Find an Interpreter

​Although the Office of Language Access (OLA) only provides interpreting services for official court events, we are happy to share the names and contact information of our qualified interpreters with anyone in need of language access services. Please see below for a searchable directory of all OLA-approved interpreters.

  • ABRIL, Alberto (AOC Staff)

    Louisville, Kentucky502-533-2387

    Spanish - Certified

    alberto.abril@gmail.com

  • ABUGOSSEISA, Sawsan

    Prospect, Kentucky502-553-1521

    Arabic - Certified

    sabugosseisa@gmail.com

  • ABULSAAD, Hebba

    Nashville, Tennessee615-943-9989

    Arabic - Certified

    helsaad@gmail.com

  • ADAMS, Aida (AOC Staff)

    Louisville, Kentucky502-712-5554

    Bosnian - Provisional

    aidaadams@outlook.com

  • ADAMS, Aida (AOC Staff)

    Louisville, Kentucky502-712-5554

    Croatian - Provisional

    aidaadams@outlook.com

  • ADAMS, Aida (AOC Staff)

    Louisville, Kentucky502-712-5554

    Serbian - Provisional

    aidaadams@outlook.com

  • ADAMS, Aida (AOC Staff)

    Louisville, Kentucky502-712-5554

    Montenegrin - Provisional

    aidaadams@outlook.com

  • AGA, Simeamativa M.

    Fife, Washington253-993-8697

    Samoan - Provisional

    teineoleaeto@gmail.com

  • AGUILAR, Blanca

    Florence, Kentucky859-250-4951

    Spanish - Certified

    estrellitadeoro@msn.com

  • ALFAYA, Gabriela

    Bowling Green, Kentucky270-799-3098

    Spanish - Certified

    galfaya2@gmail.com

  • ALMOUSILY, Khaldoun

    Louisville, Kentucky270-844-3118

    Arabic - Certified

    almousily@yahoo.com

  • ALONZO Y ALONZO, Elias Pedro

    Winder, Georgia678-975-4104

    Chuj - Provisional

    ealonzo@prosorel.com

  • Amith, Jonathan D.

