Use of customs agents for traffic stop interpretation raises concerns

Posted on: October 21st, 2018 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

Police should handle their own language interpretation services rather than calling in border officers for assistance, Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar tells AdvocateDaily.com. A recent story by Michigan-based M Live Media reported that local state police were using customs agents to assist with translation issues during traffic stops in the area around Detroit. “I can see why it would raise concern, especially in […]

Lawyer Lunch and Learn: Wills, Powers of Attorney and Advanced Care Planning in Ontario – October 10, 2018 – Guelph, Ontario

Posted on: October 9th, 2018 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

Join Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar on Oct. 10 to learn more about wills, powers of attorney, and advanced care planning in Ontario. Deliscar, founder of Deliscar Professional Corporation, will discuss the reasons why you need a will, updating your current will, probate-free planning, the do’s and dont’s of joint accounts, powers of attorney, and more. Hospice Wellington will also be on hand to […]

Multilingual lawyers and interpreters flock to Mexico-U.S. border

Posted on: October 1st, 2018 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

A recent mobilization of lawyers and interpreters at the U.S.-Mexico border is a good reminder of the value of multilingual professionals, Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar tells AdvocateDaily.com. According to the American Bar Association Journal, the group’s president recently travelled to South Texas as part of its effort to reunite families separated by the immigration policy of U.S. President Donald […]

Lunch and Learn: “Legal Issues for Entrepreneurs” – Sept 27, 2018 – Caledon Public Library – Albion Bolton Branch

Posted on: September 23rd, 2018 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar will present legal information for Ontario entrepreneurs at an upcoming lunch and learn. On Sept. 27 from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m., Deliscar, founder of Deliscar Professional Corporation, will give an hour-long presentation on legal issues for entrepreneurs followed by a question period and lunch. This free event takes place at the Caledon Public Library, […]

“ASK THE LAWYER” DAY ON WILLS & POWERS OF ATTORNEY FOR ALZHEIMER SOCIETY OF PEEL – September 18, 2018

Posted on: September 16th, 2018 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar will present a free ‘Ask the Lawyer’ day program to explore wills and powers of attorney in Ontario. On Sept. 18 from 11 a.m. to noon, Deliscar, founder of Deliscar Professional Corporation, will answer legal questions on wills and powers of attorney, including why you need a will, what happens if you don’t have […]

“THE LANGUAGE OF LEGAL CORRESPONDENCE” – LEGAL TRANSLATION WEBINAR ON SEPTEMBER 18, 2018

Posted on: September 16th, 2018 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 two webinar programs. The Language of Legal Correspondence: Reading and Understanding Legal Communications will be held September 18, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. In this advanced course, Deliscar, founder of Deliscar Professional Corporation, will analyze the structure of legal […]

Call for interpreter to testify sends chill through profession

Posted on: September 7th, 2018 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

A call for an interpreter to testify about what happened at the recent closed-door meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin could discourage people from joining the profession, Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar tells AdvocateDaily.com. The Canadian Press reports U.S. lawmakers on the House Intelligence Committee wanted to call the State Department interpreter, the only other American present at the […]

“THE LANGUAGE OF LEGAL CORRESPONDENCE” AND “THE LANGUAGE OF CONTRACTS” – LEGAL TRANSLATION WEBINARS ON JULY 17 AND 31, 2018

Posted on: July 31st, 2018 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 two webinar programs. The Language of Legal Correspondence: Reading and Understanding Legal Communications will be held July 17 from 10 a.m. to noon. In this advanced course, Deliscar, founder of Deliscar Professional Corporation, will analyze the structure of legal correspondence to […]

Google translations don’t pass U.S. Constitutional muster

Posted on: July 16th, 2018 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

Google Translate is not an appropriate way for police to obtain consent for a search, Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar tells AdvocateDaily.com. A recent U.S. ruling by a court in Kansas tossed out evidence obtained in the search of a man’s car after he consented during a conversation over Google Translate because he could not speak English. “It was definitely the […]

“ASK THE LAWYER” DAY ON WILLS & POWERS OF ATTORNEY – Albion-Bolton – Caledon Public Library – June 26, 2018

Posted on: June 19th, 2018 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar will present a free ‘Ask the Lawyer’ day program to share her insights on wills and powers of attorney in Ontario. On June 26 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Deliscar, founder of Deliscar Professional Corporation, will answer legal questions on wills and powers of attorney, including why you need a will, what happens […]