Jose L. Varela-Ibarra, Founder and CEO, Ph.D.in Spanish, The University of Texas at Austin, U.S. Courts Certified Interpreter & Translator is a Court Qualified Expert Witness, Author, and a Translation Industry Advocate & Professional with 25 Years of Experience.
I am a professional linguist, fully bilingual & multicultural. A former university professor, I founded, directed, and taught the translation and interpreting programs at San Diego State University, Imperial Valley Campus, and at The University of Texas at Brownsville.
I served as a standards setter and grader for the National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators' federal-level examination. With NAJIT colleagues I created and conducted training workshops coast to coast, and in Mexico and Brazil.
I have presented at national and international conferences, published articles, glossaries, and self-training skills mastery e-books. I serve on the Leadership Council of the American Translators Association's Translation Company Division.
I am now focused on helping your law firm, company, or organization prosper, grow your brand, and better serve your clients.