Suzanne Deliscar to Share Insights in OBA Panel Discussion for “Enterprising Lawyer” Program- October 4, 2017

Posted on: September 27th, 2017 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar will share her insights in a panel discussion about launching your own practice at an upcoming Ontario Bar Association (OBA) “Enterprising Lawyer” program. On Oct. 4, “Module 4 — keys to launching your own practice,” part of the OBA’s “Enterprising lawyer: taking care of business series A: starting your own firm” program will […]

“Ask the Lawyer Day” on Family Law for Elspeth Heyworth Centre for Women – October 3, 2017

Posted on: September 27th, 2017 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

On Oct. 3, Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar will present a free ‘Ask the Lawyer’ day program at the Elspeth Heyworth Centre for Women discussing family law in Ontario. From 11 a.m. – noon, Deliscar, founder of Deliscar Professional Corporation, will answer legal questions on the family law process, how to resolve disputes, the steps in the court process and how to find […]

“Ask the Lawyer” Day on Wills & Powers of Attorney for Alzheimer Society of Peel – September 26, 2017

Posted on: September 23rd, 2017 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar will present a free ‘Ask the Lawyer’ day program at the Alzheimer Society of Peel this month, to share her insights on wills and powers of attorney. On Sept. 26 from 11 a.m. – noon, Deliscar, founder of Deliscar Professional Corporation, will answer legal questions on wills and powers of attorney, including why you need a will, what […]

Google Translate no substitute for court interpreters

Posted on: September 14th, 2017 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

All participants in the justice system need to be aware of the interpretation needs of parties who come before the courts, says Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar. The U.K.’s Law Gazette reports on the confusion over who bears responsibility for interpretation services during a hearing involving a Mandarin-speaking woman in the north of England accused of various food hygiene breaches […]

ONLINE COURSES TACKLE LEGAL CORRESPONDENCE AND CONTRACTS WEBINARS FOR LINGUISTS – September 21 & 28, 2017

Posted on: September 11th, 2017 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

ONLINE COURSES TACKLE LEGAL CORRESPONDENCE AND CONTRACTS WEBINARS FOR LINGUISTS – September 21 & 28, 2017 Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar will share her insights on the language of legal correspondence and contracts with linguists via a two-part webinar series this month. Presented in partnership with ProZ.com, the first session, The Language of Legal Correspondence: Reading and Understanding Legal Communications, […]

Francophone driver challenges speeding ticket from Anglophone officer

Posted on: August 10th, 2017 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

Language rights can get complicated when federal bodies operate in unilingual provinces, says Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar. The Winnipeg Free Press reports that a local Francophone lawyer is challenging a speeding ticket on the basis that rights afforded to him under the Charter and the Official Languages Act were breached when he was stopped by an RCMP officer who could not speak French […]

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: “AUTHENTICATION OF OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS” – September 13, 2017

Posted on: August 10th, 2017 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

  The “Authentication of Official Documents II” course is the second course in the “Authentication of Official Documents” series designed to provide official documents translators with an understanding of their role in the translation and preparation of official documents, including learning about the following topics: 1. What are Official Documents? 2. What is a Certified […]

Bilingual Ottawa bill could cause legal problems

Posted on: July 22nd, 2017 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

A provincial law to officially recognize the bilingualism of Ottawa may not be necessary, says Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar. Liberal MPP Nathalie Des Rosiers recently introduced private member’s Bill 140, which would amend the City of Ottawa Act to require the municipality to make a bylaw for bilingual administration and services. But Deliscar, principal of Deliscar Professional Corporation, a law […]

Tax court judge violated witnesses’ language rights

Posted on: July 10th, 2017 by Suzanne Deliscar 1 Comment

Federally-appointed judges would benefit from education on the linguistic rights of litigants and witnesses appearing before them, says Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar. In a recent case, the Federal Court of Appeal overturned a Tax Court decision after finding the judge violated the official language rights of an insurance company’s lawyer and its witnesses by ignoring their wishes […]

Online courses tackle legal correspondence and contracts webinars for linguists – July 20 & 27, 2017

Posted on: July 6th, 2017 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar will share her insights on the language of legal correspondence and contracts with linguists via a two-part webinar series this month. Presented in partnership with ProZ.com, the first session, The Language of Legal Correspondence: Reading and Understanding Legal Communications, will be held July 20 at 10 a.m. to noon. In this advanced course, Deliscar, founder of Deliscar […]