A Program of Cross-Cultural Communications, LLC

The Language of Justice

Become licensed to teach the only three-day program in the U.S. for legal interpreting

in community settings.

Training of Trainers


About The Language of Justice: Training of Trainers

The training comes withan Instructor's guide.(Note: guide not sold separately)If you are a legal interpreter and trainer, you may be eligible for a special two-day trainer's program.


Participants of The Language of Justice: Training of Trainers (TOT) will learn how to present a three-day program to train interpreters who perform non-courtroom legal interpreting. TOT participants will be introduced to components of THE LANGUAGE OF JUSTICE program and receive guidance on how to present the activities, role plays and exercises that ensure adequate skills practice for interpreters. The TOT covers:


Day1: Introduction to legal interpreter training requirements, procedures and ethics in legal interpreting (Unit I of training manual).

Day2: Teaching modes and skills and linguistic mediation (Unit II of manual). The U.S. Legal System and Legal Terminology (Unit III of manual).


Graduates of this two-day program will be authorized to present THE LANGUAGE OF JUSTICE under the auspices of Cross-Cultural Communications (based in Maryland) and formally licensed by Ayuda, a legal services nonprofit in Washington, D.C. Trainers will control their own sessions and may charge participants to attend. Successful TOT graduates will also be authorized to adapt the training materials for their own use in training. Call 410.312.5599 for details about authorization

and licensing.


Cost includes authorization and licensing to present the program, the 125-page training manual, trainer's guide, a 62-page workbook and your

TOT certificate.


Note: Prior attendance of THE LANGUAGE OF JUSTICE is required. A session of THE LANGUAGE OF JUSTICE immediately precedes each TOT session, but registration for each program is separate.


To sign up for Maryland sessions of the program, click here.


For FAQs, click here.


This program is approved by the American Translators Association for 10 ATA CEPs, by the National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators for 10 NAJIT CEUs and by the Maryland Court Interpreter Program for 20 CE credits.


Photos from Participants of The Language of Justice Training of Trainers

Testimonials from Participants of The Language of Justice Training of Trainers


Cross-Cultural Communications

10015 Old Columbia Rd.,

Suite B-215

Columbia, MD



Phone: 410-312-5599


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About Cross-Cultural Communications

Cross-Cultural Communications is the only national training agency in the U.S. devoted to community interpreting and cultural competence. It is also the only organization that licenses community interpreter trainers across the U.S. and in other countries. For more information about Cross-Cultural Communications please visit www.cultureandlanguage.net.