Samuel Chong, B.A., M.A.

Samuel Chong, B.A., M.A. 2016-10-20T01:58:44+00:00


Los Angeles, California
Telephone: 626.487.8909


M.A. Financial Analysis, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
B.A. Economics, University of California, Berkeley, California, US

Professional Certifications

California State Certified Court Interpreter by the Judicial Council of California
Court Certified Mandarin/English Interpreter #301138
American Translators Association Associate Member Certificate
Federal Court Approved Interpreter
Professional Conference Interpreter
Instructor at the UCLA Legal Interpretation and Translation Program

Professional Experience

February 2008-Present: Abacus Chinese Translation Services, Los Angeles, CA
Co-founded the Chinese translation company providing Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, Russian, and Spanish document translations, interpretation and voice-over services in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, and other major cities in the US and around the world.

February, 2012: China Investment Corporation, Los Angeles, CA
Translator/Interpreter during their visits in Los Angeles

February, 2012: DreamWorks Animation/China Media Capital/Shanghai Media Group/Shanghai Alliance Investment
Translated press releases for the signing ceremony during the visit of Mr. Xi Jinping, the Vice-President of China.

July-October, 2009: The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, British Virgin Islands
Mandarin interpreter for the case Sino-Union (Caribbean) Holding Limited vs. Shangri-la International Development Holding Limited, Mossack Fonseca & Co (BVI) Limited, Rich Victory Investment Limited, the Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica. Mandarin Interpreter for attorneys (barristers and solicitors), a former ambassador of a country to China, and others.

February 2009-Present: Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles
Mandarin Certified Court Interpreter for the criminal, traffic, and civil (including small claims) courts of the Los Angeles Superior Court.

February 2009-Present: United States District Court, Central District of California (Federal Courts, Los Angeles)
Mandarin Court Interpreter for the criminal courts of the US District Court in Los Angeles.

April 2008-January 2010: University of California, Los Angeles, Extension Program
Instructor teaching: Simultaneous Interpretation II, Sight Translation, The Art of Translation. Translation and interpretation classes in preparation for the California court interpreter certification exam.

August 2004-Present: LA Institute of Translation and Interpretation
Instructor, Mandarin Translator and Interpreter: Taught interpretation classes including consecutive interpretation, simultaneous interpretation, sight translation in preparation for California Court Certified Interpreters Exam. Translated and interpreted from Mandarin to English and from English to Mandarin for different industries such as legal, entertainment, business, sports, etc.

August 2002-Present: Los Angeles Chinese Learning Center
President: teaching beginner, intermediate, and advanced Chinese language classes to individuals and corporations. Initiated, managed and expanded Los Angeles Chinese Learning Center, a non-profit organization aimed at promoting cultural exchanges between the United States and China through Chinese language classes and other services. Providing consultation services to legal and entertainment firms regarding issues related to Chinese culture.


Paul Hastings; Latham & Watkins; Quinn Emanuel; Baker & McKenzie, CBLH, Intellectual Property Office of University of California, Los Angeles, etc.

I2M Function

Mr. Chong will assist I2M management’s corporate communications with Chinese, Japanese, and Latin American interests and associated economic and financial assessments involved in I2M projects worldwide.

Feel free to contact us to discuss your project needs or to arrange a speaking engagement by one of our Associates for a professional training session, a technical conference, society meeting, or for a graduation ceremony or other function where the knowledge and experience of our Associates may be of interest to your group.

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