Certified Professional Legal Secretary

Translator and Interpreter
Spanish and English


September 2008 to present

  • Piano Teacher, self-employed
    Studio of Lillian Simmons 512/246-2597
    International Studio of Music, Round Rock, Texas, USA
    Officer and Webmaster of Bluebonnet Music Teachers Association Bluebonnet MTA

    Nov 2000 to August 2008

  • Production Operator, third shift
    Abbott Laboratories/Hospira, Inc. - 512/255-2000
    3900 Howard Ln
    Austin, TX 78728

    Sampling of language experience

  • 2007 to present - Interpreted medical assessments on July 26, 2016 for CulturaLink in Austin, Texas, USA. CulturaLink
  • November 2005 to May 2006 - Interpreter for Tele-interpreters.
  • August 2005 - Interpreting Certificate from Austin Area Translators & Interpreters Association
  • January 17, 2004 - Organized Cuban dinner for mostly recently relocated Cubans in Greater Austin, Texas. Cuban dinner flyer and photo.

    Sampling of freelance jobs

  • September 20, 2002 - Interpreted real estate closing in Austin for OneWorld Language Solutions, Dallas Texas. Job No. SA092002. OneWorld Language Solutions, 2909 Cole Ave., Ste. 300, Dallas, Texas 75204, 214.871.2909.
  • April 2001 - Interpreted testimony of witness in the divorce case of José Cervantes v. Diana Cervantes for the law office of Lopez, Piña & Urrutia, L.L.P. 512/326-5006. Judge Morse in Williamson County presiding.
  • February 11, 2000 - Interpreted deposition in San Antonio on construction asbestos claim, under contract with Attorney for the Plaintiff, Mr.Russell Budd from Baron & Budd, Dallas, Texas. Job No. Dh0816 for OneWorld Language Solutions, Nathalie Dosiere, Houston, Texas. Main Office: One World Language Solutions, 2909 Cole Ave., Ste. 300, Dallas, Texas 75204, 214.871.2909.
  • December 19, 1999 - Translated parts of Greek Theatre Amended Agreement and Exhibits for OneWorld Language Solutions, Anna Pettit, LA Office 213/622-6765
  • 1999 - Translation Job No. S 8922, - 212/982-9094, 280 E. 2nd St. Ste 9B, New York, NY 10009


  • Legal Secretary
    Legal Aid of Central Texas 512/447-7707
    2201 Post Rd. Ste. 104
    Austin, Texas 78704 USA

  • Translated into Spanish all forms and flyers that needed to be translated at Legal Aid of Central Texas.

    David Palmer -- (512) 458-2180
    Custard Insurance Adjusters
    7701 N. Lamar Blvd. Ste. 416
    Austin, TX 78752, USA

    1994 - 1995
    Medical Transcriptionist
    Corinne Loisel -- (504) 885-0327
    Skilled Nurse
    4812 Sanford St.
    Metairie, LA USA

    1987 - 1993
    Legal Secretary
    United States Fidelity & Guaranty Co. in New Orleans, (504) 837-1304;
    USF&G (Main Office) 100 Light St., Baltimore, Md. (410) 547-3000.

    Highlights of previous employment
    Under the name of Lillian Hornig

    January 1986 to September 1986: Office Manager at Randolph For Governor political campaign in Anchorage, Alaska.

    August 1984 to December 1985: Legal Secretary at Pletcher & Slaubaugh, Anchorage, Alaska. Insurance defense practice.

    October 1978 to November 1980: Legal Secretary for Jay A. Kohler, Attorney at Law, Montpelier, Idaho. General practice office.

    1976-1977: Secretary to Camp Manager at Alyeska Pipeline Company, Tonsina Camp, Glenallen, Alaska.


    Equally fluent in both English and Spanish
    Natural Born Cuban.
    Moved from Cuba to the United States at age 18.


    University of New Orleans
    New Orleans, Louisiana
    Under the name Lillian Martinez Brower.
    Completed two years of college. Courses included all Spanish and English courses required for a degree in Spanish Education, including Advanced Spanish Syntax, which concentrated on translation of idioms. Other important courses completed were psychology, biology, and geology.
    University of New Orleans


    National Association of Legal Secretaries (International)
    Tulsa, OK
    Certified as a Professional Legal Sectretary
    National Association of Legal Secretaries

    Work Samples and contact information


    • Two Networked Computers
    • Windows and Linux Operating Systems
    • ISDN Router
    • Inkjet Printer
    • Website administrator for domain
    • Word Processing Software
    • HTTP Authoring Software
    • Facsimile
    • Copier
    • Dictionaries, Thesaurus
    • On Line Dictionaries:

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