Department of ASL & Interpreting Studies
College of Education & Behavioral Science
Keri Richardson, RID CI & CT, SC:L, NAD V, BEI Level V, Master and Court. Keri started her journey reluctantly into legal/courtroom work in 1998 and then eventually found the courtroom to be the place where she felt most comfortable. For six years she created and maintained the ASL Court Interpreter section of the Oregon Judicial Department interpreting in courtrooms in many of the 27 circuit courts as well as providing mentoring and training to interpreters wanting to work within the court system. Additionally she has worked in legal settings in Oregon, Washington and Texas and continues to present locally and nationally on protocol of courtroom interpreting, ethics and conflicts, text analysis and a variety of other topics related to legal work. She currently lives and works in the San Antonio/Austin, Texas area.