Aging and Long-Term Support Administration

Certified Court Sign Language Interpreters


To qualify as a certified court intermediary interpreter, you must complete the following requirements:

To be on the ODHH list of certified court interpreters, sign language and intermediary interpreters must register with and meet qualification standards established through WAC.

Alphabetical Preferred Interpreter List (Specialist Certificate: Legal - SC:L)

Interpreter NameCity of ResidenceContact Information
Carlson, KarenSeattlePhone: 206-380-8407 email: kcterp57@gmail.com
Fein-Wallace, CynthiaSeattlePhone and Text: 206-915-0535 Email: cyfeinwallace@gmail.com
Hansen, ShellyWest Richland 
Maine Israel, AllisonSeat  
McGee, BobbieAuburnPhone: 206-650-5386 Email: TruebizBMC@gmail.com
McGuire , MollySeattle Phone and Text: 206-886-2300 Email: msmcguire.terp@gmail.com or Mollymcguire2@gmail.com
Morrison, DaveEverettHow to Contact: Phone: 206-446-3717 Email: davealanmorrison@gmail.com
Newell, KendallWenatchee 
Schmitz, MarcTacoma 
Tofstad, KimBonney Lake 
Walker, DonnaSpokanePhone: 509-999-5326 Email: donnainterpreter@gmail.com

Alphabetical Interpreter List (RID Certification with SC:L written test)


Interpreter NameCity of ResidenceContact Information
Conner, LuanneVancouverAgency: CODAs Plus Phone: 360-947-5100 Email: codasplus@comcast.net
Kinch, JarrenBothellPhone: 206- 650-4149 Email: kinchj@gmail.com
Wilkes , Amanda Vancouver Phone: 360-513-0706 Email: cheese2212@gmail.com

Intermediary Interpreters (Deaf Interpreter)

To qualify as a certified court Intermediary interpreter, you must complete the following requirements:

  1. The applicant must hold a current certified deaf interpreter (CDI) certification from the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf;
  2. You must undergo a DSHS criminal background conducted by DSHS.
  3. You must complete the Washington courts training provided by ODHH.
  4. You must take an oath of interpreter, as administered by the Washington courts.
  5. You must register online with ODHH annually by July 1.
Interpreter NameCity of ResidenceContact Information
Dockter, TerryEverett 
Glaser, PaulMarysvilleVideo Phone: 206-452-0093 TEXT: 585-530-7152 email: mathdeaf2@gmail.com
Plecher, JohnMountlake Terrace 
Quiroga, JeremySeattleEmail: ArtedeQ@gmail.com
Rogers, BuckTacoma 
Shannon, RobinBattle GroundEmail: robin.stafford.shannon@gmail.com