About us

Legal Interpreters is an agency approved by the New Jersey registry of court interpreting resources.

The company

LEGAL INTERPRETERS LLC is an interpreting agency founded by an actual interpreter with a broad and extensive interpreting experience. Agata Baczyk has been working as an independent interpreter for several years and decided to start her own interpreting agency in order to address the industry's need for professional and experienced interpreters. Most interpreting agencies are not able to screen or assess their interpreters effectively because they don't have the needed tools and knowledge of what that job entails. As a company led by a professional interpreter we are able to ensure that the linguists we contract with are knowledgeable and experienced.

The owner Agata Baczyk

Agata Baczyk has been interpreting since 2006. She is a Polish interpreter with experience in legal and medical interpreting as well as social work, educational and community interpreting. In addition to being a Master Level Court Interpreter in New Jersey and a Certified Court Interpreter in NYS and PA, she is also a qualified medical interpreter and worked... in Bellevue Hospital Center for few years. She taught a Healthcare Interpreting class in at a number of CUNY schools, including Hostos Community College and LaGuardia Community College. She decided to start her own interpreting agency in order to address the industry's need for professional and experienced interpreters. view more

Read “Legal Interpreters” article by Agata Baczyk published in National Paralegal Reporter magazine (Winter 2015).

Our interpreters

Our interpreters are some of the best linguists in the nation. Each resume is carefully reviewed before an interpreter is added to our database. We make sure the interpreters we work with are certified by a state or a federal court. For those languages that cannot be certified, because testing is not offered, we contract interpreters that have worked in the courts in the past and have solid and proven experience to ensure they are qualified to perform interpretation in the legal setting.

Services

We have a certified professional that will meet your expectations in a variety of different interpretation settings. We review and verify the experience and credentials of every linguist we hire to bring you the highest quality services available.

LEGAL

  • Depositions/EBTs
  • Legal Consultations
  • Hearings & Trials
  • Mediations
  • Arbitrations
  • Sworn Statements
  • Examinations Under Oath
  • Correctional Facility Visits

MEDICAL

  • Independent Medical Exams (IMEs)
  • Medical Appointments
  • Psychological Evaluations

OTHER

  • Educational Events
  • Public Meetings
  • Conferences
  • Social Services Appointments
  • Social Events
  • Driver's License Exams

Translation services can be performed from English into another language and/or from another language into English. We will always use a professional who is translating into their NATIVE LANGUAGE to ensure the best quality of your translated document. Please provide a sample of your document when contacting us to receive a customized quote.

LEGAL

  • Agreements/Contracts
  • Court Judgements
  • Affidavits
  • Last Wills/Testaments
  • Driver’s Licenses*
  • Birth/Death/Marriage Certificates
  • Divorce Decrees

MEDICAL

  • Health Records
  • Service Treatments Records
  • Dental Records
  • In-Patient Records
  • Mental Health Records

OTHER

  • Financial Documents:
    • Bank Statements
    • Invoices
    • Loan Documents
  • Literature & Literary Texts
  • Historical Documents
  • School Diplomas & Transcripts

* WE ARE APPROVED TO PERFORM CERTIFIED TRANSLATION OF YOUR DRIVER’S LICENSE FOR THE MOTOR VEHICLE COMMISSION IN NJ

We provide foreign language transcription services from any audio or video file.

Our professional transcribers can cater to your needs in the following ways:

What is usually transcribed?

  • Wire Taps
  • Interrogations
  • Testimony
  • Phone Calls
  • Physician’s Recorded Notes
  • Speeches & Seminars
  • Marketing Research
  • Interviews
  • Therapy Tapes
We also provide Certified Deaf Interpreters (CDIs).

Our ASL interpreters are all certified to perform interpretation by the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) or hold a national or state certification that allows them to interpret in the field of their expertise.

Please note, for events lasting longer than 1.5 hours you will need 2 ASL interpreters that will work as a team and take turns when interpreting. The process of ASL interpretation is very demanding physically and can endanger one’s life if proper rest periods are not allowed.

Below you will find a list of the languages that we currently supply. If you don’t see your language on the list, please contact us regardless and we will make every effort to locate an interpreter of that language for you.

