Lived and grew up in New York, NY, USA
Paulette Patricia Romero Mejía
Freelance Translator, Transcriptionist and ESL Instructor
- Medellín, Colombia
- +57 300 349 9077 | +1 347 669 0116
Freelance ENG-SPA-ENG translator with four years of experience translating documents in various fields including the legal, finance, and cement industries. Eleven years of experience as a transcriptionist in medical malpractice law firms and freelancer experience as of 2011 transcribing medical and air traffic control audio. One and one-half years of experience teaching English as a second language to teenagers and adults in Colombia. SPA-ENG subtitling experience as of 2016.
Translation of documents SPA-ENG: Official documents, certificates and diplomas, legal, medical, academic, wine technical sheets, university theses.
Transcription (English and Spanish): legal, medical, air traffic control
Proofreading and Editing
Business and Administrative Support
English as a second language teacher to adults (mostly at well-known organizations around Medellin) and teengers.
ENG-SPA-ENG translations of official and non-official documents
Editing and proofreading
Instructed two classes daily of 16 and 29 students, respectively, at A1 level.
Co-hosted a conversation club two hours per week.
Assisted owners, managers and sales reps with orders and inventory.
Edited and published content on WordPress website.
ITL-ENG translation of wine technical sheets.
Provided litigation support to associates and partners. Transcribed correspondence, pleadings and other legal documents on a daily basis from 2000-2011.
+ FABIANI COHEN & HALL, LLP, 2010-2011
+ GARBARINI & SCHER, P.C. 2004-2010
+ SILVERSMITH & VERAJA, LLP, 2003-2004
+ LAW OFFICE OF NATHANIEL B. SMITH, 2000-2003
+ LAW OFFICE OF RHODA LIPP CLARY, 2000-2003
+ Major: Communication
+ Minor: Spanish
Studied elementary Italian for one year.
+ Major: Business Management
CELTA – Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults, 2014
SENA - Formación Tecnopedagógica en Ambientes Virtuales de Aprendizaje Blackboard 9.1(Techno-Pedagogy Training for Virtual Learning Environments, SENA), 2015
Translated two brochures and edited an advertisement campaign.
Practiced English dialogue virtually with Brazilian students using Skype.
Rama Judicial, Consejo Superior de la Judicatura, Colombia
+ Traductora e Intérprete Auxiliar de la Justicia (Assistant Translator and Interpreter of the Court)
Wordreference.com dictionary entries ES>EN 700+ entries
Cementos Argos - various press releases ES>EN
Kimberly Clark - localization of two surveys EN>ES-CO
Legal and personal documents - EN>ES, ES>EN
Gorging (American documentary film) - English transcription
Amigo Gay (Chilean film) - SPA-ENG subtitling
Casa de mi Padre (American film) - SPA-ENG subtitling
Madre (Chilean film) - SPA-ENG subtitling
La Embajada (Episode 04) (TV series) - SPA-ENG subtitling
Mala Mala (Puerto Rican documentary film) - English transcription