Interpreting for House Speaker Richard Gephardt during his presentation for Russian delegation
Interpreting for House Speaker Richard Gephardt during his presentation for Russian delegation

Welcome to
RUSSIAN = ENGLISH
Where nothing gets lost
in translation!

 

Sonia Melnikova-Raich

Certified Russian Translator
certified by American Translators Association

Certified Court Interpreter
certified by the State of California

English to Russian & Russian to English

Twenty years experience

Expertise: legal translation,
business, finance, real estate, art,
social science, health care, education,
video, marketing, advertising,
film, literary translation.

Interpreting for depositions, trials, arbitration,
immigration and political asylum interviews, business meetings and conferences.

Certified translation of documents:
passports birth and marriage certificates,
diplomas, academic records, certificates,
immigration papers, other legal documents.
Translated in compliance with requirements of U.S. courts, USCIS, medical boards, schools, colleges and universities

Interpreting for a meeting of Russian business leaders with Secretary of State Colin Powell
Interpreting for a meeting of Russian business leaders with Secretary of State Colin Powell

Interpreting for Senator Richard Lugar during his meeting with Russian business leaders
Interpreting for Senator Richard Lugar during his meeting with Russian business leaders

 

Interpreting for Mayor of San Francisco Willie Brown
Interpreting for Mayor of San Francisco Willie Brown

RUSSIAN = ENGLISH
San Francisco – USA
rusenglish@aol.com
Tel/Fax: 415.861.3667
(9 a.m. – 8 p.m. Pacific Time)

 

Certified Russian translation by a Certified Russian Translator: Sonia Melnikova-Raich is a Russian-English translator certified by American Translators Association (ATA). She is a certified Russian translator, certified Russian interpreter, certified court interpreter, Russian court interpreter certified by the State of California and Judicial Council of California, and a federal court interpreter. She has twenty years experience with expertise in legal translation, business translation, real estate translation, health care translation, medical translation, education translation, environment translation, communication translation, social services translation, social science translation, marketing and advertising translation and cultural adjustment, religion translation, art, film and video translation, architecture translation, and literary translation from Russian into English and from English into Russian. She works as a court interpreter for Superior Court of California, US Federal Court, USCIS (INS), Workers Compensation Board, and interprets for depositions, arbitration, trials, immigration and political asylum interviews, business meetings, and conferences. She provides certified translation of diplomas, academic transcripts, birth certificates, death certificates, marriage certificates, divorce certificates, adoption papers, immigration documents, business contracts, immunization records, and other legal documents in compliance with requirements of the USCIS (INS), US courts, credentials evaluation services, medical boards, boards of registered nursing, American colleges and universities. She can also provide a certificate of translation (affidavit of translation or affidavit of translation accuracy), and notarized translation, if needed. She translates from English into Russian and from Russian into English. She interprets English to Russian and Russian to English, performing consecutive interpreting, simultaneous interpreting, sight interpreting, and voice over. Other services include linguistic analysis of company and product names, localization and cultural adjustment, Russian-American cross-cultural communication, cultural sensitivity training, and cross-cultural conflict resolution.