Member since Dec '05

Working languages:
Portuguese to English
English to Portuguese

Edgar Potter
Specialized in proofreading, editing

Harrison, Arkansas, United States
Local time: 18:45 CST (GMT-6)

Native in: English Native in English
KudoZ leader This person is a top KudoZ point holder in Portuguese to English
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
Business/Commerce (general)Environment & Ecology
Law: Contract(s)Religion
Tourism & TravelGovernment / Politics

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 1812, Questions answered: 880, Questions asked: 3
Payment methods accepted Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Experience Years of experience: 29. Registered at Sep 1999. Became a member: Dec 2005. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Powerpoint
CV/Resume English (DOC)
Professional practices Edgar Potter endorses's Professional Guidelines.
After 40 years in Madeira, Portugal, I moved to the US in April 2016. See CV for contact details.

Over 20 years of broad experience in wide range of texts...

Legal translations (contracts, birth certificates, court orders)
Technical manuals
Financial statements and management reports for large corporations, including Portuguese-based multinational groups
Corporate newsletters and magazines
Medical texts
Scientific papers (botany, marine biology)
Articles on sports, music, tourism, economy

EFL teacher 1984-1999, based in Madeira Island, Portugal, since 1976.

I've done translation work since 1993, and currently do
the Port>Eng and Eng>Port translation work for the language school where I taught. This work includes jobs for the local tourist board, and various government, scientific and judicial bodies.

Regular work for agencies in Portugal, Germany, Spain and the UK.
This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 1828
PRO-level pts: 1812

Top languages (PRO)
Portuguese to English1051
English to Portuguese761
Top general fields (PRO)
Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Law (general)239
Law: Contract(s)188
Finance (general)95
Mechanics / Mech Engineering52
Tourism & Travel48
Education / Pedagogy47
Pts in 66 more flds >

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Profile last updated
May 10, 2018

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