AIJIC SPEAKS ON LAP IN SAN FRANCISCO

On March 22, 2016, several AIJIC representatives addressed the Language Access Plan (LAP) Implementation Task Force in San Francisco and reiterated the position that an expansion of court-funded interpreters’ services must exclude parties who can afford to pay, including those who have retained attorneys, even if on a contingency b...

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AIJIC Speaks Before Judicial Council on Court Per Diem

On Friday February 26, 2016, AIJIC Vicepresident, Jesús Rivera, addressed the Judicial Council of California in San Francisco about the need to raise the per diem rates for independent court interpreters. Mr. Rivera also turned in petitions signed by many court interpreters statewide supporting a per diem increase. AIJIC wishes t...

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Los Angeles (4/26/2015): How to Survive a Deposition

(CIMCE# L3490) Sunday April 26, 2015 10am to 1.00pm Venue: 2501 W. 237th Street Suite A - Torrance, CA 90505 By taking this workshop, you will be supporting AIJIC and our goals (click for more info) 3 CIMCE Un...

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“How to Survive a Deposition” in Bay Area: June 18, 2016

(3 CIMCE Units, # L3773) Instructor: Lijuan Ma, Mandarin State Certified Court Interpreter For all languages. Saturday, June 18, 2016: 10.30am to 1.30pm Where: 2433 Mariner Square Loop, Ste 212, Alameda, CA 94501 AIJIC members: $45.00 ...

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Revised Fee Schedule to Be Announced

On Friday 1/15/16, AIJIC board members met in Oakland with Christine Baker (Director of the Department of Industrial Relations), Destie Overpeck (Administrative Director of the Division of Workers' Compensation) and Alan S. Hersh, Special Counsel for the DWC Legal Unit. AIJIC lobbyist, Ed Howard, was also present. At the meeting,...

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How to Survive a Deposition: 12/12/2015 (LA)

Saturday December 12, 2015 - 9am to 12.00pm 2501 W. 237th Street, Suite A -   Torrance, CA 90505 Instructors: * Jesús Rivera, Spanish State and Federally Certified Court Interpreter * Lijuan Ma, Mandarin State Certified Court Interpreter 3 CIMCE Units, # L3773. For all languages. Free parking. ...

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Have You Not Been Allowed To Interpret In Court?

In the last couple of months, some independents hired by a private party have not been allowed to interpret in some court departments whenever there was a staff interpreter assigned to those specific departments. Court administrative personnel have cited Assembly Bill Number 1657 as a basis for this policy. Since this bill does no...

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AIJIC’s Legal Brief to DIR on Fee Schedule (Submitted on 5/18/2015)

The following brief was submitted to the Department of Industrial Relations on 5/18/2015. It was drafted by AIJIC’s lobbyist, attorney Ed Howard, from Howard Advocacy. The brief contains legal arguments opposing the interpreters’ fee schedule proposed by the‎ Department of Industrial Relations for Workers Comp proceedings. ...

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