Certified Courtroom Interpreters On Demand™

ODIS contracts only with court interpreters who have passed the required certification exams and who have fulfilled the requirements and Standards for Performance and Professional Responsibility for Contract Court Interpreters in the Federal Courts and/or the state with jurisdiction over a particular case. Our court interpreters are carefully screened to ensure that they possess a high level of language proficiency and maintain a high level of professional standards, including:

1: Accuracy and Completeness
2: Representation of Qualifications
3: Impartiality, Conflicts of Interest, and Remuneration and Gifts
4. Professional Demeanor
5: Confidentiality
6: Restriction of Public Comment
7: Scope of Practice
8: Assessing and Reporting Impediments to Performance
9: Duty to Report Ethical Violations

How It Works

The technology that ODIS uses is the Polycom TeleJustice platform by Polycom, the industry leader in conferencing solutions. Polycom’s products deliver a high quality, dependable and technologically advanced solution for your interpretation needs. Polycom also ensures compliance with the current American's with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 or the Rehabilitation Act and other related state and federal regulations.

• Read the full text of the Standards for Performance and Professional Responsibility for Contract Court Interpreters in the Federal Courts (PDF).
• Read our FAQ about court interpreters.
• Interested in becoming a court interpreter? Read about the ODIS court interpreter training program.