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Cristina A. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 24, 2015

Cristina A.

Spanish/English Legal Translator
   United States
  |   Sacramento, CA

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Minimum Hourly Rate $27

I am a fully bilingual translator and interpreter. I have legal experience translating in both the United States and in Latin America. Most of my background has been in the legal field. I have a Juris Doctorate from the United States with a focus in International Law. I have a very good grasp of legal vocabulary in both English and Spanish and have experience in both Civil Law and Common Law jurisdictions. I am easy to converse with, highly dependable, and organized.

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Translation
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Employment

McGeorge School of Law
Research Assistant
2013 - 2014
Research included decriminalization of drugs in Latin America. The use of amperos in Latin American Human Rights Trials. The public opinion of the trial of general Rios Montt.
Immigration Clinic
Certified Student Attorney
2013 - 2014
Interviewed and counseled non-citizen clients. Prepared declarations, legal briefs and supporting exhibits for U-Visas, Asylum, Family Immigration, and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals....
Pillsbury Winthrop Pittman LLP
Interpreter and Translator
2013 - 2013
Prepared declarations and interviews for successful asylum case. Interpreted for Asylum interviews with USCIS.
Supreme Court of Costa Rica
Intern
2012 - 2012
Assisted judges and clerks with drafting decisions. Conducted procedural analysis of incoming cases. Researched Costa Rican law and wrote memoranda.
Cariola Diez Perez-Cotapos Cia Ltda. Abogados
Intern and Translator
2009 - 2009
Translated and prepared choice-of-law analysis examining application of British Law to clientís issues and submitted analysis to the court. Accompanied attorneys to Chilean courts.
Nueva Era Scout Foundation
Volunteer English Teacher and Teacherís Assistant
2005 - 2005
Taught English and Environmental Awareness to the local children. Assisted Peace Corps teachers with lesson plans and translation

Education

University of Florida
Bachelor of Arts in History
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University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Juris Doctorate with International Law Certificate
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