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.

  • ABUGOSSEISA, Sawsan

    Prospect, Kentucky502-553-1521

    Arabic - Certified

    sabugosseisa@gmail.com

  • ABULSAAD, Hebba

    Nashville, Tennessee615-943-9989

    Arabic - Certified

    helsaad@gmail.com

  • ADAMS, Aida

    Louisville, Kentucky502-712-5554

    Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian - Registered

    aidaadams@outlook.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

    epalonzo@gmail.com

  • AYYILDIZ, Ayse

    Orlando, Florida973-202-2052

    Turkish - Registered

    ayseayyildiz@msn.com

  • BARKER, Shirley

    Coxs Creek, Kentucky502-689-6478

    Mandarin - Registered

    sxp1022@hotmail.com

  • BASNET, Esther

    Tucker, Georgia404-596-1337

    Nepali - Registered

    erapgey@yahoo.com

  • BATRA, Meenu

    Laguna Heights, Texas956-202-2386

    Punjabi - Provisional

    meenubatra.tx@gmail.com

  • BELLEGO, Jean

    Louisville, Kentucky502-974-4593

    Spanish - Certified

    jbellego@gmail.com

  • BHATT, Anar

    Germantown, Maryland301-768-1022

    Gujarati - Registered

    parikhanar@hotmail.com

  • BRIERY, Melissa

    Crestwood, Kentucky858-336-4532

    American Sign Language - Certified

    missy.briery@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

  • CAVAZZA, Elisa

    Louisville, Kentucky502-802-4429

    Italian - Registered

    elisacavazza@gmail.com

  • CHARANIA, Ismail

    Lawrenceville, Georgia678-984-4786

    Gujarati - Registered

    ic7786@gmail.com

  • CHARANIA, Ismail

    Lawrenceville, Georgia678-984-4786

    Urdu - Registered

    ic7786@gmail.com

  • CHARANIA, Ismail

    Lawrenceville, Georgia678-984-4786

    Hindi - Registered

    ic7786@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 - Registered

    hari.dhungana@gmail.com

  • DORI, Yodit

    Louisville, Kentucky502-741-9460

    Ahmaric - Registered

    yoditdori@hotmail.com

  • DOWNARD, Sandra

    Prospect, Kentucky502-558-2649

    Spanish - Certified

    sandra_downard@hotmail.com

  • DUFFIN, Setsuko

    Lexington, Kentucky859-928-1768

    Japanese - Provisional

    setsukomduffin@gmail.com

  • DWEE, Ehtaw

    Maplewood, Minnisota651-399-3143

    Burmese - Registered

    ehtaw@hotmail.com

  • EKRUT, Leah G.

