The mission of the Texas Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators (TAJIT) is to further the professional development and recognition of all judiciary interpreters and translators in Texas.

Why Join TAJIT?
The LCI profession is dynamic and with our move to the Office of Court Administration (OCA) we have many new rules that will directly impact our license renewal process in addition to its rules and regulations. TAJIT’s website provides members with useful links to these new rules as well as a quick reference to some of the more important changes being implemented by the Judicial Branch Certification Commission (JBCC).

TAJIT's Goals

•To formulate, promote and advance professional and ethical Standards of Practice;
•to promote and provide an opportunity for professional development;
•to promote and provide interaction among peers as well as professional relationships and cooperation with other professional associations
•to further the interests of the profession
•to hold periodic meetings, and
•to encourage, assist and mentor future interpreters and translators.



(Monday, August 24, 2015)- Lyda Baro, TAJIT's Chair, resigned her post as of July 31, 2015. Lyda has tirelessly served as our Chair since July 2012 and TAJIT is grateful for her dedication, service and contribution to the furtherance of our association’s goals.


(Wednesday, June 17, 2015)- As of September 1, 2015 membership dues will go up to $50 a year from $35. Take advantage and join now at the current lower price!



(Saturday, June 13, 2105)- "Here's a picture of the first session with Ramon del Villar, Sr. at our annual continuing education conference. We had a fun social last night and an open Board Meeting that lasted until after 10:00 PM, with so many important topics to discuss. If you haven't been to a TAJIT conference before, or lately, please make plans to join us next summer! Everyone contributes and learns, and comes away energized." -Marco Hanson, Board Member 


(Monday, May 25, 2015)- TEXAS INTERPRETERS UNITE AND ARE HEARD! The North Texas Chapter of TAJIT organized a meeting with attorney Domingo Garcia and his wife, Dr. Elba Garcia, Dallas City councilwoman this past Friday, May 22nd. Picture above are North Texas members who attended, L to R: Holly Behl, Lyda Baro, Konnie Garrido, Jackie Sandoval and Ernesto Garrido. Go to Quick Links  under 'LEGISLATION THAT AFFECTS YOU' for further details.

(Monday, May 25, 2015)- Call for Nominations for Board of Directors positions is now open; please go to Members Only  tab for details.

(Friday, May 22, 2015)-  TAJIT has vigorously responded to proposed telephonic legislation (SB1195 and companion bill HB3656); please go to Quick Links and see "Texas Legislation That Affects You" and its sub-tabs where you will see the official letter sent to Senator Royce West (Dallas) establishing TAJIT's clear position, in addition to TAJIT's proposed changes to the bill submitted to this Judiciary Committee.









Marco Hanson, Interim Chair - Austin (Back, center)
Myrna Wallace, Vice-chair- Houston (Front, 2nd from right)
Holly Behl - Secretary- Grand Prarie (not pictured)
Cristina Sánchez, Treasurer- Austin (Back, 2nd from right)
Nicholas Gibler, Member-at-large- McAllen (Not pictured)
Jon Kregel, Member-at-large, Tyler (Not pictured)
Chris Corsbie - Austin (Not pictured)
Also Pictured:
Konnie Garrido (DFW) Former Secretary (2nd from Left)
Luis García, Keller (D/FW) Original Chair (Front)
Lyda Baró, DFW - Former Chair (Front right)
Cristina Helmerichs, Austin-Former Chair (1st Left)
Rolando Hernández, Houston- Former Treasurer (Back right)