Sunday, October 23, 2011

TLS Court Interpreter Service Fills a Growing Need in Mohawk Valley

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Translation services is one of serveral solution offerings provided by TechnoLogic.  Here's a recent article about TLS making a difference in the community, as it appeared in the Utica Observer Dispatch . . .

A Growing Need for Fourt Interpreters In Area - full article

UTICA — It’s just after 9 a.m. on a Wednesday morning and court interpreter Anthony Colón heads to his familiar spot inside the Oneida County Courthouse: a corner intentionally situated close to the court attendant.

“The court attendant really runs the show,” he says.
Preparing to check in with each attendant on opposite sides of the courthouse, Colón offers a nod and a smile toward a Spanish speaker he has interpreted for in the past and will interpret for again later that morning. She smiles brightly and in Spanish says: “I’m glad to see you here.”

Minutes later, the attendant calls for Colón: “She can’t fill out the form,” the official says pointing a clipboard toward 19-year-old Zuleika Lozada, formerly of Puerto Rico, who speaks limited English. Lozada moved to Utica 10 months ago with her daughter and boyfriend.

Colón quietly reads the form in Spanish to Lozada, who didn’t expect to have an interpreter today. In fact, she didn’t know what to expect at all and is relieved to know Colón will interpret during her Family Court proceedings, she says in Spanish.  Read full article



Thank you for sharing. I had no idea Technologic provided translation services. This is a much need service throughout the United Sates.

I'll stay tuned into your site with my RSS reader to keep up with future articles.

Carl E. Reid, CSI

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