Legal Interpreting Techniques and Ethics

This session will cover techniques for advocates to use in working with an interpreter. It highlights some challenges (e.g., talkative clients, slang, when an interpreter needs clarification) and techniques to resolve them. It covers interpreter ethics.
Date training recorded: Apr 22, 2020
Trainer(s): Margaret Stevenson, Lupe Buenrostro
Sponsoring Organization(s): Record Clearance Project, Stanford Community Law Clinic


DETAILS

This session will cover techniques for advocates to use in working with an interpreter. It highlights some challenges (e.g., talkative clients, slang, when an interpreter needs clarification) and techniques to resolve them. It covers interpreter ethics.

Presenters: Margaret (Peggy) Stevenson, SJSU Record Clearance Project and Lupe Buenrostro, Stanford Community Law Clinic

MCLE: 0.5 general credit, 0.5 ethics

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This webinar is intended to provide legal information, not legal advice, for the purposes of training only practicing attorneys. The legal information in this webinar is not intended to be a substitute for seeking personalized legal advice from an attorney licensed to practice in your jurisdiction. Further, we do not intend to create an attorney-client relationship with any listener.



ADDITIONAL INFO

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MCLE: 1 hour (Legal Ethics)
Last revised: Apr 23, 2020 1:56 pm