    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania717-338-1255

    Nahuatl - Provisional

    jonamith@gmail.com

  • ARIREMAKO, Ololade Deborah

    St. Paul, Minnesota832-290-0122

    Yoruba - Provisional

    deborahajoke@gmail.com

  • ARIREMAKO, Ololade Deborah

    St. Paul, Minnesota832-290-0122

    Nigerian Pidgin English - Provisional

    deborahajoke@gmail.com

  • BABICH, Kimberly Lee

    Lexington, Kentucky847-754-1129

    American Sign Language - Certified

    kimserves@gmail.com

  • BALL, Svetlana

    Marysville, Ohio740-255-1585

    Russian - Certified

    cyrillico@embarqmail.com

  • BALL, Svetlana

    Marysville, Ohio740-255-1585

    Ukrainian - Provisional

    cyrillico@embarqmail.com

  • BARKER, Shirley

    Coxs Creek, Kentucky502-689-6478

    Mandarin - Provisional

    sxp1022@hotmail.com

  • BASNET, Esther

    Tucker, Georgia404-596-1337

    Nepali - Provisional

    erapgey@yahoo.com

  • BATHIN, Mulania

    Aurora, Colorado720-607-1841

    Karen - Provisional

    Mulania007@gmail.com

  • BATRA, Meenu

    Laguna Heights, Texas956-202-2386

    Punjabi - Provisional

    meenubatra.tx@gmail.com

  • BATRA, Meenu

    Laguna Heights, Texas956-202-2386

    Hindi - Provisional

    meenubatra.tx@gmail.com

  • BATRA, Meenu

    Laguna Heights, Texas956-202-2386

    Urdu - Provisional

    meenubatra.tx@gmail.com

  • BELLEGO, Jean

    Louisville, Kentucky954-665-0405

    Spanish - Certified

    jbellego@gmail.com

  • BHATT, Anar

    Germantown, Maryland301-768-1022

    Gujarati - Provisional

    parikhanar@hotmail.com

  • BULLEN, Alfredo

    Frankfort, Kentucky502-395-2571

    Spanish - Registered

    bullenkycourts@gmail.com

  • BURIAN, Teodora

    Skokie, Illinois847-975-3541

    Bosnian - Certified

    bcs.tea@gmail.com

  • BURIAN, Teodora

    Skokie, Illinois847-975-3541

    Croatian - Certified

    bcs.tea@gmail.com

  • BURIAN, Teodora

    Skokie, Illinois847-975-3541

    Serbian - Certified

    bcs.tea@gmail.com

  • BURIAN, Teodora

    Skokie, Illinois847-975-3541

    Montenegrin - Certified

    bcs.tea@gmail.com

  • BUSH, Becky

    Somerset, Kentucky606-401-2328

    American Sign Language - Certified

    rebecca.bush42@gmail.com

  • CANTRELL, Tammy

    LaGrange, Kentucky502-216-3141

    American Sign Language - Certified

    tammyscantrell@gmail.com

  • CASANOVA, Elisa

    Cincinnati, Ohio513-680-2745

    Spanish - Certified

    elisacasanova206@hotmail.com

  • CHOI, Yu Rie

    Nashville, Tennessee615-981-3958

    Korean - Registered

    yuriechoi92@gmail.com

  • COLMENARES, Michal

    Lexington, Kentucky859-608-2374

    Spanish - Registered

    anemonebiflora@hotmail.com

  • COSYNS-DUROCHER, Isabelle

    Kissimmee, Florida407-973-1183

    Haitian Creole - Certified

    kenep@hotmail.com

  • DELGADO, Viviana

    Elizabethtown, Kentucky270-401-5710

    Spanish - Certified

    vividel4@gmail.com

  • DHUNGANA, Hari P.

    Powder Springs, Georgia678-910-3369

    Nepali - Provisional

    hari.dhungana@gmail.com

  • DITTRICH, Vesselin

    Hoboken, New Jersey551-208-1691

    Bulgarian - Provisional

    dittrichv@yahoo.com

  • DIX-BARBOZA, Susan

    Boca Raton, Florida561-756-3030

    Portuguese - Certified

    susan7563030@gmail.com

  • DOWNARD, Sandra

    Prospect, Kentucky502-558-2649

    Spanish - Certified

    sandra_downard@hotmail.com

  • DRURY, Derek C.

    Lancaster, Kentucky502-545-8092

    American Sign Language - Certified

    derek@ckira.org

  • DUFFIN, Setsuko

    Lexington, Kentucky801-928-1768

    Japanese - Provisional

    setsukomduffin@gmail.com

  • ELMI, Abdi

    Minneapolis, Minnisota612-423- 1022

    Somali - Certified

    agelmi02@gmail.com

  • ETLIN, Alexander

    Cincinnati, Ohio513-325-6241

    Russian - Certified

    Glasnost@currently.com

  • ETLIN, Alexander

    Cincinnati, Ohio513-325-6241

    Ukrainian - Provisional

    Glasnost@currently.com

  • FISHER, Barbara A.

    Clemson, South Carolina864-873-8387

    Marshallese - Provisional

    barbericfish@gmail.com

  • FUJIKAWA, Akiko

    Reynoldsburg, Ohio678-988-3980

    Japanese - Provisional

    afujikaw@gmail.com

  • GETACHEW, Fikire H.

    Metairie, Louisiana504-344-9479

    Amharic - Provisional

    Fgetache@tulane.edu

  • GETACHEW, Fikire H.

