Sat, August 29 – Overcoming Fear of the Federal Certification Exam


Sat, August 29, 2020

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDT

Overcoming fear of the Federal Certification Exam

In this 90 minute lecture, the Speaker will share his experience throughout the process of taking the Federal Interpreter Exam for the first time.

A three-part lecture covering the three stages of taking a high-pressure exam, featuring first-hand experience and observations from other successful and unsuccessful test-takers.

Attendees will learn about creating and implementing good habits and identifying and changing bad habits during each of the stages of test-taking, and techniques used by the speaker to aid him in passing the exam.

About the presenter

Igor Felicioni is a Federally Certified Spanish Interpreter with over 8 years of experience in the field of interpretation and translation.

He is originally from Venezuela where he graduated from Law School in 2006. After working as a bilingual attorney for 6 years for firms like KPMG and IBM, he was certified as a Public Interpreter in 2012 by the Ministry of Internal Relations in Venezuela.

In 2015 he relocated to South Florida and later that year he obtained the certification of Court Interpreter from the Supreme Court of the State of Florida. In 2017 he started his current job as a staff interpreter in the 17th Judicial Circuit Courthouse in Florida. In 2020 he was qualified by the Administrative Office of United States Courts as a Federally Certified Court Interpreter in the Spanish Language.