Advanced Training for Legal Interpreters and Translators
by Holly Mikkelson
Come enhance your legal interpreting and translation skills in this hands-on one day workshop conducted by this world-renowned trainer and consultant. This interactive, information-packed worshop will cover the following topics: Characteristics of Legal Language, Comparative Law (with emphasis in Common Law as compared to Civil Law), and how to translate Court Documents and Legislation from the US and Spanish-speaking countries.
About the Trainer:
Holly Mikkelson is Adjunct Professor of Translation and Interpretation at the Graduate School of Translation and Interpretation, Monterey Institute of International Studies, a Graduate School of Middlebury College.She is an ATA-certified translator (Spanish>English, English>Spanish) and a state and federally certified court interpreter who has taught translation and interpreting for over 35 years. She is the author of Introduction to Court Interpreting as well as the Acebo interpreter training manuals and numerous articles on translation and interpretation. She is also a coauthor of Fundamentals of Court Interpretation: Theory, Policy and Practice. Professor Mikkelson has consulted with many state and private entities on interpreter testing and training, and has presented lectures and workshops to interpreters and related professionals throughout the world.
*RID: 0.6 Language-specific CEUs
About the location:
California State University Fullerton
800 N. State College Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92834
Conference Room: Titan Theatre: http://asi.fullerton.edu/tsu/map.asp
Califonia State University, Fullerton Detailed Campus Map:
Califonia State University, Fullerton Detailed Printable Map (includes parking lots):
~ There is NO parking fee on weekends ~
The parking Lot closest to TSU is named State College Parking Structure (SCPS) (located at the intersection of Student Union Way & State College) Building structures are coded in orange and Parking Structures/lots coded in purple.
Cancellation Policy: GlobalTradu LLC reserves the right to cancel any event due to lack of enrollment or other factors. In the event of a cancellation, registered participants will be notified by e-mail and will receive a complete refund. If a participant chooses to cancel their confirmed registration, or cannot or does not attend the workshop, the following refund criteria will apply:
Cancellations must be sent in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Cancellations received 15 or more days from the scheduled event date will be offered a 50% refund
- Cancellations received 14 or less days from the scheduled event date will not be offered a refund
There will be no interpreting available onsite
*Angela Funke is an approved RID CMP sponsor. This entire activity has been awarded (0.6) CEUs in the area of Professional Studies by The Registry Interpreters for the Deaf at the “Extensive” Content Knowledge Level for CMP and ACET participants. Partial CEUs will not be awarded.
Fee for CEU credit is $10/person payable by check at the workshop.
Please make checks payable to Angela Funke and put your RID Member number on the memo line of the check. Sorry, no cash or credit cards are accepted at this time. Thank you!