Diploma de Español como Lengua Extranjera, level C2 (native fluency), awarded by Spanish government
J.D. (Juris Doctor), University of Virginia School of Law
B.A. (Bachelor of Arts) magna cum laude, Harvard University
I am an American lawyer and translator, with over 15 years of experience practicing law in multiple complex fields. My areas of practice include litigation and transactional work in civil rights, corporate, employment, environmental, finance, insurance, product liability, and real estate law.
My clients include law firms, nonprofits, and government agencies. Please see juliewilchins.com and the "Feedback" section at the top of this page for testimonials from satisfied clients.
I am available for:
-Translation of legal documents, including pleadings, court rulings, contracts, leases, journal articles, and statutes and regulations
-Translation of corporate documents, including annual reports, audit reports, and accounting and financial materials
-Translation of medical documents, including forward and back translations of clinical trial materials and cognitive debriefing
-Spanish document review
-Proofreading and editing of translations or English documents
I have studied Spanish language and culture at the Universidad de León in León, Spain, the University of Washington in Seattle, and in Quito, Ecuador. The Spanish government has awarded me the Diploma de Español como Lengua Extranjera (Diploma of Spanish as a Foreign Language), level C2. C2 is the highest fluency level in the European language accreditation system.
The American Translators Association has certified me as a translator for Spanish into English translation. The Washington State Department of Social and Health Services has certified me as a translator for English into Spanish translation.
I am a member in good standing of the Washington State Bar Association (inactive) and the American Translators Association. I am admitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Washington.