I am a professional interpreter and translator with native accuracy and fluency in Chinese and English. I am dedicated to providing the highest quality service in bilingual/intercultural communication. As a licensed Texas state court interpreter, member of the American Translation Association, and the Houston Interpreters and Translators Association, I maintain high standards of professional ethics, practices, and competence. In addition to my work in legal settings, I offer on-call medical interpreting and translation services for Chinese speaking patients and families, in person and/or by phone. I can provide high-quality Chinese-English interpreting and translation in all areas and locations.
Performing simultaneous and consecutive interpreting for business negotiations, conferences, workshops, depositions, court hearings and trials. Providing simultaneous and consecutive interpreting to health care providers for limited- and non-English speak
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUNDrn1985-1986 North Harris County Community College, Texasrn study in Real Estatern1982-1984 California State University, Stanislaus, Californiarn study in Computer Sciencern1976-1981 Chinese Culture University, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.rn BBA degree, Major in International Business
PC with all versions of Window operating systems; MS-Word, MS-Excel, MS-Outlook, Outlook Express, Internet Explorer, Web based e-mail systems
Freelance as a Chinese/English interpreter and translator:; * Work in Harris County Criminal Court, Civil Court, Probable Cause Court, and Traffic Court for court hearings and trials; * Perform deposition and pre-trial works for Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P and other local law firms; * Undertake contracts in Hermann Hospital, Texas Children Hospital as medical interpreter and translator; * Survey Chinese consumers for a national marketing concern on Dodge Chrysler brand name assessment; * Provide voice over services on Harris Country voting instructions for 2000 elections. Staff Chinese Interpreter at George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Houston, Texas, Continental Airlines:; * Work with Federal Inspection Station Officers of INS routinely providing oral interpretation and written translation of legal documents at Intercontinental Airport; * Work with immigration deportees at Intercontinental Airport providing sight translations; * Solve airline ticketing problems and provide flight information to Chinese passengers; Chinese language instructor, North Harris Montgomery Community College; English language Instructor, Gerland Adult Education Center, Taipei, Taiwan; English/Chinese book translation, Shytai Publisher, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C. MAJOR CLIENTS; Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP; All States Insurance; China Petrochemical Corporation; Clements, O’Neil, Pierce, Wilson & Fulkerson, LLP; Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Houston; Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP; Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Corporation; Harris County Civil Court; Harris County Criminal Court; Memorial Hermann Hospital System; Pillips & Akers, P.C; PetroChina Company Limited; People’s Republic of China, National Development and Reform Commission; Progressive Insurance; Schlumberger Limited; Short & Jenkins, LLP; Sinopec Engineering Inc; Texas Children Hospital
Texas Licensed Court Interpreter (Chinese/Mandarin) Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation License #639; Licensed Real Estate Broker, Texas Real Estate Commission #0376221.