About WITS

The Washington State Court Interpreters and Translators Society is a non-profit, professional organization officially established in the State of Washington in September 1988. WITS seeks to further the goals of the interpreting and translating profession, enhance the professional standing of our members and inform the public about our profession.

The Purpose of WITS

  • Unite court interpreters, translators, and those having an interest in this field into a society which represents their professional ideas and interests, in accordance with the Washington State Code of Conduct for Court Interpreters.
  • Provide continuing education for its members
  • Promote general awareness of the role of the interpreter and translator

Objectives of WITS

  • Establish standards and guidelines for the profession
  • Upgrade professional skills of its members by providing workshops for interpreters and translators
  • Keep abreast of developments within the profession
  • Maintain communication with similar organizations and related professionals
  • Provide a forum for members to receive and exchange information of professional interest
  • Protect and promote the interests of interpreters and translators
  • Provide information about the profession to the general public and to the federal, state, and local court systems

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Copyright 2005-2011 Washington State Court Interpreters & Translators Society. 
All rights reserved.
Last Revised: November 03, 2012

PO Box 1012 
Seattle, WA  98111-1012