    Lexington, Kentucky505-331-9927

    American Sign Language - Specialist Certificate: Legal

    lgekrut@gmail.com

  • ELMI, Abdi

    Minneapolis, Minnisota612-423- 1022

    Somali - Certified

    agelmi02@gmail.com

  • FUJIKAWA, Akiko

    Reynoldsburg, Ohio678-988-3980

    Japanese - Registered

    afujikaw@gmail.com

  • GARCIA XAJIL, Juan de Dios

    Sequim, Washington720-253-2064

    Kaqchikel/Kachiquel - Provisional

    jdxajil@hotmail.com

  • GARCIA XAJIL, Juan de Dios

    Sequim, Washington720-253-2064

    K'iche'/Quiché - Provisional

    jdxajil@hotmail.com

  • GOLUMBEANU, Cecilia

    Syracuse, NewYork315-391-4022

    Romanian - Provisional

    ceciliagolumbeanu@yahoo.com

  • GOOCH, Judy

    Stanford, Kentucky606-669-9925

    American Sign Language - Certified

    judyrgooch14@gmail.com

  • GRASSMAN, Artie

    Clarksville, Tennessee859-583-0800

    American Sign Language - Certified

    dhhira@gmail.com

  • GREENFIELD, Angela

    Silver Spring, Maryland301-792-2407

    Russian - Certified

    agreenfield101@gmail.com

  • GREENFIELD, Angela

    Silver Spring, Maryland301-792-2407

    Ukrainian - Registered

    agreenfield101@gmail.com

  • GRIDER, Shannon

    Louisville, Kentucky502-939-3856

    American Sign Language - Certified

    shgrider.ky@gmail.com

  • GUPTA, Rekha

    Washington, DC202-255-9917

    Punjabi - Registered

    rekhargupta@yahoo.com

  • GUPTA, Rekha

    Washington, DC202-255-9917

    Hindi - Registered

    rekhargupta@yahoo.com

  • GUPTA, Rekha

    Washington, DC202-255-9917

    Urdu - Registered

    rekhargupta@yahoo.com

  • GUPTA, Rekha

    Washington, DC202-255-9917

    Gujarati - Registered

    rekhargupta@yahoo.com

  • GUTIERREZ HOWSON, Lorie

    Leavenworth, Indiana502-356-4166

    Spanish - Certified

    loriegutierrez@hotmail.com

  • HAMADANI, Sajjad

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania717-253-7632

    Dari - Registered

    a1linguist@yahoo.com

  • HAMADANI, Sajjad

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania717-253-7632

    Hindi - Registered

    a1linguist@yahoo.com

  • HAMADANI, Sajjad

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania717-253-7632

    Urdu - Registered

    a1linguist@yahoo.com

  • HANICH, David

    Lexington, Kentucky859-338-5530

    Spanish - Certified

    davidhanich@gmail.com

  • HARDY, Laura

    Louisville, Kentucky502-810-8816

    Spanish - Federally Certified

    vapues22@hotmail.com

  • HASPIL, Joelle

    Miami, Florida786-374-4085

    Haitian Creole - Certified

    haspiljoelle@gmail.com

  • HASPIL, Joelle

    Miami, Florida786-374-4085

    Spanish - Federally Certified

    haspiljoelle@gmail.com

  • HASPIL, Joelle

    Miami, Florida786-374-4085

    French - Certified

    haspiljoelle@gmail.com

  • HASSAN, Mohamed

    Louisville, Kentucky502-533-3861

    Somali - Certified

    gellebille@hotmail.com

  • HASSAN, Mohamed

    Louisville, Kentucky502-533-3861

    Maay Maay - Registered

    gellebille@hotmail.com

  • HASSAN, Mohamed

    Louisville, Kentucky502-533-3861

    Swahili - Registered

    gellebille@hotmail.com

  • HASSAN, Mohamed

    Louisville, Kentucky502-533-3861

    Oromo - Registered

    gellebille@hotmail.com

  • HASSAN, Mohamed

    Louisville, Kentucky502-533-3861

    Dutch - Registered

    gellebille@hotmail.com

  • HERNANDEZ, Roberto

    Highland Heights, Kentucky859-466-4550

    Spanish - Federally Certified

    rh.interpreter@gmail.com

  • HOBLE, Christian

    Fort Lauderdale, Florida562-237-4781

    Romanian - Registered

    info@chrishoble.com

  • HOOKER, Gana

    Campbellsville, Kentucky270-403-9666

    Mongolian - Registered

    ganahooker@gmail.com

  • HUNTER, Lisa

    Wilmore, Kentucky574-850-6593

    American Sign Language - Certified

    lisadromi@gmail.com

  • JAMLING, Pasang T.

    Briarwood, New York718-500-3141

    Nepali - Registered

    pasang.jamling@gmail.com

  • JOHNSON, Marva

    Louisville, Kentucky502-341-3033

    American Sign Language - Certified

    marva.johnson502@gmail.com

  • KHODOROVSKY, Liudmyla

    Sunny IslesBeach, Florida786-405-7686

    Ukrainian - Registered

    milenocek@gmail.com

  • KNAPP, Steven Jason

    Louisville, Kentucky502-309-4481

    Spanish - Certified

    jason@knapplanguageservices.com

  • KONGTSA, Tenzin

    Warren, New Jersey917-250-0928

    Nepali - Registered

    tkongtsa@gmail.com

  • KRIEGER, Jay K.

