Course Description

This course has been designed to strengthen your capacity to interpret DUI court proceedings. It includes DUI case related terminology and usage, sight translations of relevant documents, and simultaneous interpretation of proceedings. Short interpreting exercises will give you the opportunity to put this knowledge into practice.

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

Meet The Instructor


James Plunkett

James Plunkett is a nationally-known interpreter instructor. He also trains new judges and court staff on how to work with court interpreters. He is certified by the AOUSC as a Spanish and English court interpreter. He is a rater for a national credentialing program for interpreters. He has worked as a court interpreter for the 13th Judicial Circuit in Florida and as the Coordinator of Interpreting Services and Language Access Program for the District of Columbia Courts. He speaks and trains at state court interpreter programs nationwide and through online teaching platforms. He holds a BA degree in General Social Studies from Providence College.  He was raised in Lima, Peru. He also communicates in Portuguese, some French and basic American Sign Language.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the webinar!

    • Webinar Description

  • 2

    Webinar Replay

    • DUI Training For Interpreters - Webinar and Resources

    • Thanks for watching!