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Chicago Legal Interpreters

Legal Interpreting Specialists In Chicago

For nearly a quarter of a century American Language Services ® (AML-Global) has been a preeminent provider of interpreting services for the legal industry. Over many years we have developed an excellent reputation for the quality of our translators and well as our unsurpassed client services. AML-Global works with a who's who of prominent law firms and in-house legal departments in Chicago, around the country and in the international arena. We have effectively completed thousands of legal assignments in Chicago and around the world. Legal assignments range from the international, federal, state, and local courts for trials, depositions, arbitrations, mediations, litigation matters, settlement conferences and client meetings.

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Local Translators for Your Legal Proceeding Helps Reduce Costs

The Dallas area is host to conferences and conventions on a daily basis and one of the most unique but important service offered for these events is interpreting. Small and large companies, governmental organizations, nonprofits and educational institutions in the Dallas area host thousands of events yearly and are dependent on quality interpreters in order to facilitate communication between foreign speaking attendees and presenters. There are various reasons for hosting international conferences however, the most obvious being the promoting of an organizations expansion and message into international markets. Therefore, conference interpreters are always presented with a big challenge; as they must make sure the communication is flawless, facilitating multilingual interaction. In Dallas, Punjabi and Hindi are some of the most commonly requested Indian dialects. Highly trained Hindi and Punjabi interpreters in conference and convention interpreting are needed to provide the highest quality communication to international attendees. Providing clients with the best possible interpreting options in order to have successful multi-cultural communications for your conference and convention needs is of paramount importance. In addition offering simultaneous interpreters and translators that are extremely skilled in a specific field and assigned to events for which they possess in-depth knowledge of the subject matter is the central element for any top language provider providing conference interpreting services. In addition, it is important to have a large depth of local Dallas based interpreters who specialize in many different Indian languages.

Dallas Interpreters Face Demanding Challenges and Require High-Level Training and Experience

The two types of interpreting for conferences and conventions are consecutive and simultaneous interpreting. Simultaneous interpreting is the ability to listen to a message delivered in a specific language and interpret those words into a target language in real time. This is the most common and widely used practice at meetings and events held in the Dallas area. Consecutive interpreting requires the interpreter to wait for the speaker to finish a sentence or an idea, and then determine the speaker's message and interpret it into the target language. Both variations of interpreting are extremely demanding and require high-level training and experience. Whether a simultaneous or consecutive interpreter is needed the interpreter must be experienced, knowledgeable and highly effective in a large or small group environment. Providing Punjabi and Hindi conference interpreters that are available to local Dallas venues is of major importance to any event planner. The significance of this cannot be understated as providing language help that is based locally in Dallas is crucial in reducing costs by eliminating expensive travel, hotel and other logistic arrangements. Working with an agency that has interpreters that are experienced in various facets of the language industry, and are readily available to adhere to your organizations conference and convention needs is fundamental to success.

The Federal Court System

It is interesting to note that these designations are not uniform throughout the United States. While Federal Court designations are uniform, states are not. Federal Certifications are required for federal court cases and are only in the following languages: Spanish, Navajo and Haitian-Creole. The remainders of the languages utilized in the federal courts are designated as "Professionally Qualified" which requires experience, but no official testing.

The State Court System

The State Court System works differently than the Federal Courts. The great majority of the states do not have an official "Court Certified" designation. Instead they use the "Professionally Qualified" designation which is similar to the federal courts. The few states that do have the official "Court Certified" designations have certified languages that vary from state to state. For example in California, there are exactly 12 state certified languages; in New York there are five.

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We have a vast resource base of legal translators located around the county and a skilled and friendly staff to help you promptly and cost effectively fulfill your request. It is critical that you have the correct number of skilled, experienced, qualified translators, the appropriate combination of audio equipment and on-site technical support. Let AML-Global provide you its expertise. Please contact us for a free quote.

At AML-Global every job is LOCAL.

Our interpreters specialize in...

  • Depositions
  • Arbitrations
  • Trials
  • Hearings
  • Examinations Under Oath
  • Medical Exams (A.M.E., I.M.E., Q.M.E., and Psychologicals
  • Insurance Statements
  • Phone Conferencing
  • Parent/Teacher Conferences at Schools
  • Business Meetings
  • Focus Groups and more

Our interpreters hold court certifications for...

  • Federal Courts
  • Criminal Courts
  • Superior Courts
  • Municipal Courts

AML-Global offers State and Federal Court Certified interpreters:

  • American Sign
  • Arabic
  • Armenian
  • Cantonese
  • Greek
  • Haitian-Creole
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Mandarin
  • Navajo
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • Vietnamese

Certified languages vary by individual State.

Our interpreters are also credentialed..

  • Administrative Hearing
  • County (Court) Approved
  • Medical Certifications
  • American Sign Language