Tianlu Jia Redmon (贾天璐) is experienced in interpreting trials, depositions, and attorney-client meetings for high-stakes lawsuits, including patent infringement cases.
Tianlu is certified by the American Translators Association (ATA) in both English-into-Chinese and Chinese-into-English translation—the first and only Chinese linguist in Texas to hold both qualifications. She is also a Texas Master Licensed Court Interpreter (MLCI) for Mandarin and qualified by the U.S. federal courts. Since moving to Houston in 2018, she has become a highly sought-after linguist by law firms in the area.
Apart from interpreting, Tianlu leads a hand-picked team in translating legal and business documents.
Tianlu is currently serving as the Language Chair and a grader for the ATA's certification exam for English-into-Chinese translation. She also teaches legal interpretation at the Houston Community College. She is a frequent speaker on legal translation and interpretation topics at professional conferences.
Tianlu has taken on various leadership roles in national and local professional associations. She is currently volunteering as the Administrator of ATA's Chinese Language Division.
She is a member of the Texas Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators and a member of the National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators.
Tianlu was born and raised in Mainland China. She is a native speaker of Mandarin Chinese. She holds an M.A. in Liberal Arts from St. John’s College in Annapolis, MD, and a B.A. in English from Guangdong University of Foreign Studies in Guangzhou, China.