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Los Angeles, 3 CIMCE Units, # L4176 Sunday, March 5, 2017 10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Embassy Suites LAX South 1440 E Imperial Ave, El Segundo, CA 90245 Language neutral workshop. Free parking.   Instructors: Jesús Rivera, Spanish State and Federally Certified Court Interpreter Lijuan Ma, Mandarin State Certified Court Interpreter Whether you’re just getting started or whether you’ve been doing it for a while and want to share your own experiences with the newer interpreters. Should you interpret in the consecutive or simultaneous mode? How should you handle an attorney who questions your interpretation? What do you do if you are hired for a full day and the deposition only goes a few hours? What if the deposition doesn’t go forward at all? What should you do if they want you to be there 30 min...

12/10/2016 - Los Angeles, CA


CYRIL FLEROV, AIIC, TAALS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, DECEMBER 10, 2016 LAST AIJIC WORKSHOP IN 2016   Voice Training for Interpreters, 4 hours Strategies in Simultaneous Interpretation, 2 hours   December 10, 2016 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM (with one-hour break for lunch) Knott's Berry Farm Hotel 7675 Crescent Avenue, Buena Park, CA 90620 FREE PARKING   AIJIC is proud to present a 6-hour event with Cyril Flerov, Russian conference interpreter and a faculty member of the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey, California. A member of the International Association of Conference Interpreters (AIIC) and The American Association of Language Specialists (TAALS), Mr Flerov has experience teaching simultaneous and ...

10/18/2016 - Los Angeles, CA

Obstacles for Freelance Court Interpreters: AIJIC Addresses LAP Task Force

On October 17, 2016, AIJIC President Mariana Bension-Larkin addressed the Language Access Plan (LAP) Implementation Task Force in San Francisco on the obstacles that some privately hired certified court interpreters have been facing in court. On those instances, judges didn't allow our colleagues to interpret because there was a court appointed interpreter available. AIJIC believes that this stems from a misguided interpretation of LAP guidelines. Ms. Bension-Larkin urged the LAP Task Force to refer judges to section 68561 of the Government Code of California, which specifically indicates that a person who interprets in a court proceeding using a language designated by the Judicial Council shall be a certified court interpreter. The law does not say that the interpreter shall be court appointed. Ms. Bension-Larkin pointed out to the LAP Task Force that our right to work in court should not be contingent on a judge's discretion and that court interpreters hired by a pri...

10/01/2016 - Los Angeles, CA

Invitation: Q&A About Being A Court Interpreter (10/1/16)

We’re planning an orientation for newly certified interpreters and students where more experienced colleagues will speak about the profession and answer questions. This orientation will take place on Saturday 10/1/16 at the Embassy Suites LAX South (1440 E Imperial Ave, El Segundo, CA 90245) from 10 AM to Noon. It will be free for AIJIC members. Admission for non-members will be $25 (see below to sign up via PayPal). If you’re a newly certified interpreter and wish to attend, please RSVP by Friday 9/30/16. If you’ve been interpreting for a while and wish to share your experiences with the newer interpreters and students, we’d love to hear from you too. Feel free to email this information to anybody who might be interested. AIJIC will not offer this orientation again this year. Admission for AIJIC members: free Ad...

08/27/2016 - Los Angeles, California

Saturday Bootcamp with Nestor Wagner (6 CIMCE Credits)

Saturday Bootcamp with Nestor Wagner (8/27/2016, Six Credits) 6 CIMCE credits, Spanish. Saturday August 27, 2016 (9.30 am to 4.30 pm - one hour for lunch) At: Embassy Suites LAX South (1440 E. Imperial Ave,  El Segundo, CA 90245) * Proper use of Terminology in a Civil Action (2 hours, CIMCE L3963) * Misinterpretations (1 hour, CIMCE L3964) * Consecutive Techniques (1.5 hours, CIMCE L3965) * Legal Terminology, Jeopardy-Style Face–Off (1.5 hours, CIMCE L3966) Click for description of each class. Free parking. *AIJIC members: $100 *Non-members: $140 Door Registration: $175 Nestor Wagner is the founder and director of the Southern California School of Interpretation in Santa Fe Springs, and Certified Court and Medical Interpreter in California. Please note that this is a *LANGUAGE SPECIFIC* workshop for Spanish interpreters. The AIJIC Board of Directors thanks Nestor Wagner f...

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