Course Description

Join Agustin de la Mora, president of the DE LA MORA Institute of Interpretation, and federally certified interpreter Claudia Villalba for an in-depth skill building for court interpreters. This interactive 2-part webinar series is designed to strengthen interpreters’ skill and accuracy in the three modes of interpretation and is open to interpreters of all languages. The instructors will use hands-on exercises and instruction to guide participants through the core methods that continue to make DE LA MORA Institute a nationally recognized name in interpreter education year after year.

**Please note this self-paced course is not currently approved for New Mexico CEUs.

Meet The Instructor

Claudia Villalba

Claudia E. Villalba is currently a freelance interpreter and interpreter trainer. She holds a Court Interpreter Federal Certification issued by the U.S. Courts, and a State of Florida Court Interpreter Certification. She is also a NBCMI Certified Medical Interpreter, and is Qualified by the Department of Justice to interpret in immigration courts. She has over 25 years of experience working as an interpreter in diverse types of cases. She achieved Master Level approval while she worked for 10 years for the New Jersey Judiciary as a staff interpreter, and subsequently as the supervising court interpreter for the County of Middlesex. For 11 years she was the supervising court interpreter for the 7th Judicial Circuit in the State of Florida. She is a subject matter expert for interpreter certification bodies at both the state and the federal level.

Agustin de la Mora

Agustín Servín de la Mora is the President of the Florida Institute of Interpretation and Translation. He was born and raised in Mexico City, Mexico, and has been a professional interpreter for the last 22 years, both as a freelance and staff interpreter. Mr. de la Mora is a Supervisor Rater for the National Center for State Courts and has been a Lead Rater for the federal and consortium oral exams for court interpreters. He was the Lead Interpreter for the Ninth Judicial Circuit for over a decade and has served as a member of the Florida Court Interpreter Certification Board as well as a voting member of the Technical Committee of the National Consortium for Interpreter Certification. Mr. de la Mora is certified by the Administrative Office of the United States Courts as a Federally Certified Court Interpreter. He is also a Certified Court interpreter by the Florida Court Interpreter Certification Board and a Certified Medical Interpreter by the National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters. He has been a consultant for the Administrative Offices of the State Courts, conducting orientation seminars and advanced skills workshops for interpreters in many states including Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington and Wisconsin. As a recognized professional in his field, he has been featured as a speaker and presenter in several national conventions, including the National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators, the American Translators Association and the National Association of State Court Administrators.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the webinar!

    • Webinar Description

  • 2

    Webinar Replay

    • Weightlifting for Court Interpreters 1 - Webinar and Resources

    • Thanks for watching!