  • A
  • Achinese
  • Akan/Ashanti
  • Albanian
  • American Sign Language
  • Amharic
  • Arabic
  • Armenian
  • Ashanti
  • Assamese
  • Assyrian Neo-Aramaic
  • Azerbaijani (Azeri)
  • B
  • Bambara
  • Bassa
  • Belarussian
  • Bengali
  • Bini
  • Bosnian
  • Bulgarian
  • Burmese
  • C
  • Cambodian (Khmer)
  • Cebuano
  • Chaldean/Neo-Aramaic
  • Chinese Cantonese
  • Chinese Foochou/Fukien/Fujianese
  • Chinese Mandarin
  • Chinese Min Nan
  • Chinese Shanghainese
  • Croatian
  • Czech
  • D
  • Dagaari Dioula
  • Danish
  • Dari
  • E
  • Efik
  • Estonian
  • Ewe
  • F
  • Farsi (Persian)
  • Finnish
  • French
  • Fukien
  • Fulani/Fulah
  • G
  • Ganda (Luganda)
  • Georgian
  • German
  • Greek
  • Gujarati
  • H
  • Haitian Creole
  • Haka Chin
  • Hausa
  • Hebrew
  • Hindi
  • Hmong
  • Hungarian
  • I
  • Ibo (Igbo)
  • Iloko
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • J
  • Jamaican Patois
  • Japanese
  • K
  • Kaqchikel
  • Kekchi (Q’eqchi’)
  • K’iche’ (Quiché)
  • Kirghiz/Kyrgyz
  • Korean
  • Krahn
  • Krio
  • Kru
  • L
  • Lao (Laotian)
  • Latvian
  • Liberian English
  • Lithuanian
  • M
  • Macedonian
  • Malay
  • Malayalam
  • Malinke/Mandingo/Mandinka
  • Mam
  • Marathi
  • Mixteco (Mixtepec Mixtec)
  • Moldavian
  • Montenegrin
  • N
  • Navajo
  • Nepali
  • Norwegian
  • P
  • Panjabi (Punjabi)
  • Papiamento
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Pashto/Pushto
  • Q
  • Quechua (Kichwa)
  • R
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • S
  • Serbian
  • Serbo-Croatian
  • Sicilian
  • Sinhala/Sinhalese
  • Slovak
  • Slovene
  • Somali
  • Soninke
  • Spanish
  • Susak
  • Susu
  • Swahili
  • Swedish
  • Sylheti
  • T
  • Tagalog (Filipino)
  • Taiwanese
  • Tajik
  • Tamil
  • Telugu
  • Thai
  • Tibetan
  • Tigrinya/Tigrigna
  • Turkish
  • Twi
  • U
  • Ukrainian
  • Urdu
  • Uzbek
  • V
  • Vietnamese
  • W
  • Wolof (Ouolof)
  • Y
  • Yiddish
  • Yoruba

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If you are not sure yet if you want to schedule your interpreter with us, you can place a FREE, NO OBLIGATION request for a quote. We will provide you with the pricing for your project and answer all questions you might have about the nature of the business.

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Events

TAKING CHICAGO BY STORM (October 2017)

Legal Interpreters LLC reunites in Chicago for a weekend getaway.

WE ESCAPED (26 June, 2017)

Great team work solving Teddy's inheritance mystery and escaping The Apartment!

HALLOWEEN 2016 (31 October)

The LI Team getting in the Halloween spirit and carving pumpkins :)

SUMMER PICNIC (July 2016)

We work hard and play (volleyball) harder! Take a look at the Legal Interpreters LLC staff braving summer Florida heat to have some outdoor fun and BBQ.

Legal Interpreters LLC goes bowling (August 2015)

Legal Interpreters LLC staff got together for a night of bowling and fun! Happy to unwind after a long week and spend some time outside of the office :)

ATA 2015 Miami, FL (November 2015)

We recently attended the American Translators Association's 56th Annual Conference in sunny Miami! It was such an amazing experience. We connected with many new interpreters and translators throughout the conference as well as caught up with those we've worked with before, attended informative workshops about our always-changing industry, and even met some of our current clients!

For those of you who do not know, the American Translators Association is the largest professional association of translators and interpreters in the United States with over 10,000 members! Attending this prestigious event is an honor and we look forward to the next conference in San Francisco, California in 2016!

We are on the news! (December 2015)

We recently were a part of an amazing conference called "Doing Business in Algeria Road Show 2015" hosted by The US-Algerian Business Council and The American Arab Chamber of Commerce. This conference brought together U.S. & Algerian government officials and CEOs of both public and private companies from Algeria to meet their high-level counterparts in the US in order to conduct productive business to business discussions.

We were tasked with scheduling 40 simultaneous and consecutive French interpreters in two major cities (Washington, DC and Detroit, MI). With such high profile government and business officials attending, our client had very high expectations. We provided the best of the best and nothing less.

