Tahira Rafiq


LL.M in U.S. Laws from University of Dayton School of Law, Ohio, USA. MS degree in Biology, University of the Punjab, Lahore and LL.B( General Law), Certification in legal skills from University of California, Berkeley (USA), Certificate in Basic computer apps. Fmr. Foreign Legal Consultant with State Bar of California. Registered owner/ CEO as Tahira Rafiq Interpreting with State of California. I have 5 years experience as a lecturer and certified lawyer of Punjab Bar Council, PK. Currently, interpreter with Department of Human Resources, Health care system, School Districts, and Superior Courts of East Bay, CA, USA. My academic experience includes extensive research in the areas of International immigration and analyzing American Family law documents. My expertise in multi-cultural academic work enables me effectively to translate, compare, edit, sub-title and transcribe complex documents that encompasses diversity of social cultures and local expressions in target languages.
I provide interpretation for psychological evaluation, Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) cases, oral assessments, social services, community outreach, interviews/ investigations, recorded statements, examination under oath, depositions, DMV case/ appeal hearings, medical appointments(PQME, QME, AME, IME) offered by California Division of Workers compensation and WCAB as given below:
Workers Compensation Evaluations
Vocational Rehabilitation Evaluations
Disability Management Consulting
Qualified Medical Evaluations (QME)
Agreed Medical Evaluations (AME)
Independent Medical Evaluations (IME)
Consultative Evaluations (CE)
Psychological Testing
Neuro-psychological Assessments
Forensic/Medical-Legal Evaluations
Pain and Behavioral Medicine Assessments
Pre-Surgical Evaluations
Fitness for Duty Evaluations
Pre-Employment Appraisals
Personal Injury Evaluations
Disability Assessments
Expert Witness Testimony
Trial Competency Evaluations
Forensic mental health assessments in both criminal and juvenile systems, 730 Competency Exams, School IEP meetings * Tester and rater of linguistic examinations/ assessments/ evaluations
Certified Healthcare/ Medical Interpreter for Urdu/ Punjabi/ Hindi in CA. USA

* EF SET C1 Advanced level certificated in 2021

* Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist for English Urdu projects

Language Pairs

- Punjabi
- Urdu
- English
- English
- English
- English

Translating Services


Translating Tools


Translating - Areas of Specialization

Business - Advertising & public relationsBusiness - Hotel managementBusiness - Labor RelationsBusiness - MarketingBusiness - Printing & publishingBusiness - Real estateBusiness - Shipping & maritimeBusiness - Travel & tourismComputers - Computer hardwareEngineering - Aerospace engineeringEngineering - Chemical engineeringEngineering - Electrical engineeringEngineering - Industrial engineeringEngineering - Nuclear engineeringEngineering - Petroleum engineeringEntertainment - FilmEntertainment - MultimediaEntertainment - MusicEntertainment - SportsEntertainment - Television & radioEntertainment - TheaterEntertainment - Video gameIndustry & Technology - AgricultureIndustry & Technology - Aquaculture & fishingIndustry & Technology - CosmeticsIndustry & Technology - EnergyIndustry & Technology - Mining & mineralsIndustry & Technology - Paper & pulpIndustry & Technology - Petroleum, natural gas, & coalIndustry & Technology - TelecommunicationsIndustry & Technology - Textiles & fashionIndustry & Technology - TransportationLaw - Banking & financial lawLaw - ContractsLaw - Corporate lawLaw - Patents, trademarks, & copyrightsLaw - Personal injury lawLaw - Tax lawMedicine - Anatomy & physiologyMedicine - DentistryMedicine - GeneticsMedicine - Health careMedicine - ImmunologyMedicine - Instruments, medicalMedicine - Nontraditional medicineMedicine - NutritionMedicine - PharmaceuticalsMedicine - PsychiatryMedicine - RadiologyMedicine - ToxicologyMedicine - Veterinary medicineNatural Sciences - BiochemistryNatural Sciences - BiologyNatural Sciences - BotanyNatural Sciences - Ecology & environmental scienceNatural Sciences - ForestryNatural Sciences - GeologyNatural Sciences - GeophysicsNatural Sciences - Microbiology, bacteriology, & virologyNatural Sciences - OceanographyNatural Sciences - Zoology & entomologyPure Sciences - AstronomyPure Sciences - ChemistryPure Sciences - Materials SciencePure Sciences - MetallurgyPure Sciences - Physical sciences

Interpreting Methods

In-personOver-the-phone interpreting (OPI)Remote simultaneous interpreting (RSI)Video remote interpreting (VRI)

ATA Divisions

Educators DivisionInterpreters DivisionLiterary DivisionMedical DivisionScience & Technology DivisionTranslation Company Division

Translator, Interpreter



Primary Phone

(650) 898-9141


San Jose
United States

Years in Business

6 - 10 Years

Education Level