This letter shall confirm that ……….. (Name of company) has engaged me as an independent contractor to provide interpreting services in connection with the provision of services to Spanish speaking clients.

 Services shall be performed commencing on (date) and shall continue thereafter as directed. I will be paid at the rate of $.......... per hour, two-hour minimum, plus ……… cents per mile for travel expenses and parking cost for my services. For jurisdiction over a 50-mile radius, there will be an additional charge of half-time travel time.  Further, the Company is responsible for payment of the two-hour minimum unless 24-hour notice of cancellation is given to me. Also, I reserve the right to not accept an assignment or to withdraw from an assignment due to a possible conflict of interest or where in my judgement, my services would not be in the best interest of the Company or myself.

 It is understood that the interpreting services are furnished to the Company, and that payment for services shall not be contingent upon a third party’s fulfillment of any financial obligation to the Company in regard to the interpreting services. Payment for the interpreting services shall be made immediately upon completion of the assignment.    


Please sign at the bottom to acknowledge acceptance.


Very truly yours,                                                                                                                              


 Interpreter                                                                                                                     Agreed and signed

Carmen Febres-Cordero

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Carmen Febres-Cordero
Certified Spanish
Interpreter, Translator and Transcriber


Model Contracts


Date :

Carmen Febres-Cordero, of , PA ("Translator") and   ______________, of ____________________("Client")
hereby agree as follows:

Translator, as an independent contractor, will provide the following service(s):

Scheduled completion date is:

  • Translator shall make every effort to complete service(s) by the above date but shall not be responsible for delays in completion caused by events beyond Translator's control.

  • Method of delivery: By mail

  • Format of delivery: Hard copy

  • Fee for services. Client agrees to pay $____as Translator's fee for the above service(s). Payment is due as follows: Payment is due at delivery by check or money order payable to Carmen Febres-Cordero

  • Additional costs.Client shall reimburse Translator for necessary out-of-pocket expenses incurred by Translator that are not a normal part of routine translation procedure, such as overnight document delivery service requested by Client, long distance telephone and telefax expenses to clarify document ambiguity, etc.

  • Client's review of translation. Upon receipt of the translation from Translator, Client shall promptly review it, and within 30 days after receipt shall notify Translator of any requested corrections or changes. Translator shall correct, at no cost to Client, any errors made by Translator.

  • Confidentiality. All knowledge and information expressly identified by Client in writing as confidential which Translator acquires during the term of this Agreement regarding the business and products of Client shall be maintained in confidentiality by Translator and, except as expressly authorized by Client in writing, shall not be divulged or published by Translator and shall not be authorized by Translator to be divulged or published by others.

  • Indemnification and hold-harmless by Client.Client agrees to indemnify and hold Translator harmless from any and all losses, claims, damages, expenses or liabilities (including reasonable attorneys' fees) which Translator may incur based on information, representations, reports, data or product specifications furnished, prepared or approved by Client for use by Translator in the work performed under this Agreement.

  • Changes by others. Translator shall have no responsibility whatever as to any changes in the translation made by persons other than Translator.

  • Governing law. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Pennsylvania.

  • Complete agreement. This is the complete agreement of the parties as to the subject matter hereof. Any changes in this Agreement must be in writing signed by both parties. This Agreement becomes a binding contract only upon signature by both parties and the delivery of fully signed copies to each party.​