Working languages:
French to English
English to French
Spanish to English

Paula Loubier
Certified French and Spanish Interpreter

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Local time: 09:30 CST (GMT-6)

Native in: English (Variant: US) 
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PAULA GILLE LOUBIER

FRENCH>ENGLISH SPANISH>ENGLISH
Interpreting/ Translating/ Editing/ Proofreading/ Consulting

Service area: southeastern Wisconsin, northern Illinois

SUMMARY

I am the only state court certified interpreter for French in Wisconsin and Illinois. I am also a CHI™ (certified healthcare interpreter) for Spanish. I provide legal, medical, community, and conference interpreting (telephonic and in-person) and translation services in both French and Spanish.

SPECIALIZATIONS

Interpreting: community, legal, medical

Translation: cuisine, history, pedagogy, socio-economics, sustainable development (irrigation and drainage), tourism and travel

PROFESSIONAL INTERPRETING EXPERIENCE

French/ English and Spanish/English freelance interpreter Legal, medical, and community interpreting for various Midwestern agencies and state courts, 2006-present

EXAMPLES OF CONFERENCE INTERPRETING EXPERIENCE

Conference interpreter Institute of World Affairs, Milwaukee, Wisconsin October 2007: Interpreted for Azarias Ruberwa, former Vice-President of DR of Congo, “Building a lasting peace in DR of Congo”

Spanish/ English conference interpreter: Simultaneous interpreter for conference on early childhood development

French/ English on-site interpreter: Two-day consecutive interpreting experience assisting French and English speaking technicians repairing large printing machine

Business/ in-service/ employee meetings: provided simultaneous team interpreting


PROFESSIONAL TRANSLATION EXPERIENCE

Independent translator for two national research centers in Montpellier, France. Translation, editing, and proofing of articles dealing with socio-economics and sustainable development in irrigation, 2001-2007

The Colonists of Montreal from 1642 to 1667 (Genealogy by E.Z. Massicotte) Large genealogy project (French to English)

“Maclovia” (Spanish to English translation of short story by Norma Rosa García Mainieri—published in 2001 in The Town of the Silent People)

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

French software QA tester Robert Half Technology, Milwaukee, WI
Tested script for major international company, contract Aug-Sept. 2013
French Instructor Milwaukee Area Technical College, Spring 2013
Proficiency-based Licensing Coach CESA #1, (Cooperative Educational Services Agency) Pewaukee, WI: Mentor/coach teacher candidates seeking DPI licensing, September 2011 to present

Teacher-French and Spanish Greendale School District (middle school and high school) 1984-2011

EDUCATION/ CERTIFICATIONS

CHI™ (Spanish) 2014
Wisconsin and Illinois State Certified Court Interpreter (French) 2012/ 2014
Graduate Certificate in Translation-French, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 2001

M.A. Foreign Language/Literature (French, Spanish) University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

B.S. Secondary Education, French major, Spanish minor University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

CONTINUING EDUCATION

ATA Annual Conference, Chicago 2014
Wisconsin Supreme Court Interpreter Training Program, Oct. 2011
MATI Annual meeting (T & I workshop), Sept. 2011-2014
ATA Legal Interpreting Seminar, Chicago 2008
Advanced Court Interpreting class (Spanish)
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, spring 2006
Spanish Immersion Program in Cuernavaca, Mexico
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Continuing Ed., July 9-19 2005
ATA Medical Translation and Interpreting Seminar, Chicago 2002

AMERICAN TRANSLATORS ASSOCIATION: Associate member
MATI (Midwest Association of Translators and Interpreters)
Keywords: certified court interpreter, sustainable development, medical interpreting, développement durable, French, Spanish, français, español


Profile last updated
May 22, 2017






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