Interpreters and Translators

Interpreters and Translators

Court Interpreters
If you do not speak or understand English well, the Administrative Office of the Courts provides courtroom interpreters.

The Court Interpreter Credentialing Program tests courtroom interpreters to make sure they:

  • Understand English and the other language and
  • Interpret correctly for the judge, the lawyers and the jury.

Click here to find a court interpreter at the Administrative Office of the Courts' website.

Other Interpreter Resources:

Tennessee Association of Professional Interpreters and Translators (TAPIT)
P.O. Box 91116
Nashville, TN 37209
Phone: (615) 824-7878

TAPIT is an organization of interpreters and translators of written, spoken and signed languages. To find interpreters and translators visit TAPIT's website.

Tennessee Foreign Language Institute (TFLI)
227 French Landing Dr., Suite 100
Nashville, TN 37228
Phone: (615) 741-7579
Toll Free: (877) ASK-TFLI / (877) 275-8354

TFLI provides:

  • Quality language instruction,
  • Translation and interpretation services,
  • Training for interpreters, translators and language teachers
  • Cultural awareness programs

TFLI services support state agencies, the business community, foreign language teachers, and the general public.