Interpretation

¿No habla español? ¿No habla inglés? ¡No hay problema! We offer ENG to SPAN and SPAN to ENG  interpretation services for yourself, your clients, and for your business/organization. You can count on The Language Studio of Southwest Florida to provide highly-qualified and experienced interpreters to help you communicate effectively with your audience, no matter the venue, nationally or internationally.

The Language Studio of Southwest Florida specializes in legal interpretation from ENG to SPAN or SPAN to ENG.  In addition to in-court and out-of-court legal interpreting services, we can be of assistance with:

  • Social/Human Services Clients
  • Business Meetings
  • Public Speaking Engagements
  • Sales Presentations
  • Training Sessions or Seminars
  • Human Resource Interviews
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Property Title Closings
  • Individualized Education Plan Meetings

Legal Interpretation

Legal interpretation services are available for clients in the 12th Circuit Court of Florida (Sarasota, Manatee, and DeSoto counties).

The Language Studio is a vendor of legal interpretation services for the 12th Circuit Court of Florida.  Therefor, we are unable to schedule clients if they are being provided interpreting services, through the State, by our legal interpreter. If you are not sure, you can call us to verify.

Interpreting services must be scheduled by the client’s law office via telephone or via email, in advance. A minimum three-day notice is required but last minute requests may granted barring availability (see below).  Notice to The Language Studio does not guarantee that services will be provided; only confirmed appointments will be honored.

Interpretation Fee Schedule:

  • The cost for interpretation in Sarasota County is $60.00 per hour, with a minimum two hour charge.
  • The cost for interpretation in Manatee or DeSoto counties is $75.00 per hour, with a minimum two hour charge. 
  • Minimum payments for interpreting services are made on the day that services are scheduled.

Regularly scheduled interpreting services exceeding two hours on a given day are billed in 30 minute increments at the rates of $60 or $75 per hour; payment is due on the day of service.

 Fee Schedule for Last-Minute Appointments:

  • Last minute requests, that is, requests of fewer than 72 hours, may be honored, barring availability, at the cost of $100 per hour.
  • Last minute interpreting services that exceed two hours on a given day are billed in 30 minute increments at the rate of $100 per hour; payment is due on the day of service.

Scheduling  Interpretation Services

To schedule interpreting services call us directly at (941) 321-2748. Requests can also be initiated via email.  Once booked, you will receive a confirmation email.