    Metairie, Louisiana504-344-9479

    Afan Oromo - Provisional

    Fgetache@tulane.edu

  • GOLUMBEANU, Cecilia

    Syracuse, NewYork315-391-4022

    Romanian - Provisional

    ceciliagolumbeanu@yahoo.com

  • GORDON, Pilar Reyna

    Cincinnati, Ohio513-906-3023

    Spanish - Provisional

    pilygordon@gmail.com

  • GREENFIELD, Angela

    Silver Spring, Maryland301-792-2407

    Russian - Certified

    agreenfield101@gmail.com

  • GREENFIELD, Angela

    Silver Spring, Maryland301-792-2407

    Ukrainian - Provisional

    agreenfield101@gmail.com

  • GRIDER, Shannon

    Louisville, Kentucky502-939-3856

    American Sign Language - Certified

    shgrider.ky@gmail.com

  • GUITTET, Alexandra (AOC Staff)

    Louisville, Kentucky502-377-7476

    Spanish - Certified

    alexandraguittet@gmail.com

  • GUITTET, Alexandra (AOC Staff)

    Louisville, Kentucky502-377-7476

    French - Provisional

    alexandraguittet@gmail.com

  • GUPTA, Rekha

    Washington, DC202-255-9917

    Punjabi - Provisional

    rekhargupta@yahoo.com

  • GUPTA, Rekha

    Washington, DC202-255-9917

    Hindi - Provisional

    rekhargupta@yahoo.com

  • GUPTA, Rekha

    Washington, DC202-255-9917

    Urdu - Provisional

    rekhargupta@yahoo.com

  • GUPTA, Rekha

    Washington, DC202-255-9917

    Gujarati - Provisional

    rekhargupta@yahoo.com

  • GUTIERREZ HOWSON, Lorie

    Leavenworth, Indiana502-356-4166

    Spanish - Certified

    loriegutierrez@hotmail.com

  • HAMADANI, Sajjad

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania717-253-7632

    Dari - Provisional

    a1polyglot@icloud.com

  • HAMADANI, Sajjad

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania717-253-7632

    Hindi - Provisional

    a1polyglot@icloud.com

  • HAMADANI, Sajjad

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania717-253-7632

    Urdu - Provisional

    a1polyglot@icloud.com

  • HANICH, David

    Lexington, Kentucky859-338-5530

    Spanish - Certified

    davidhanich@gmail.com

  • HARDY, Laura

    Louisville, Kentucky502-810-8816

    Spanish - Federally Certified

    vapues22@hotmail.com

  • HAYES, Heather

    Cookeville, Tennessee931-256-0272

    Spanish - Federally Certified

    info@uscourtinterpreter.com

  • HERNANDEZ, Roberto

    Highland Heights, Kentucky859-466-4550

    Spanish - Federally Certified

    rh.interpreter@gmail.com

  • HOOKER, Gana

    Campbellsville, Kentucky270-403-9666

    Mongolian - Provisional

    ganahooker@gmail.com

  • HOXHA, Dudije

    Greenwood Lake, New York347-968-2891

    Albanian - Provisional

    dhoxha73@gmail.com

  • HUNTER, Lisa

    Wilmore, Kentucky574-850-6593

    American Sign Language - Certified

    lisadromi@gmail.com

  • JOHNSON, Marva

    Louisville, Kentucky502-341-3033

    American Sign Language - Certified

    marva.johnson502@gmail.com

  • KENNEDY, Sophia

    Louisville, Kentucky502-594-5109 ext 702

    American Sign Language - Certified

    sophia@asl-is.com

  • KHODOROVSKY, Liudmyla

    Sunny IslesBeach, Florida786-405-7686

    Ukrainian - Provisional

    suneastcoast@gmail.com

  • KHODOROVSKY, Liudmyla

    Sunny IslesBeach, Florida786-405-7686

    Russian - Certified

    suneastcoast@gmail.com

  • KHOUDER, Zenab

    Irvine, California949-232-9262

    Arabic - Certified

    Zenab71@aol.com

  • KHOUDER, Zenab

    Irvine, California949-232-9262

    Czech - Provisional

    Zenab71@aol.com

  • KIM, Shin H.

