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Thursday, April 17, 2014

"Legal Terms and Settings" workshop presented by Caroline Jackson, Esq.

So, you've been assigned to interpret an EEOC meeting. Wait! How are legal mediations and meetings different from formal court or police interpreting? Come find out on May 10th! 

BIS is hosting a workshop focusing on legal terminology and administrative legal settings, including the logistics of these types of settings, the roles of those involved, and the vocabulary used.

NAD's Caroline Jackson, Esq. will be presenting this workshop on Saturday, May 10, 2014 in Rockville, Maryland. The class will gather interpreters among other business professionals interested in law- specifically targeted toward deaf individuals in their communities. 

Participants are encouraged to submit any questions they may have in advance to caroline.jackson@nad.org. 

The occasion will cost $20 per person, but is free for BIS staff. If you have any questions, you may inquire at vanessa.schaffer@bisworld.com.

Saturday, May 10
1:00 - 4:00 PM
extendYoga Studio
12106 Wilkens Avenue
Rockville. MD 20852


About Caroline: Caroline Jackson is a Skadden Fellow. For the fellowship, she will spend two years as a staff attorney at the NAD, focusing on litigation and policy regarding special education services for deaf and hard of hearing students. Prior to becoming an attorney, Caroline worked as an interpreter in New York City where she also taught reading and writing in the Program for Deaf Adults at LaGuardia Community College. Caroline holds a B.A. in linguistics from Harvard University, an M.A. in education policy from the Stanford Graduate School of Education, a J.D. from Stanford Law School, and the National Interpreter Certification (NIC). Following law school, Caroline clerked for the Hon. R. Guy Cole, Jr. of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. Caroline enjoys music and theater, especially opera, big-band jazz, and musicals.

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