Training Judges and Court Personnel

Wednesday, October 3, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Training is needed for judges and court administrators, but training should also be provided for staff at all levels within the courts, attorneys, law students, other justice partners. This workshop will focus on the importance of training on language access, cultural competency, and all aspects of compliance with LAP plans. The presenters will share effective approaches to training of judges, court staff, and other stakeholders.


Moderator: Hon. F. Philip Carbullido, CHief Justice, Supreme Court of Guam

  • Ms. Carmel Capati, Court Interpreter Manager, Office of Court Operation, Supereme Court of Wisconsin
  • Hon. John Damon, Circuit Court Judge, Trempealeau County Circuit Court of Wisconsin
  • Ms. Andrea Krlickova, Court Services Analyst, Administrative Office of the Courts of Nevada
  • Hon. Valorie Vega, District Court Judge, 8th Judicial District Court of Nevada



Nevada - Suggested Voir Dire to Determine Interpreter Qualification

Evaluation Survey Report: Court Interpreter Services in Nevada (May 2011)

Nevada - Languages by Countries Chart

Simultaneous Interpretation Exercise (Shadowing) - (Person A)

Simultaneous Interpretation Exercise (Shadowing) - (Person B)

Nevada Annual Court Interpreter Testing Events

Outreach/Training of Nevada Judicial Personnel (pdf)

Outreach/Training of Nevada Judicial Personnel (PowerPoint)

Nevada - Language Assess Website Highlight

Thai Judges Delegation Meeting with Nevada Court Interpreter Program (May 3, 2010)

Nevada - Terms and Conditions of Court Interpreter Credentialing Requirements (Orientation Workshop/Testing) Scholarship

Nevada - Transcript Exercise

Language Access Training in Wisconsin (PowerPoint)

Wisconsin Court Interpreter Program: Guidelines for Using Team Interpreters (Spoken Languages)

Wisconsin Court Interpreter Program: Guidelines for Determining Need and Working with Deaf Interpreters

Wisconsin Court Interpreter Program: Guidelines for Conducting Voir Dire of the Court Interpreter Spoken and Sign Languages