Legal Interpreting Services

Over the years, our meticulous work has made Translation by Design a superior resource for the international legal community. 

Translation by Design specializes in providing court certified interpreters in the Asian languages as well as in over 50 other languages. We serve many small and large law firms and legal departments with consummate professionalism, delivering superior legal interpretation while meeting tight deadlines. 

We also provide legal document translations, please visit our Legal Translation Services page for further information.

Intrepreting Services

Our language teams include Court certified interpreters who are experts in the legal industry and understand legalese in both source and target languages. We also provide simultaneous and consecutive interpreters and on-site document review for law firms. We offer professional legal interpretation services through our worldwide network of highly-qualified certified interpreters for:


  • Anti-trust litigation
  • International litigation
  • Class Action
  • Environmental
  • Intellectual Property
  • White Collar Crime
  • Depositions
  • Employment
  • Money Laundering
  • Immigration
  • Product Liability
  • Civil litigation
  • Financial Markets
  • EB-5 Investor Visas
  • Client Conferences
  • Much, much more

Our languages include:

  • Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin)
  • French
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Many, many more

We primarily operate in the greater San Francisco Bay and Los Angeles Metro areas; however, we do not limit our services to just these regions. We can, and most often do, provide our services in Chicago, New York, Portland, Seattle and Washington, DC; and as far away as Hong Kong, Seoul, Taipei and Tokyo.

If you have a deposition in Seoul, South Korea, we will find you a Korean interpreter in Seoul, saving you the need and cost of sending interpreters from the United States.

Some of our projects included:

  • Over 1000 interpreters for deposition and witness prep / Japanese (Cathode Ray Tube Antitrust Litigation)
  • Over 700 interpreters for civil and criminal trial / Chinese and Korean (TFT/LCD Antitrust Litigation
  • Rare Nigerian (Ilaje) language interpretation (Bowoto vs Chevron)

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Highly Reputable Interpretation Agency

For over 15 years, Translation by Design has been called upon to translate tens of thousands of legal documents. Such law firms as White & Case, Winston & Strawn, Cozen & O’Conner, and Lieff Cabraser have turned to us when faced with challenging depositions and document translations. 
We believe responsive service is the key to a successful project; therefore, our competitive rates guarantee on time delivery with 100% accuracy.
TBD has been invaluable in helping our firm secure interpreters overseas [Taiwan], often on a tight timeline.
- Preston I.A.D. Parsons, Associate
Camp Fiorante Mathews Mogerman