Overcome the language barrier 



I'm a native Brazilian interpreter and translator. I am based in the Chicago area, but I provide services nationwide and abroad.


  • B.A. in Language and Literature, specializing in Translation and Conference interpretation, PUC-Rio
  • Ph.D. in Linguistics, specializing in Bilingual Speech Production, Northwestern University
  •  Qualified Federal and Immigration Court Interpreter
  • CCHI Certified Medical Interpreter
  • U.S. Department of State Contract Interpreter


How I Can Help You

Interpreting - Portuguese/English

Legal in court

Qualified federal Portuguese court interpreter. Simultaneous interpreting for hearings and trials in criminal, civil, family, and immigration court. Consecutive interpretation of witness testimony

Legal - Out of court

Depositions, arbitrations, mediations, attorney-client interviews.


Simultaneous interpreting for corporate, educational,  medical, technical and other special events with interpreting equipment. Work with booth and partner as necessary.

Over The Phone

Over the phone interpreting available for short interaction as a low-cost and time-effective alternative.


One on one interpreting for visiting individuals and groups.


Routine and specialized medical appointments; surgical and mental health support

Translation- Portuguese/English


Property titles and deeds, RFPs, Sales and Purchase Agreements, other various contracts, judicial rulings (divorce decrees, termination of parental rights, resolutions, sentences), legislation and legal statutes

Personal Documents

Certified translation of birth certificates, diplomas, transcripts, marriage licenses, etc.


Letters, statements, applications, official government documents, and any documentary evidence for use in immigration proceedings.


Adverse Events, Case Report Forms (CRFs), Clinical Protocols, Clinical Trials, Data Sheets, Informed Consent Forms, Instructions for Use (IFU), Patient Information, Patient Report Outcomes (PRO), Patient Recruitment Materials, NDA, IND, Questionnaires, Scientific Journal articles and abstracts, etc.


For questions or a free quote, contact Nattalia at nattalia@npls-translations.com or fill out the form.


Thank you! 

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