    Fort Lee, New Jersey201-233-8873

    Korean - Certified

    shinkim2013@gmail.com

  • KISER, Marina (AOC Staff)

    Louisville, Kentucky502-609-0935

    Spanish - Certified

    marinakiser@hotmail.com

  • KNAPP, Steven Jason

    Louisville, Kentucky502-309-4481

    Spanish - Certified

    jason@knapplanguageservices.com

  • KNAPP, Steven Jason

    Louisville, Kentucky502-309-4481

    Spanish - Federally Certified

    jason@knapplanguageservices.com

  • KRUCK, Catherine

    Lexington, Kentucky859-699-0087

    Spanish - Certified

    cathkruck7@gmail.com

  • Le, Ryan T.

    Granada Hills, California818-401-3557

    Vietnamese - Certified

    ryanleinterpreting@gmail.com

  • LEITE, Rosemarie

    Florence, Kentucky859-250-0994

    Spanish - Certified

    raleite@yahoo.com

  • LEIVA, Katherine

    Evansville, Indiana812-250-9242

    Spanish - Certified

    kleivareile@gmail.com

  • LIM, Vannara S.

    Tacoma, Washington253-678-9270

    Central Khmer - Provisional

    Silakhmer@hotmail.com

  • LIM, Vannara S.

    Tacoma, Washington253-678-9270

    Cambodian - Provisional

    Silakhmer@hotmail.com

  • LITVIN, Yelena Vasilyevna

    Georgetown, Kentucky502-542-0063

    Ukrainian - Provisional

    ylitvin@liberty.edu

  • LITVIN, Yelena Vasilyevna

    Georgetown, Kentucky502-542-0063

    Russian - Provisional

    ylitvin@liberty.edu

  • LOGSDON, Sara

    Louisville, Kentucky502-594-5109

    American Sign Language - Certified

    sara@asl-is.com

  • LOPEZ, Melannie

    Bowling Green, Kentucky270-392-1531

    Spanish - Certified

    melannielopez2@gmail.com

  • LUITEL, Puspa

    Mason, Ohio513-834-0190

    Nepali - Provisional

    Puspaluitel16@gmail.com

  • MAIO-CARDENAS, Juliana M.

    El Paso, Texas915-929-5681

    Portuguese - Certified

    jmcit@yahoo.com

  • MAIO-CARDENAS, Juliana M.

