations

– Clinical Trials documents for Covance

– Trial documents of a criminal case on Embezzlement and Breach of Trust involving a prominent mobile communication company

– A Clinical Trial comparing treatment with Cangrelor to Usual Care, in subjects who require Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

– Korean Ramyun companies, Nongshim, Ottogi and Samyang litigation documents

– Jinro America litigation documents

– Swarovski Brand Designated Manufacturer Agreement and Brand Logo License Agreement

– Daum Games , Item Bay, Bigpoint Games Channeling Agreement

– Rhinox – Hats On Trial Documents and Settlement Agreement

– Eland Shareholders Agreement

– Trial documents involving Jinro America and Hite USA

– Registered patent: A Biological Composite for Prevention and Treatment of Post-weaning Multisystemic Watig Syndrome in Weaning Pigs

– Registered patent: A method of coating kitchen utensils

– Cysco PIM multicast routing GigabitEthernet Interfaces Gigabit Etherchannels

– SIR-Spheres, Manual Radiation Injection Device for Brachytherapy, Emergo Korea.

– Boeing, JDAM Program contract

– Legal documents re: Dynatec Madagascar S.A. vs. Daewoo International and Hyundai Engineering Co., Ltd.

–  Quinn Emanuel, Urghuhart & Sullivan, LLP, Apple vs. Samsung trial documents

– Paul Hastings LLP, Dupont vs. Kolon trial documents

– Lanier Law Firm, Graphics Holdings Properties vs. LG Electronics, Inc.

– Lieff Cabraser Heimann& Bernstein, Stanislaus Food Products Company v. USS-POSCO Industries

– Discover Network, Promotional materials

– Sheppard Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP, T3Micro Inc vs. SGI Co., Ltd.  Complaints, Discovery, Legal  documents

– Pearson, Simon Warshaw, Penny LLP – TFT-LCD Anti Trust Litigation documents

Law Office of Lee, Hong and Daggerman, Korea Iport and Export Corporation, Center Bank, etc. against KDI

– Engel & Engel BBK case documents

– Dongbu Life Insurance, Korean court decisions

– Patents: LG refrigerator, Samsung mobile hone technology, light emitting diodes, Detal implant driver, a recording medium for broadcsting rich content, air damper for mobile furni, refrigerator beverage discharging divice, a substitution type electroless gold plating solution, etc.

– Boeing F-15 Next gneraton fighter

– Raytheon Surfact Anti Air Missile, MK-49 Guided MIssile launching system

– LG Philips SCD Module Service Manual

– New York Life promotion materials

– SONY audited financial statements

– Holyname Hospital documents, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles Autism Roadmap


Recent Interpreting

Korean Good Manufacturing Practice compliance audit by Korean FDA: Davon/Neomand in Irvine, CA

Simultaneous interpreting of Hyundai Automobiles America Focus groups on New Models in Fountain Valley, CA

Hyundai HATA employee unemployment appeals case, Fountain Valley, CA

Presentation by Crestline Investors to Korea Post, Los Angeles

Presentation by CMA Planners to Incheon City, Market Center Las Vegas

Medical audit of Clinical Trial by Asan Hospital and Seoul National University Hospital in Seoul, Korea

Lectures on International Relations at Kyunghee University in Seoul, Korea

Deposition of Samsung vs. Puente Hills Mall

Simultaneous interpreting of Best LA event

Deposition of JCPennyAsia vs. JCPenny USA

Deposition of Electronic Engineering related patent disputes between Bell vs. Samsung

Trial of Korea Export Import Bank vs. KDS Korea

Dongbu Life Insurance Main Office vs. America Dongbu Life Insurance

Hyundai Automobiles

Focus group of LG mobile phone technology

Webinar of Hewrett Packard

Toshiba America Medical Systems


Sony Tax Invoice Publication System                                 

Lena Maria Musical Concert

President Obama’s speeches on Radio Korea



Education :

B.A. in International Relations, Seoul National University

M.A. in Politics, State University of New York at Buffalo

Ph.D. in Politics, State University of New York at Buffalo




Certified California State Court Interpreter (06/05~)
Official U. S. Federal Court Interpreter (06/05~)
Conference Interpreter/Translator (06/05~)
Freelance Interpreter/Translator (10/02~)

