Find a Court Interpreter

This page contains a list of contact information for interpreters who have met the standards to be designated as certified or registered interpreters in Tennessee. A CERTIFIED interpreter has passed all interpreter tests. A REGISTERED interpreter has not completed the final test.

Locating an interpreter is easy to do.  You can find an interpreter by the language desired; by a location (city or availability) or by level of certification (certified/registered).  You can also use a combination of these options.  For example:

  • If you would like to locate a Certified Spanish interpreter, simply select ‘Spanish’ as the language and select ‘Certified’ as the credential.  Press the ‘Apply’ button and a list of certified interpreters will be provided in city order.
  • If you would like to locate an Arabic Interpreter located in Middle TN, select ‘Arabic’ as the language and select ‘Middle TN’ for availability.  Press the ‘Apply’ button an d a list of Arabic interpreters in Middle TN will be provided.
  • If you would like a list of all interpreters in Memphis, enter ‘Memphis’ as the city and press the ‘Apply’ button.

If there are no interpreters listed for your chosen language, please contact the Administrative Office of the Courts at 615-741-2687 for assistance.

Contact Location Language(s) Credentials Availability
Maureen Villalobos
marvillalobos@comcast.net
Antioch Spanish Certified MiddleTN
Robert L. Cruz
rcruz99@bellsouth.net
Athens Spanish Certified EastTN, MiddleTN, Statewide, WestTN
Natalie A. Pupo-Malmberg
npminterpreting@gmail.com
Atoka Spanish Certified EastTN, MiddleTN, Statewide, WestTN
Barbara Derthick
bcderthick@yahoo.com
Chattanooga Spanish Certified EastTN
Steve Derthick
stevederthick@yahoo.com
Chattanooga Spanish Certified EastTN
Adriana San Salvador
adrianasansalvador@gmail.com
Chicago Spanish Certified EastTN, MiddleTN, Statewide, WestTN
Margarete J. Rose
interpreter_rose@hotmail.com
Collegedale Spanish Certified EastTN, MiddleTN, Statewide, WestTN
Silvia Merediz
certifiedcourtinterpreter@gmail.com
Collierville Spanish Certified EastTN, MiddleTN, Statewide, WestTN
Claudia B. Gomila
cgomila@charter.net
Cookeville Spanish Certified MiddleTN
Lee C. Wiant
leewiant@frontiernet.net
Cookeville Spanish Certified EastTN, MiddleTN, Statewide, WestTN
Isabel Framer
isainterp@aol.com
Copley Spanish Certified EastTN, MiddleTN, Statewide, WestTN
Monica Barringer
monica@tnspanish.com
Cordova Spanish Certified EastTN, MiddleTN, Statewide, WestTN
Jonathan Rogers
jonathanprogers@gmail.com
Cordova Spanish Certified WestTN
David L. Trinkle
david.l.trinkle@gmail.com
Cornersville Spanish Certified EastTN, MiddleTN, Statewide, WestTN
Elena Ottaway
elenaottaway@att.net
Cottontown Spanish Certified MiddleTN
John C Osier
lamerced@bellsouth.net
Fayetteville Spanish Certified MiddleTN
Alba Ponce
poncealba@yahoo.com
Fayetteville Spanish Certified EastTN, MiddleTN, Statewide, WestTN
Tony Tadros
tonytadros@juno.com
Franklin Arabic Certified EastTN, MiddleTN, Statewide, WestTN
Damaris Lajas
lajasjd@aol.com
Georgetown Spanish Certified EastTN, MiddleTN, Statewide, WestTN
Julia Kirkscey
djkirkscey@yahoo.com
Germantown Spanish Certified WestTN
Lee Hockaday
leehockaday@jis.nashville.org
Goodlettsville Spanish Certified EastTN, MiddleTN, Statewide, WestTN
Wei Chow Ralph
ralphfamily@comcast.net
Goodlettsville Chinese, Mandarin Chinese Certified EastTN, MiddleTN, Statewide, WestTN
Daniela Dau
tn.interpreting@gmail.com
Gray Spanish Certified EastTN, MiddleTN, Statewide, WestTN
Teresa Blanco Sampson
MTSams@aol.com
Greet Spanish Certified EastTN, MiddleTN, Statewide, WestTN
Margaret Dressler
beethovenjwp@embarqmail.com
Johnson City Spanish Certified EastTN