Language rights at the heart of revamped Court Challenges Program

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

The return of the Court Challenges Program (CCP) is “extremely welcome,” Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar tells AdvocateDaily.com. Canadian Lawyer magazine recently reported that the University of Ottawa was selected to administer the updated federal program following its cancellation back in 2006 during former prime minister Stephen Harper’s first term in office. In its new format, the CCP will provide financial assistance […]

ONLINE COURSES TACKLE LEGAL CORRESPONDENCE AND CONTRACTS WEBINARS FOR LINGUISTS – NOVEMBER 16 & 23, 2017

Posted on: November 9th, 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 in November. The first session, The Language of Legal Correspondence: Reading and Understanding Legal Communications, will be held Nov. 16 from 10 a.m. to noon. In this advanced course, Deliscar, founder of Deliscar Professional Corporation, will analyze the structure of […]

“Make a Will Month” Presentation at Toronto Public Library – Fairview Branch – November 1, 2017

Posted on: November 1st, 2017 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar will present a free ‘Ask the Lawyer’ day program at the Toronto Public Library this month, to share her insights on wills and powers of attorney in Ontario as part of the “Make a Will Month” speaker series presented in partnership by the Ontario Bar Association and the Toronto Public Library. On Nov 1. 23 from 1 PM […]

FREE! “Estate Planning Strategies” Information Session by Deliscar Professional Corporation and Scotiabank at 10C – Oct 30/17

Posted on: October 26th, 2017 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar will share some estate planning strategies at an upcoming event in Guelph, presented in partnership with Scotiabank St. George’s Square. On Oct. 30 from 1-3 p.m., Deliscar, founder of Deliscar Professional Corporation, will join Scotiabank investment specialist Michael Appleton to discuss the key components of estate planning and how it can […]

“Ask the Lawyer” Day on Wills and Powers of Attorney for Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington – October 23, 2017

Posted on: October 21st, 2017 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar will present a free ‘Ask the Lawyer’ day program at Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington this month, to share her insights on wills and powers of attorney in Ontario. On Oct. 23 from 10 – 11:30 a.m., Deliscar, founder of Deliscar Professional Corporation, will answer legal questions on wills and powers of attorney, including why you need a will, what […]

More training needed before paralegals can practise family law

Posted on: October 20th, 2017 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

Paralegals would need additional training before taking on any family law work, Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar tells AdvocateDaily.com. In a report released earlier this year, former Ontario Court chief justice Annemarie Bonkalo recommended that paralegals be allowed to provide legal services in certain family law matters without the supervision of lawyers as part of a broader effort to boost access […]

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 […]