David Svoboda is a Federally Certified Court Interpreter and an Arizona Credentialed Court Interpreter (Tier 4). He is currently the Language Access Coordinator for the Arizona Supreme Court, Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC), and a freelance translator. Prior to joining the Arizona Supreme Court, he worked for eleven years as a staff Spanish interpreter for the Superior Court of Arizona in Maricopa County.

He holds a master’s degree in translation and interpreting (Spanish <> English) from the Monterey Institute of International Studies, and a bachelor’s degree in Spanish, conferred by Ithaca College where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with departmental honors.

He served for several years on the Board of Directors of the Arizona Court Interpreters Association as Treasurer and President. He has taught numerous training sessions on court interpreter ethics, modal skills, and other court interpreting-related subjects for interpreters, court staff, administrators and judges.