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Local Legal Lessons – Court Interpreting 101

Local Legal Lessons – Court Interpreting 101

.2 PS CEU’s Available at the Little/None Knowledge Level

In this virtual lesson hosted through Zoom, LUNA court certified staff interpreters, Carolina Salter and Julio Gonzalez will walk you through the ins and outs of interpreting for criminal and civil court cases. The lesson includes discussion of: local customs and procedures, types of hearings, special considerations when working with specific judges, the layout of the City-County Building, court decorum, and interpreter ethics in the courtroom.

Upon completing this workshop, you will be able to:

– Identify the professionals in a court proceeding and describe their respective roles

– Interact professionally with all parties present in the courtroom

– Explain when to use the three modes of interpretation in court proceedings (simultaneous, consecutive, and sight)

– List common hearings that make up a criminal case

– Analyze common court interpreter dilemmas and justify the appropriate course of action

This workshop will be conducted in spoken English and is a language neutral event. If you require ASL interpreting accommodations, please email training@luna360.com by February 19.

Event will be cancelled or postponed if registration is seven participants or less.

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March 12, 2021
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


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