    El Paso, Texas915-929-5681

    Spanish - Certified

    jmcit@yahoo.com

  • MAÑÓN, Eliézer

    Versailles, Kentucky859-420-1024

    Spanish - Registered

    zermanon@gmail.com

  • MCCARTY, Magali

    Carrollton, Kentucky502-525-3877

    Spanish - Certified

    magalimccarty13@gmail.com

  • MCCARTY, Magali

    Carrollton, Kentucky502-525-3877

    Portuguese - Certified

    magalimccarty13@gmail.com

  • MCFARLAND, Tina

    Liberty, Kentucky859-691-8462

    American Sign Language - Certified

    tina@iscky.net

  • MEMEH, April

    Bowling Green, Kentucky270-202-5802

    Karenni - Provisional

    mawmemeh@gmail.com

  • MERCERON, Viking

    Acworth, Georgia678-557-1055

    Haitian Creole - Certified

    haitian_creole_interpreter@yahoo.com

  • MILLER, Melissa

    Crestwood, Kentucky858-336-4532

    American Sign Language - Certified

    missy.briery@gmail.com

  • MKANTA, William

    Bowling Green, Kentucky270-202-7676

    Swahili/Kiswahili - Provisional

    william.mkanta@wku.edu

  • MURAGE, Bancy

    Prospect, Kentucky502-475-4839

    Swahili/Kiswahili - Provisional

    bmurage@twc.com

  • MUSIC KANTAREVIC, Elma

    Bowling Green, Kentucky270-779-7638

    Bosnian - Certified

    erazic@yahoo.com

  • MUSIC KANTAREVIC, Elma

    Bowling Green, Kentucky270-779-7638

    Croatian - Certified

    erazic@yahoo.com

  • MUSIC KANTAREVIC, Elma

    Bowling Green, Kentucky270-779-7638

    Serbian - Certified

    erazic@yahoo.com

  • MUSIC KANTAREVIC, Elma

    Bowling Green, Kentucky270-779-7638

    Montenegrin - Certified

    erazic@yahoo.com

  • NAHA, Htaeon A

    Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania717-480-7088

    Burmese - Provisional

    anantajitn@gmail.com

  • NANDI, Shivani

    Louisville, Kentucky502-896-1446

    Japanese - Provisional

    shibukyoto@gmail.com

  • NGUYEN, Lana

    PriorLake, Minnisota612-501-8072

    Vietnamese - Certified

    lananguyens@yahoo.com

  • NGUYEN, My Le

    Sarasota, Florida502-298-7077

    Vietnamese - Certified

    mylenguyen.usa@gmail.com

  • NSENGIYUMVA, Leopold

    Kalamazoo, Michigan269-330-8724

    Kinyarwanda - Provisional

    leonse54@yahoo.com

  • NSENGIYUMVA, Leopold

    Kalamazoo, Michigan269-330-8724

    Kirundi - Provisional

    leonse54@yahoo.com

  • NSENGIYUMVA, Leopold

    Kalamazoo, Michigan269-330-8724

    Swahili/Kiswahili - Provisional

    leonse54@yahoo.com

  • OWENS, Inna

    Cincinnati, Ohio513-560-4348

    Russian - Certified

    innaowens@gmail.com

  • PANDYA, Smita Rajendra

    Louisville, Kentucky502-314-3680

    Hindi - Provisional

    smitasonya@gmail.com

  • PANDYA, Smita Rajendra

    Louisville, Kentucky502-314-3680

    Gujarati - Provisional

    smitasonya@gmail.com

  • PAVETIC-DICKEY, Janja

    Lawrence, Kansas785-760-6535

    Bosnian - Certified

    paveticdickey@gmail.com

  • PAVETIC-DICKEY, Janja

    Lawrence, Kansas785-760-6535

    Croatian - Certified

    paveticdickey@gmail.com

  • PAVETIC-DICKEY, Janja

    Lawrence, Kansas785-760-6535

    Serbian - Certified

    paveticdickey@gmail.com

  • PAVETIC-DICKEY, Janja

    Lawrence, Kansas785-760-6535

    Montenegrin - Certified

    paveticdickey@gmail.com

  • PAYCHECK, Jennifer

    Danville, Kentucky859-691-0144

    American Sign Language - Specialist Certificate: Legal

    jpaycheckiphone@att.net

  • PAYNE, Greta

    Owensboro, Kentucky270-702-0236

    Spanish - Certified

    gretapayne1@gmail.com

  • PEACE, Kelly M.

    Shepherdsville, Kentucky502-727-6085

    American Sign Language - Certified

    kelly@asl-is.com

  • PECOL, Nidia

    Lexington, Kentucky859-552-8306

    Spanish - Certified

    n_pecol@hotmail.com

  • RALPH, Wei

    Nashville, Tennessee615-498-6539

    Mandarin - Certified

    ralphfamily@comcast.net

  • RIDDICK, Dianne

    New Albany, Indiana928-420-2939

    American Sign Language - Certified

    driddick53@gmail.com

  • ROLLER, Marta

    Lexington, Kentucky859-559-2780

    Spanish - Federally Certified

    mroller9297@gmail.com

  • ROMERO, Mary Lou

    Bowling Green, Kentucky706-266-6656

    Spanish - Certified

    maryromero123@gmail.com

  • ROMERO, Mary Lou

    Bowling Green, Kentucky706-266-6656

    French - Provisional

    maryromero123@gmail.com

  • RUIZ LAMBERT, Audrey L.

