Spanish for Lawyers

In-Person Course & Online Course

¿Hablas español pero se te dificulta hablar de temas jurídicos en español?

Ésta es tu oportunidad para mejorar tu comunicación en el idioma. Inscríbete en uno de los cursos de Español para Abogados en American University Washington College of Law. Estos cursos sobre derecho penal e inmigratorio te permitirán potenciar tus conocimientos idiomáticos, lo que favorecerá tu comunicación efectiva con abogados y clientes de habla hispana.

General Overview

Spanish for Lawyers at American University Washington College of Law introduces lawyers, legal professionals, and law students with a high-intermediate to advanced level of Spanish speaking skills to legal Spanish concepts and cross-cultural communication in the context of U.S. Criminal Law and U.S. Immigration Law. Through lectures, written assignments, and oral exercises, participants will practice a wide array of legal Spanish skills ranging from legal reading and writing strategies to oral presentation of substantive legal issues. The courses will be taught in Spanish.

Listening and Speaking Skills

With the aim of preparing participants for real world situations such as client meetings and conference calls, Spanish for Lawyers incorporates exercises that focus on listening and speaking skills. Participants will give presentations and will engage in discussions and attorney-client meeting simulations.

Requirements

Participants must be practicing lawyers, legal professionals, or law students with a high-intermediate to advanced level of Spanish proficiency. Participants are expected to actively participate in class exercises and complete homework assignments.

Instructors

The instructors of Spanish for Lawyers are Spanish and Latin American lawyers and teachers who have experience with international students.

Questions

If you have any questions about the program, please contact the Coordinator, Suky Medina-Day, at (202) 274-4116 or LegalSpanish@wcl.american.edu.


Spanish for Lawyers
Washington College of Law, Suite Y360
4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016
USA

LegalSpanish@wcl.american.edu