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Norma L. Alvarez

Norma L. Alvarez, Cuban interpreter, translator. Certified California court interpreter; federally certified interpreter. Recipient French Consulate award for Academy Excellence in Freng Language and Literature, University Puerto Rico, 1984.


  • Alvarez, Norma L. was born on June 15, 1961 in Holguin, Oriente, Cuba. Daughter of Natalio A. Alvarez and Norma C. Gómez.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Puerto Rico, 1984. Master of Arts, Monterey Institute of International, Studies, 1987.


    • Editoral assistant Hampton-Brown Company, Carmel, California, 1988. Freelance translator, since 1988. Freelance intrepreter various, California and Florida, since 1988.

      Adjunct professor Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Tallahassee, 1993-1994, Monterey (California) Institute International Studies, since 1989.

    Major achievements

    • Certified California court interpreter. Federally certified interpreter.


    • Co-author: The Interpreter's Edge Turbo Supplement, 1993.


    Member California Court Interpreters Association (guest speaker 1992), American Translators Association (accreditation Spanish), Northern California Translators Association, National Association Judicial Interpreters and Translators.



    Reading, swimming, drawing.


    • Married Joseph P. Parker, October 9, 1988.
    • father: Natalio A. Alvarez
    • mother: Norma C. Gómez
    • spouse: Joseph P. Parker
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    Born June 15, 1961
    (age 56)
    • 1984
      University Puerto Rico
    • 1987
      Monterey Institute of International
    • 1988
      freelance translator
    • 1988
      freelance intrepreter various
    • 1988
      Editoral assistant, Hampton-Brown Company
      Carmel, Indiana, United States