Intro to Legal Interpreting: Staffing Legal Assignments
Interpretek is an approved RID Sponsor for Continuing Education Activities. This professional studies program is offered for 0.30 CEUs at the some Content Knowledge Level.
Are you interested in legal interpreting but don’t know where to start? Are you an assignment coordinator but not sure who and how many interpreters to send to court? Join this workshop.
Anna will introduce the roles and responsibilities of the proceedings interpreter vs. interpreter for counsel vs. investigative interpreter. It is vital that any interpreter planning on taking legal assignments is well versed in these concepts in order to follow best practices in legal interpreting that have been set nationally.
Assignment coordinators will be given some group work to make the day relevant to all. Interpreters curious about legal interpreting, new to legal interpreting, responsible for scheduling legal interpreters…this workshop is perfect for you!
- Organize a detailed, orderly plan for approaching a legal assignment, with respect to legal interpreter resources and conflict potential
- Demonstrate understanding and differentiate between proceedings interpreters, interpreter for counsel and investigative interpreter through lecture and verbal question and answer participation