Tennessee Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf


Working from ASL to English in the Courtroom

  • November 12, 2020
  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CST)
  • Bridges for the Deaf and HArd of Hearing (0nline)

Working from ASL to English in the Courtroom

(Earn 0.2 PS CEUs)
J. Eric Workman
November 12, 2020
5:00-7:00pm

Bridges for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Zoom Platform

Cost: $20
Register: Click HERE by November 10, 2020.
This workshop will focus on working from ASL to English in the trial setting. Participants will review source
material and address the following parameters for ASL to English interpretation:
 Register/Word Choices
 Court Procedures
 How Features of ASL Impact the Legal Interpreter’s ASL to English Interpretations

About the Presenter

J. Eric Workman is currently the Vice President of Interpreting Services at Bridges for the Deaf and
Hard of Hearing. He is a 2002 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University’s Interpreter Training Program.
Eric has been interpreting in the legal arena for twelve years. His experience ranges from law
enforcement interrogations to jury trials. His passion for legal interpreting continues to grow and he is
able to spread the word about best practices for American Sign Language interpreters working in the
judiciary.
He currently resides in Franklin, Tennessee with his wife and two sons.

Should you require any accommodations, please contact Amy Lankheit at amy@bridgesfordeafandhh.org prior to November 5, 2020. This event upholds
nondiscriminatory practices and encourages a learning environment of mutual respect and free from bias.
CEUs on the Go! is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for Continuing Education Activities. This PS program is offered for 0.2 CEUs at the Some Content
Knowledge Level.


TRID Mission Statement

The Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc. promotes excellence in the delivery of interpreting services among diverse users of signed and spoken languages through professional development, networking, advocacy, and standards.



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