Team of Court Certified Chinese Interpreters
Samuel Chan - Official Court Mandarin and Cantonese Interpreter in Los Angeles

Mandarin and Cantonese Interpreter in Los AngelesSamuel Chan is an official Mandarin and Cantonese court interpreter for the Federal government as well as various counties in California. He is well recognized and respected in the legal and professional interpreting communities. Many of our clients have repeatedly given positive feedbacks and excellent testimonials after utilizing his services. As your translation service provider, we strongly recommend Samuel Chan for your interpreting needs. Please contact us if you'd like to secure his services.

Please see below for his background information

Current Professional Experience (Since 1996): -

Official Court Interpreter (Federal and State Courts) & Freelance Contracting Interpreter/Translator
Provide Mandarin and Cantonese consecutive, simultaneous and sight interpreting services in Federal and State court proceedings including arraignments, pre-trial conferences, preliminary hearings, bench and jury trials, sentencing, grand jury investigations, detention interviews, as well as depositions, arbitrations, administrative hearings, business conventions & international conferences, focus groups, voice over, judicial and business escorting, etc. Translate documents. Transcribe & translate investigative recordings, CDs, audio and videotapes at the request of the courts, federal and state agencies as well as private parties. Experienced in remote judicial telephone interpreting projects (TIP). Was employed by the California Superior Courts and have served as mentor for the UCLA and L.A. Superior Court Interpreters Programs that trained candidates for the State examinations. Have served as examiner/evaluator for the LADHS medical interpreter examinations.

Previous Professional Experience: –
- Law Offices of Daniel Chan – Pasadena, CA
- Law Offices of Otto F. Swanson – Marina Del Rey, CA
- Jacobs Engineering – Pasadena, CA

Cases & Functions interpreted (Mandarin and Cantonese, in Los Angeles, and other cities):
- Major global litigations
- Appellate matters
- Public hearings
- Grand Juries
- Business conventions and International conferences
- Delegations/Visitors escorting
- Various criminal, civil, juvenile, infraction proceedings
- Medical and Technical meetings
- Intensive focus groups for Auto, Communications, Food, Financial, Health, Insurance, & Pharmaceutical industries

- Major national law firms
- Major national business corporations, unions and non-profit organizations
- Municipal, State and Federal Government agencies including IRS, INS, U.S. Attorneys, The Justice Department, State and Federal Public Defenders, WCAB, CUIAB, EDD
- State and Federal Courts through out the U.S.
- Government and private investigators

Job Locations:
- Los Angeles, California

- Baltimore, Maryland
- Baton Rouge, Louisiana
- Dallas, Texas
- Denver, Colorado
- Great Falls, Montana
- Hartford, Connecticut
- Helena, Montana
- Honolulu, Hawaii
- Houston, Texas
- Huntsville, Alabama
- Little Rock, Arkansas
- New York City, New York
- Phoenix, Arizona
- Portland, Oregon
- Tucson, Arizona
- Washington, DC
- Las Vegas, Nevada
- Various County Courts through out California
- Depositions in many U.S. cities and overseas

- Law – ULV College of Law, La Verne, CA (J.D. pro)
- Religion/Theology – APU, Azusa, CA (M.A.)
- Broadcasting/Mass Comm. – JBU, Siloam Springs, AR (B.A.)


- Held membership in Delta Theta Phi and Los Angeles County Bar Association
- Many commendations, appreciations and acknowledgements from Judges, District Attorneys, & Academia
- Fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese
- Experienced in Chinese Canjie and various Traditional and Simplified word-processing