    Morehead, Kentucky606-784-5681

    American Sign Language - Certified

    audrey.ruiz.lambert@gmail.com

  • RYKA, Hau Ying

    Ellicott City, Maryland410-404-3011

    Cantonese - Registered

    hauyingrayka@gmail.com

  • RYKA, Hau Ying

    Ellicott City, Maryland410-404-3011

    Mandarin - Provisional

    hauyingrayka@gmail.com

  • SASS, Sixta A

    Port Orchard, Washington360-876-7140

    K'iche'/Quiché - Provisional

    sixtasass@att.net

  • SCHELL, Michael

    Waianae, Hawaii252-639-0322

    Pohnpeian - Provisional

    schellspohnpei@msn.com

  • SHARP, Ramona

    Louisville, Kentucky502-609-5606

    Spanish - Certified

    sharpinterp@gmail.com

  • SHERR, Daniel

    New York, New York212-924-1486

    Spanish - Federally Certified

    danielsherr@cs.com

  • SHERR, Daniel

    New York, New York212-924-1486

    French - Professionally Qualified

    danielsherr@cs.com

  • SHORT, Jill A.

    Hughesville, Maryland240-346-0932

    Chuukese - Provisional

    chuukesetranslator@gmail.com

  • SHORT, Jill A.

    Hughesville, Maryland240-346-0932

    Mortlockese - Provisional

    chuukesetranslator@gmail.com

  • TAGHIZADEH, Mojgan Alamadari

    Louisville, Kentucky502-228-8898

    Persian/Farsi - Provisional

    samranct@icloud.com

  • TAGHIZADEH, Mojgan Alamadari

    Louisville, Kentucky502-228-8898

    Iranian Persian - Provisional

    samranct@icloud.com

  • TAGHIZADEH, Mojgan Alamadari

    Louisville, Kentucky502-228-8898

    Parsi-Dari - Provisional

    samranct@icloud.com

  • TAGHIZADEH, Mojgan Alamadari

    Louisville, Kentucky502-228-8898

    Dari - Provisional

    samranct@icloud.com

  • TILLIER, Paul

    Lexington, Kentucky859-539-7877

    French - Registered

    inzbox@yahoo.com

  • TREJO-OLIVER, Jazmin

    New Albany, Indianna812-225-1675

    Spanish - Registered

    trelive300@gmail.com

  • TRIMBLE, Blanca M.

    Paducah, Kentucky270-559-9429

    Spanish - Certified

    blanquita.trimble@gmail.com

  • VELAMURI, Neelothpali

    Santa Clara, California408-802-1538

    Telugu - Provisional

    linguistsr@gmail.com

  • VELAMURI, Neelothpali

    Santa Clara, California408-802-1538

    Tamil - Provisional

    linguistsr@gmail.com

  • VELAMURI, Neelothpali

    Santa Clara, California408-802-1538

    Kannada - Provisional

    linguistsr@gmail.com

  • VENKATARAMAN, Srinivas

    Bloomington, Illinois217-722-9111

    Tamil - Provisional

    vsri24@yahoo.com

  • VENKATARAMAN, Srinivas

    Bloomington, Illinois217-722-9111

    Telugu - Provisional

    vsri24@yahoo.com

  • VENKATARAMAN, Srinivas

    Bloomington, Illinois217-722-9111

    Hindi - Provisional

    vsri24@yahoo.com

  • VOWELS, Adriana

    Louisville, Kentucky502-296-3032

    Spanish - Certified

    adrianavowels@yahoo.com

  • WEST, Marta

    Frankfort, Kentucky502-545-1371

    Spanish - Certified

    tatywest63@gmail.com

  • WIANT, Lee

    Cookeville, Tennessee931-783-0143

    Spanish - Certified

    leewiant@frontiernet.net

  • WINT, Lisbeth

    Lexington, Kentucky859-457-6060

    Spanish - Certified

    lisbethjwint@outlook.com

  • WORKMAN, Eric

    Nashville, Tennessee615-248-8828

    American Sign Language - Specialist Certificate: Legal

    eric@BRIDGESFORDEAFANDHH.ORG

  • WU, Qun

    Worthington, Ohio614-917-8733

    Mandarin - Registered

    qunbroadley@hotmail.com

  • ZAMBRANO, Carlo

    Dayton, Kentucky513-288-3776

    Spanish - Certified

    z_crl@yahoo.com