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forensic linguistics

Our Services

What We Do

translation department 
We work with experienced field-specific translators, proofreaders, editors, and project managers who can manage tight deadlines and deliver accurate, culturally sensitive translations.

interpretation department 
We work with a team of certified court interpreters and medical interpreters with experience in diverse settings. The perfect solution when you need a face to face interpreter at your side.

evaluation department 
Langalo provides evaluation of foreign academic credentials for education and immigration purposes.

forensic linguistics department 
We work with a team of linguists and researchers whose strong skills in language analysis will support several areas of criminal and civil investigations.

Our Management Team

Our Managing Director

Rocío Raña, Ph.D.
Dr. Raña Risso has 20 years of experience in the translation, interpretation, and education industry. She is the co-founder and director of Langalo Inc., a Research Associate at the Research Institute for the Study of Language in Urban Society (RISLUS) located at the Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY), and an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Romance Languages Department at Hunter College, CUNY. She has worked extensively as a translator, editor, project manager, researcher, and professor. She earned a Ph.D. in Linguistics and a Master’s degree in Translation from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Her academic background also includes degrees in English, Spanish, and French Translation and Interpretation. Since 2002, Dr. Raña Risso has been teaching Translation, Medical Interpretation, Spanish, Medical Spanish, and Linguistics at Langalo, NYU School of Medicine, Hunter College and Queens College of the City University of New York. In 2011, Dr. Raña Risso earned a translation certification from the American Translators Association (ATA).

Get In Touch

Location: 157 Bowery, Suite 2B. New York, NY 10002

Telephone: (646) 867-1988



Languages offered: Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Cambodian, Catalan, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Farsi, Finnish, Flemish, French, Galician, Georgian, German, Greek, Gujarati, Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Hindi, Hmong, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Javanese, Korean, Laotian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malaysian, Marathi, Norwegian, Pashto, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek, Vietnamese