    Carmel, Indiana317-488-9182

    American Sign Language - Certified Deaf Interpreter

    jkrieger1@gmail.com

  • LEITE, Rosemarie

    Florence, Kentucky859-250-0994

    Spanish - Certified

    raleite@yahoo.com

  • LENDADO, Gideon Tegga

    Clarkston, Georgia404-455-1230

    Amharic - Registered

    tlendado@libertylanguages.com

  • LIM, Nam-Hee

    Wilmore, Kentucky859-553-4640

    Korean - Registered

    namhee2412@gmail.com

  • LIM, Vannara S.

    Tacoma, Washington253-678-9270

    Cambodian - Certified

    Silakhmer@hotmail.com

  • LIM, Vannara S.

    Tacoma, Washington253-678-9270

    Central Khmer - Certified

    Silakhmer@hotmail.com

  • LOGSDON, Sara

    Louisville, Kentucky502-594-5109

    American Sign Language - Certified

    sara@aslinterpretingservices.com

  • LOPEZ, Melannie

    Bowling Green, Kentucky270-392-1531

    Spanish - Certified

    melannielopez2@gmail.com

  • LUITEL, Puspa

    Mason, Ohio802-497-4815

    Nepali - Provisional

    Puspaluitel16@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 - Registered

    mawmemeh@gmail.com

  • MKANTA, William

    Bowling Green, Kentucky270-202-7676

    Swahili - Registered

    william.mkanta@wku.edu

  • MOHAMED, Ismail

    Columbus, Ohio614-804-4225

    Somali - Registered

    Ismail@Iamlawoffice.com

  • MONAFU, Valer

    Tracy, California714-658-2302

    Romanian - Registered

    val@theotherwords.com

  • MUSIC KANTAREVIC, Elma

    Bowling Green, Kentucky270-779-7638

    Bosnian - Certified

    erazic@yahoo.com

  • MUSSER, Patricia "Tricia"

    Taylorsville, Kentucky615-418-8366

    American Sign Language - Certified

    triciamusser@gmail.com

  • NAHA, Htaeon A

    Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania717-480-7088

    Burmese - Registered

    anantajitn@gmail.com

  • NANDI, Shivani

    Louisville, Kentucky502-896-1446

    Japanese - Registered

    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

  • NKWIYINKA, Marcel

    Louisville, Kentucky502-408-0974

    French - Registered

    nkwiyinka@yahoo.com

  • NKWIYINKA, Marcel

    Louisville, Kentucky502-408-0974

    Swahili - Registered

    nkwiyinka@yahoo.com

  • NKWIYINKA, Marcel

    Louisville, Kentucky502-408-0974

    Lingala - Registered

    nkwiyinka@yahoo.com

  • NKWIYINKA, Marcel

    Louisville, Kentucky502-408-0974

    Kirundi - Registered

    nkwiyinka@yahoo.com

  • NKWIYINKA, Marcel

    Louisville, Kentucky502-408-0974

    Kinyarwanda - Registered

    nkwiyinka@yahoo.com

  • OWENS, Inna

    Cincinnati, Ohio513-560-4348

    Russian - Certified

    innaowens@aol.com

  • PANDYA, Smita Rajendra

    Louisville, Kentucky502-314-3680

    Hindi - Registered

    smitasonya@gmail.com

  • PANDYA, Smita Rajendra

    Louisville, Kentucky502-314-3680

    Gujarati - Registered

    smitasonya@gmail.com

  • PAYCHECK, Jennifer

    Danville, Kentucky859-691-0144

    American Sign Language - Specialist Certificate: Legal

    jpaycheckiphone@att.net

  • PAYNE, Greta

    Owensboro, Kentucky270-702-0230

    Spanish - Certified

    gretapayne1@gmail.com

  • PEACE, Kelly M.

