The Spanish/English Interpretation (Legal/Court) program has been discontinued and is not accepting applications. The last semester of instruction for current and former students will be summer 2024. Please contact Eduardo Cerpa with any questions.
Eric Bishop is a certified state and federal court interpreter who received his training at the Monterey Institute for International Studies. Mr. Bishop holds a Master's Degree in Spanish, and is the director of the Spanish/English Interpretation program.
Marta Riesen is a state-certified court interpreter who received her training at San Francisco State University. She holds a master's degree in linguistics and teaching and her experience includes teaching ESL and Linguistics at the State University of Mar del Plata, Argentina. She has taught Spanish as a second language at USF and private schools and worked as elementary teacher for the San Francisco Unified School District.
Margo Seely is a graduate from the Middelbury Institute of International Studies as well as the San Francisco State Legal/Court Interpreting Program. She is a certified Spanish language interpreter for the courts, and has worked in and out of court and in many different fields as an interpreter. Margo has lived in the Netherlands, Spain, France and the United States.