Legal Urpi

Legal Translation, Interpreting, and Consulting


Legal Urpi is a boutique translation, interpreting, and consulting agency.

We specialize in translation of medical and medical-legal documents, as well as simultaneous, consecutive, and whispered interpreting in medical, community , and legal settings.

Our main goal is enabling a clear, accurate, and culturally competent communication between our clients and their audience within the highest professional standards in the industry. 

We look forward to hearing from you and taking your project to the next level. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions or requests. 

About Us

Gloria M. Rivera, CMI, CHI, CCCI is a native Spanish speaker who merged her medical background to her love for translation, interpreting, and teaching and over 15 years of experience and created Legal Urpi.

After graduating and working in Lima, Peru, as a physician-surgeon, she arrived in the US where she pursued a Professional Certificate of Translation and Interpreting at UCSD Extension and taught for said program. As an interpreter, Ms. Rivera holds both medical interpreting certifications valid nationwide, Certified Medical Interpreter (CMI-Spanish) and Certified Healthcare Interpreter (CHI-Spanish) as well as California Certified Court Interpreter (CCCI). She also has extensive experience as a conference and escort interpreter.

As a translator, Ms. Rivera specializes in the translation of handwritten documents, as well as medical, medical-legal, and legal documents. She also offers notarization of documents through a third party.

Our Services


Translation of documents such as birth, marriage, and death certificates, diplomas, immigration documents, and other legal documents. Specialization in handwritten documents and medical documents such as medical histories, and imaging reports.


Interpreting for immigration (USCIS) and court interviews. Specialized in simultaneous and consecutive modalities for attorney-client meetings, depo preps, depositions, arbitrations, mediations, witness interviews, expert witness testimony, hearings, and conferences.

Med-Legal Interpreting

Interpreting for medical legal evaluations in personal injury, malpractice, and Worker's Compensation cases (AMEs, QMEs, and IMEs). Also, Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCEs) and psychological and psychiatric evaluations.

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We would love to hear from you!

Feel free to contact us via email or call us if you have any questions or requests. No project is too small.