Legal Interpreting/ Consulting

Christopher Tester, CDI has received extensive training with special focus on Legal Interpreting. He has taken Foundations of Court Interpreting, Studied the New Jersey’s Law Against Discrimination during his tenure at the NJ Division on Civil Rights, where he worked as an investigator. He volunteers on two committees in New York City, which focus on communication access in the legal system.

Received specialized training in legal setting, with a special focus on Court procedure and protocol.

  • Scripts and Best Practices for Interpreting in Law Enforcement Settings
  • Foundations of Court Interpreting
  • Advanced Skills Development for Legal Interpreters: Lines of Questioning

Qualified to work in California, New Jersey and New York Courts

Serves as a member on the Court and Legal Interpreting Coalition

  • Translates documents from English to ASL and is in process of producing some videos for the ASL version.

Serves as a member on the Deaf Justice Coalition

  • Translates documents from English to ASL and is in process of producing some videos for the ASL version.
  • Serves as an advisor on Interpreting Issues