After screening over 100 French interpreters from 7 different states, we are proud to say that we exceeded our client's expectations! Interpreting for a conference of this magnitude isn't an easy task, but our interpreters performed wonderfully! One of our interpreters in Detroit, Frank Fernandez, was even featured on Detroit's Channel 7 News while interpreting for Algeria's Minister of Industry, Abdelslam Bouchouareb. Check out the clip above which was aired in Detroit and featured on WXYZ.com!

Watch our interpreter, Frank Fernandez, interpreting for the Algerian Minister of Industry and Mines at the Doing Business in Algeria Road Show 2015.

http://www.wxyz.com/news/algerian-business-leaders-and-officials-in-detroit

Feedback

We value all of our clients, large or small, and approach each client with individually customized services. Whether you require an interpreter or translator, we have a certified professional that will meet your needs. In addition to private clientele such as law offices, we work with U.S. State Courts and government agencies. See below for examples of our current clients:

Courthouses

  • Essex County Superior Court (NJ)
  • West Virginia Superior Court (WV)
  • Tarrant County Court (TX)
  • Will County Court (IL)

Public Entities & Non-Profit Organizations

  • City University of New York
  • U.S.- Algeria Business Council
  • Palm Beach County
  • U.S. Department of Justice

Private Clientele

  • Court Reporting Agencies
  • Law Firms
  • Litigation Support Companies
  • Mortgage Corporations

We provide interpreters for events across the country including:

  • Alabama (AL)
  • Arizona (AZ)
  • Arkansas (AR)
  • California (CA)
  • Colorado (CO)
  • Connecticut (CT)
  • Delaware (DE)
  • Florida (FL)
  • Georgia (GA)
  • Idaho (ID)
  • Illinois (IL)
  • Indiana (IN)
  • Iowa (IA)
  • Kansas (KS)
  • Kentucky (KY)
  • Louisiana (LA)
  • Maryland (MD)
  • Massachusetts (MA)
  • Michigan (MI)
  • Minnesota (MN)
  • Mississippi (MS)
  • Missouri (MO)
  • Nevada (NV)
  • New Jersey (NJ)
  • New Mexico (NM)
  • New York (NY)
  • North Carolina (NC)
  • Ohio (OH)
  • Oklahoma (OK)
  • Oregon (OR)
  • Pennsylvania (PA)
  • Rhode Island (RI)
  • South Carolina (SC)
  • Tennessee (TN)
  • Texas (TX)
  • Utah (UT)
  • Virginia (VA)
  • Washington (WA)
  • West Virginia (WV)
  • District of Colombia (DC)
  • U.S. Virgin Islands (VI)

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The Swain Law Firm

Christopher A. Bradley, Esq • Posted on January 18, 2017

The interpreter was excellent. Prompt and professional and very competent. Thank you.

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Essex County Superior Court

Harvey Martinez • Posted on November 28, 2016

Since we started doing business with Legal Interpreters, they have proven to be a reliable, efficient and professional team. Even when we have called them with last-minute requests, they have generally been able to secure the interpreting services we have needed. The best example was when they were successful in securing the services of an interpreter who spoke a particular version of Kapchikel from Guatemala. I highly recommend Legal Interpreters!

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Class Act Reporting, LLC

Brittany Burrows • Posted on October 25, 2016

I can always count on Legal Interpreters for my last minute requests. They are very professional and extremely dependable. I will continue to use them whenever I have interpreter needs and recommend them to anyone without hesitation.

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Marks, O'Neill, O'Brien, Doherty & Kelly

Michelle L. Murphy • Posted on August 06, 2015

We were more than impressed w/the gentleman that showed up for the interpretation. He showed up early, was dressed very professionally and was really accommodating. Legal Interpreters is now our go-to company for our translation needs. And I will definitely recommend them to the other secretaries I work with, both in and outside of my firm.

"Thank you again for your help on a last-minute situation. You were a life saver!"

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JPA Reporting, LLC

Kim Livingston • Posted on August 06, 2015

I have never worked with a more thorough, professional and friendly interpreting company before. They have made this task so painless for me!



Legal Interpreters LLC believes in giving back to the community. Read the letter by Elaine Schnall of Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, Inc. about our translation contribution to the Polish-born Jewish Holocaust survivors.

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We cover assignments across the entire United States and even internationally! If you have an interpreting need in an area not shown below, please reach out to us and we will make our best effort to find you a qualified professional in that location.