    Shepherdsville, Kentucky502-727-1193

    American Sign Language - Certified

    kpeace6085@gmail.com

  • PECOL, Nidia

    Lexington, Kentucky859-552-8306

    Spanish - Certified

    n_pecol@hotmail.com

  • PEDRO-MATEO, Teofilo

    Morganton, North Carolina828-390-9532

    Akateko/Acateco - Registered

    youandme28655@yahoo.com

  • PEDRO-MATEO, Teofilo

    Morganton, North Carolina828-390-9532

    Kanjobal/Q'anjob'al - Registered

    youandme28655@yahoo.com

  • PIOQUINTO, Jun

    Gresham, Oregon503-522-3620

    Tagalog - Registered

    junpioquinto@yahoo.com

  • PIOQUINTO, Jun

    Gresham, Oregon503-522-3620

    Philipino - Registered

    junpioquinto@yahoo.com

  • RIDDICK, Dianne

    New Albany, Indiana928-420-2939

    American Sign Language - Certified

    driddick53@gmail.com

  • ROMERO, Mary Lou

    Bowling Green, Kentucky706-266-6656

    Spanish - Certified

    maryromero123@gmail.com

  • RUIZ LAMBERT, Audrey L.

    Morehead, Kentucky606-784-5681

    American Sign Language - Certified

    audrey.ruiz.lambert@gmail.com

  • RYAN, Edie

    Paducah, Kentucky270-559-1689

    American Sign Language - Certified

    terp929@aol.com

  • SASS, Sixta A

    Port Orchard, Washington360-876-7140

    K'iche'/Quiché - Registered

    sixtasass@att.net

  • SCHELL, Michael

    Waianae, Hawaii252-639-0322

    Pohnpeian - Registered

    schellspohnpei@msn.com

  • SHARP, Ramona

    Louisville, Kentucky502-609-5606

    Spanish - Certified

    sharpinterp@gmail.com

  • SHEA, Gerald

    Caldwell, Idaho808-497-4332

    Chukeese/Trukese - Registered

    sheag002@gmail.com

  • TAGHIZADEH, Mojgan Alamadari

    Louisville, Kentucky502-228-8898

    Persian/Farsi - Registered

    samranct@icloud.com

  • TAGHIZADEH, Mojgan Alamadari

    Louisville, Kentucky502-228-8898

    Iranian Persian - Registered

    samranct@icloud.com

  • TAGHIZADEH, Mojgan Alamadari

    Louisville, Kentucky502-228-8898

    Parsi-Dari - Registered

    samranct@icloud.com

  • TAGHIZADEH, Mojgan Alamadari

    Louisville, Kentucky502-228-8898

    Dari - Registered

    samranct@icloud.com

  • TRIMBLE, Blanca M.

    Paducah, Kentucky270-559-9429

    Spanish - Certified

    blanquita.trimble@gmail.com

  • VANCE, Katie

    Covington, Kentucky703-508-2721

    American Sign Language - Specialist Certificate: Legal

    kfwest@gmail.com

  • VASQUEZ, Jouhanna

    Louisville, Kentucky270-929-1550

    Spanish - Certified

    mail@jouhanna.com

  • VOLSKY, Roman

    Columbia, Maryland410-740-8794

    Ukrainian - Registered

    rvolsky@nbtranslations.com

  • VOLSKY, Roman

    Columbia, Maryland410-740-8794

    Russian - Certified

    rvolsky@nbtranslations.com

  • VOWELS, Adriana

    Louisville, Kentucky502-296-3032

    Spanish - Certified

    adrianavowels@yahoo.com

  • WALLACE, Angela

    Benton, Kentucky270-559-3559

    American Sign Language - Certified

    ascrappy11@gmail.com

  • WEST, Marta

    Frankfort, Kentucky502-545-1371

    Spanish - Certified

    tatywest63@gmail.com

  • 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 - Certified

    qunbroadley@hotmail.com

  • ZAMBRANO, Carlo

    Dayton, Kentucky513-288-3776

    Spanish - Certified

    z_crl@yahoo.com