Court Interpreters Needed: Apply by Dec. 1, 2017

The Written English Proficiency Exam (LANGUAGES OTHER THAN SPANISH) will be held on January 27, 2018. The deadline to submit applications is on December 1, 2017.

The Spanish per diem interpreter exam will not be administered to NYC candidates at this time.

To apply Download the Per-Diem Application Form. For more information about these exams please see the Written and Oral Exam Guide.

All applicants must successfully pass both the Written and Oral Exams in order to provide court interpreting services in the New York State Unified Court System.

Exam schedules are posted on the court system’s website:  

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, and scheduled exam dates will be posted online. Applicants will be notified by mail of the exam date and location.

For additional information on preparation tools for interpreters go to:

Thanks to Hon. Raja Rajeswari, co-chair of the Court Interpreter Advisory Committee, for sharing this important announcement with us.

The NAPABA Inspirational Video Series continues in November with an interview featuring Brian Sun, partner-in-charge of Jones Day’s Los Angeles office and a founding member of NAPABA.

Learn how a first-generation Chinese American got his start thanks to a unique job on his resume and about the reason he decided to pursue a career in law. You’ll also hear what motivates Brian daily and the impact the murder of Vincent Chin had on him. 

About Brian
Brian Sun has earned a national reputation as a distinguished trial lawyer in complex business litigation and white collar criminal defense. He is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and has been named by Lawdragon Magazine as one of America’s 500 leading lawyers. Brian is recognized as a Band 1 lawyer by Chambers and listed among the most highly regarded lawyers in the U.S. by Who’s Who Legal in the area of business crime defense.