Maria Tejeda

Freelance Spanish Translator & Legal Translator

Location:Woodside, New York, United States
2 Skills


Legal Experience; Professional Spanish/English translator; Computer and Internet Literate; Elementary & Middle School Literature and Social Studies Teacher; ESL Teacher.


Freelance Translator 2/2000 - present
Translate legal & other documents (Spanish/English) for various companies including Howard Johnson Int’l, Miami; Puerto Plata Free Zone, Dom. Rep.; Enrique de Marchena & Kaluche, Esq., Dom. Rep.; and Ortiz-Baez & Associates, Dom. Rep.

St. George School 3/2001 – 6/2013
Porfirio Herrera #6, Ens. Piantini, Sto. Dgo., D.R., (809) 562-5262
4TH Grade Homeroom Teacher – Language Arts, Math, Science & Social Studies
6th and 7th Grade Homeroom Teacher – Language Arts/Literature
5th Grade Social Studies Teacher

InterAmerican School 8/1999 – 6/2000
Ave. Abraham Lincoln # 851, Sto. Dgo., D.R., (809) 540-1001
3rd Grade Homeroom Teacher – Language Arts, Math, Science & Social Studies
4th Grade Homeroom Teacher – Language Arts, Math, Science & Social Studies

St. Thomas School 9/1998 – 6/1999
JTM y Cotes #43, Arroyo Hondo, Sto. Dgo., D.R., (809) 732-5870
4th Grade Substitute HomeroomTeacher – Language Arts, Math, Science & Social Studies
5th Grade Homeroom Teacher – Language Arts, Math, Science & Social Studies

Hunton & Williams 6/1992 – 12/1997
200 Park Ave., NY. NY. 10166-0136

Secretary/WP Operator Responsibilities included but were not limited to, taking data from various sources, condensing it, inputting it into spreadsheets and checking for accuracy; translating legal documents; evaluate applicants applying for staff positions; administrative duties as required.

Law Offices of Thomas C. Lambert 8/1990 – 5/1991
342 Madison Ave., NY. 10173

Administrative Assistant Performed secretarial duties; assisted in the general administration of the entire office.

Internship at the Victim Services Agency, 1/1990 – 3/1990
2 Lafayette St. NY. NY.

Served as advocate for battered women; involved in projects dealing with the implementation of laws to favor victims; assisted the General Counsel, Maria Imperial, a Graduate from Harvard University.

B’klyn District Attorney’s Office 6/1985 – 12/1989
210 Joralemon St, B’klyn, NY 11201

Stenographer/Secretary Associate & WP Operator Performed secretarial duties; kept records; prepared simple reports; served as translator for witnesses; typed and edited extensive briefs and legal documents.


12/99 – 8/2002 : Framingham State College, Boston, MA
Degree: Master in Education

9/87 – 8/1990 : Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY
Degree: Bachelor of Science in Psychology

9/79 – 6/1982 : A.A.S. In Secretarial Science & Word Processing
Certificate at Queensborough Community College, N.Y.
Honors: The Dean’s List

References will be furnished upon request.