Interpretation/Translation Industries covered:
Legal:  Trials, depositions, jail interviews, FBI//LAPD field work, and ICE/DMV/Dept of Labor hearings
Conference:  Simultaneous, in-vivo, consecutive, sight, escort, summary, telephonic, and voiceover
Written translation:  legal, financial, educational, entertainment, online & technical texts, and transcription

Interpretation Highlights, Freelance Conferences
Entertainment: The Cable Show for CEOs of Showtime, Time Warner, Fox, Warner Brothers & CBS (05/10)
Public Officials: LA Mayor (05/10); Supreme councilman of the Republic of Korea national assembly (03/09)
Celebrity/Sports:  Olympic figure skating gold medalist (09/10)
Marketing:  Focus groups of Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics, and SK Telecom (09/04~)
Arts:  CEO of Los Angeles County Museum of Art (07/09)
Academic:  Director of Korean Studies Institute at University of Southern California (03/09)
High Tech:  Founder of Earthlink.Net (05/06); CEO of Helio Powered by SK Telecom (05/06)
Politics:  Voiceover/language monitoring of Los Angeles County election DVD (11/08)

Interpreter/Translator, In-House Legal Experience
Law Offices of Frank, Greenberg, Simone & Stefanski, Los Angeles, CA (06/00~10/00), Paralegal
Law Offices of Richard D. Hoffman, Los Angeles, CA (05/00~06/00), Paralegal
Law Offices of Roger C. Higbie, New York, NY (05/95~09/95), Paralegal

Interpreter/Translator, In-House Corporate Experience
HSBC & Korea Exchange Bank M&A, Seoul, Korea (09/07~10/07), In-house Interpreter/translator
Helio (Earthlink.Net & SK Telecom), LA, CA (11/05~05/07), In-house interpreter/translator
Samsung U.S. Headquarters, Ridgefield Park, NJ (04/96~10/96), Bilingual HR & international recruiting
Hankook Tire U.S. Headquarters, Hackensack, NJ (9/94~12/94), Bilingual sales & marketing

Interpretation/Translation Training Certificates
UCLA Ext class valedictorian, one-year court interpretation/translation program, LA, CA (09/04~08/05)
LA Inst of Translation/Interpretation, one-year court interpretation/translation program, LA, CA (09/04~04/05)
New Bridge University, ten-week advanced court interpretation/translation program, LA, CA (04/05~06/05)

Bilingual Teaching Skills
Pagoda Language Academy, Seoul, Korea (10/96~08/97), TOEFL/TOEIC/ESL Instructor
Jungchul Language School, Seoul, Korea (09/93~08/94), TOEFL/TOEIC/ESL Instructor

Education and Credentials:
Columbia University, New York, NY – Master of Arts in American Studies (05/96)
Columbia University, New York, NY – Bachelor of Arts in Sociology (05/93)
University of Southern California, LA, CA – Budget/Financial Analyst, the Provost’s Office (01/99~10/02)

Joan (Seoul, Korea): Joan is a chemist and is available for interpreting in Seoul and Busan areas.


  • State of Oregon Eugene School District Korean Interpreter & Educator
  • State of Oregon Court Interpreter
  • Technical Interpreter for science and medical field
  • Expert interpreter on ISO industrial auditing and certification
  • Instructor at Dong-Busan college for English conversation course

Major Interpreting works:
– NIOSH industrial audit of 3M Korea for Orion Registrar, Korea
– Conference for Hyundai Chemicals in Ulsan, Korea
– Interviewing and counseling Korean students for school district Eugene Oregon, USA
– Inaugural ceremony of Indonesian ambassador in Busan, Korea
– Installing medical devices for Dong-A University Medical School, Korea
– Documentary program for SBS television network

Employment History

  • Independent contractor Interpreter in Korea
  • Interpreter and Educator, 4J School District of Eugene, Oregon USA
  • Interpreter, The Circuit Court for the State of Oregon USA
  • English instructor, Dong Busan College, Korea
  • Chemical consultant, Pacific Toxicology Co., Los Angeles, CA USA
  • Chemist, Biotech Laboratory Co., Los Angeles, CA USA


Education and Credentials
M.A. in Chemistry, Minnesota State University Mankato, MN
B.A. in Biochemistry, Yonsei University Seoul, Korea
Awarded Silver medal, International Interpreters Competition, Korean Herald Newspaper, Korea

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