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When: Wednesday, May 15, 2019
4:30 - 6:30 pm
Where: Fairfax County Courthouse
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, Virginia  22030
United States
Contact: Brianna Allen
(703) 246-2735

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Lost in Translation CLE


Wednesday, May 15, 2019

4:30pm - 6:30pm

Fairfax County Courthouse | Fourth Floor Jury Assembly Room

$70 FBA Members / $100 Non Members
$50 FBA Young Lawyers / $80 Non FBA Young Lawyers

2.0 MCLE (0.5 Ethics) Credits (Approved)


Our Distinguished Panelists Include:

Hon. Thomas P. Sotelo, Fairfax County J&DR District Court

Andrew T. Elders, Esq., Office of the Public Defender, County of Fairfax

Minh NguyenCourt Interpreting Service, LLC


Topics Will Include:


Witness Interpretation

  • Mechanics of Hiring Interpreters in Fairfax Courts (Circuit and District)
  • Trial procedure and advocacy
  • Audio Recording Issues

Ethics Issues of Interpretation/Translation

  • Rules of Professional Conduct
    • Rule 1.1 Attorney competence
    • Rule 1.14 concerning client’s with impairment
    • Rule 1.4 Communication
    • Rule 3.3 Candor to the Tribunal

Document Translation

  • How to get document translation done
  • Minimum qualifications of translation service
  • Deadlines
  • Authentication/Introduction into evidence- Procedure for authentication after translation created 


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