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Angela Zawadzki


Angela Zawadzki has over 20 years of experience as an English <> Spanish Federal and California State certified interpreter. She has worked both in the United States and abroad in a variety of settings such as state and federal courts, depositions, administrative hearings, technical and business conferences, training seminars, press conferences, bilateral/multilateral negotiation talks, film festivals, among others. In addition she is an experienced language and literature instructor in Spanish, French and Italian as well as a trainer of legal, community, educational setting interpreters and bilingual personnel. She also designs and teaches workshops for Spanish interpreters planning to take the California State interpreter exam.  Angela earned her graduate degrees in Comparative Literature from the University of California, Berkeley. Angela was born in Colombia and grew up in Colombia, The Netherlands, France and Italy.

Carole Glasser has over 20 years of experience as a professional translator, interpreter, and educator.  A certified court interpreter since 1992, she graduated from U.C. Berkeley with honors in Linguistics and earned an M.A. in Translation from the Monterey Institute of International Studies.   In addition to her work in the California state courts and federal courts, she is an experienced conference interpreter and medical interpreter.

Tamina R. Alon is a poverty law attorney at Bay Area Legal Aid where she specializes in housing law.  She obtained a Bachelor’s of Arts in Political Science at University of California, Berkeley, and her law degree from the University of California Hastings College of the Law.  Tamina is Filipino-Puerto Rican and grew up on Guam.  She has lived all over the country before moving to the Bay Area in 2000.  She has practiced criminal law, personal injury law, and state and local government law before joining BayLegal.  She also recently served as a GIS Specialist for the California Citizens’ Redistricting Commission, and currently sits on the Board of Directors of the East Bay Center for the Performing Arts.

  • Legal and Community Interpreting

    Thursday 28 August 2014
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