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Working languages:
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French to English
English to French
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Suzanne Deliscar
ProZ.com Professional Trainer
Canadian Lawyer-Linguist

Brampton, Ontario, Canada
Local time: 00:33 EDT (GMT-4)

Native in: English Native in English, French Native in French
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Intersecting Law and Languages
Account type Freelancer and outsourcer, Identity Verified Verified member
Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Transcription, Training
Expertise
Specializes in:
Government / PoliticsInsurance
PatentsLaw: Contract(s)
Law (general)International Org/Dev/Coop

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 8, Questions answered: 11, Questions asked: 51
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, Money order, Check, PayPal
Glossaries English-French Agricultural Terms, English-French Machinery Terms, English-Spanish General Terms, French-English General Terms
Translation education Bachelor's degree - McMaster University
Experience Years of translation experience: 15. Registered at ProZ.com: Jan 2008. Became a member: Oct 2009.
Credentials Spanish to English (TransPerfect Translations Linguist Certification P, verified)
English (University of Windsor, verified)
French to English (UQTR - Summer Language Bursary Program)
Memberships ATA, IAPTI
Software Adobe Acrobat, MetaTexis, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Alchemy Publisher, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, Wordfast
Articles Author of 7 articles

Website http://www.suzannedeliscar.ca
Conference participation Conferences organizedConference presentationsConferences attended
Translation news stories 1 new story

Professional practices Deliscar Professional Corporation endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
About me
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Ms. Deliscar was called to the Ontario Bar in 2004. As principal of Suzanne E. Deliscar, Lawyer-Linguist, she focuses on matters involving both legal and language issues. Her practice was created through the combination of her language skills in French and Spanish and the practice of law in a variety of areas, including civil litigation, wills & estates, corporate/commercial, and family law.

Ms. Deliscar has extensive experience in the translation of a variety of legal documents. She has extensive experience in the translation of official documents, and has reviewed, analyzed and abstracted over 500 Spanish language contracts for a large multinational corporation. Ms. Deliscar is also experienced in providing document review in French.

Suzanne Deliscar is also the developer and presenter of over 13 popular translator training webinar programs in the areas of legal translation, official document translation, and marketing for translators and interpreters. She is also the founder of the Lawyer-Linguists Forum, an online community of lawyer-linguists which fosters discussion and exchange in an effort to improve awareness and growth of the profession.

Ms. Deliscar has been heavily involved in the community through her mission work in Haiti, as well as holding various positions locally, regionally, nationally and internationally within her church community. Ms. Deliscar has also hosted numerous “Ask the Lawyer” Days in banks and for community organizations.

Ms. Deliscar is a former member of the following organizations:

Ontario Bar Association
Ontario Trial Lawyers Association
Rotary Club of Bramalea
The Mentoring Partnership

Ms. Deliscar is a current member of the following organizations:

The Law Society of Upper Canada
American Translators Association
International Association of Professional Translators and Interpreters
Proz.com Certified Pro Network – Spanish>English

Specialities

legal translation
official document translation
foreign language contract abstraction
foreign language document review
legal services in Spanish and French (including Civil Litigation, Wills and Estates, and Family Law)

Education:

B.A. Latin American Studies and History, Minor in Science, Technology and Public Policy,
McMaster University, 2000

Advanced Spanish, Semester Abroad, Universidad de Chile, 1999

LL.B. University of Windsor, 2003

Bar Admittances:

Ontario Bar, 2004

Languages:

French
Spanish

Official Document Translation

Deliscar Professional Corporation offers translation of all kinds of official documents from French to English, Spanish to English, English to French, English to Spanish, and Spanish to French. Clients having personal matters and/or business in all French and Spanish-speaking countries can obtain certified official document translations, notarizations, and the drafting of additional documents required by embassies and consulates, such as affidavits, all at one office.

Official documents include but are not limited to: primary and secondary school academic transcripts, secondary school diplomas, university academic transcripts, university diplomas, birth certificates, foreign driver’s license, death certificates, marriage certificates, police clearance certificates, divorce certificates, passports, affidavits (for marriage in a foreign country, for example), curriculum vitae/resumes, medical records, student cards, national identity cards, Special Power of Attorney to be used abroad (i.e. drafted and executed in Canada for use in another country), Statutory Declarations, Single Status Statutory Declaration, and real estate documents.


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