In First Person was founded in 1992 when a great demand for professional Interpreters was critical in Western MA. Courts and Litigation field.
This increase language barrier contributed to a daunting challenge and demand for foreign language communication.
The awareness of the need and demand for language communication let iFPi to get to work and train and provide Interpreters to the local Trial Court Departments and Litigation Industry
In First Person established its offices in Downtown Springfield In 1992 which brought a big relief to the courts and lawyers for ease of accesability of their Services on a day by day basis coordinating and handling last minute in court matters for the Trial Court in Springfield and Holyoke Massachusetts
iFPi founder proceeded to received a Bachelors in Language and Introduction to Court Interpreting and Translating at U-MAss in Amherst, MA received a State Court Certification through the Consortium for State Courtsas an Interpreter and Translator while staffed for 13 years as a Judicial interpreter in connecticut.
We actively contract with the
U.S. Federal Court
Department of Public Defenders
CT Justice Department
City Law Departments
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Our Interpreters are certified by the Consortium for State Courts giving us power of reciprocity to work in all state Courts in USA Our Interpreters undergo extensive Training to perfom their legal duties and standards in the industry
iFPi stands behinds their Interpreters and the high standards of the profession.
We stand firm in the compliance of the Code of Ethics for Professional Interpreters and Translators with high standards of practice for professional interpreters.
When presenting high quality service issues to the Legislation, Senator Kohl said:
"unqualified, or untrained interpreters make mistakes. This results in the fundamental loss of the right to due process in translation, and because lawyers and judges are not intepreters, these mistakes often go unnoticed."
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Interpreter are instructed to interpret in the first person.
The Interpreter unobstrusively transfers the spoken word from the target language into the source language with the interpreter remain as the third person yet as the first person when interpreting.
An appelate Court Judge, Judge Richard S. Brown said ' If a person can not understand what is happening in a proceeding, an unfair result might occur. And that is contradictory to what we want our courts to do; administer justice,fairly andimpartially.".
"Protect your client and your case call the Experts the CERTIFIED the Professionally trained and experienced."
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