Join Our Webinar

Curious about Washington College of Law's Online Spanish for Lawyers course? Susana Medina Day, program coordinator of Spanish for Lawyers, will host a webinar on Wednesday, December 14 at noon to answer questions about the program as well as discuss what it takes to perfect legal Spanish skills, ranging from legal reading and writing strategies to oral presentation of substantive legal issues.

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Online Course

Register for our online session.

Dates: January 27 - April 12, 2017
Synchronous weekly sessions: Wednesdays from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM (EST). There will be no class during spring break (March 9 - 16, 2017).

Deadline: January 9, 2017

Rate: $1,100

*Payment of a nonrefundable $200 deposit is due upon registration. Full payment is due by January 12, 2017. Payment can be made online by credit card, by personal check made out to American University, or by wire transfer. Please note that there is a $200.00 cancellation fee.

Online Spanish for Lawyers Course

WCL's online Spanish for Lawyers course presents Spanish terminology in context. It focuses on U.S. Criminal Law, U.S. Immigration Law, and cross-cultural communication and it is taught by specialists in each field. Participants will interact with professionals online and broaden their knowledge of legal terminology and concepts in Spanish. This will help them communicate in Spanish both with clients and other attorneys.

What Makes This Program Different?

This online program provides participants with the flexibility and convenience of studying legal Spanish while maintaining their day-to-day responsibilities.

Certificate of Attendance

Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance upon successful completion of the online Spanish for Lawyers course (successful completion is defined as at least 70% of all coursework).


The online program will have asynchronous and synchronous components. Participants will watch lectures and complete exercises in their own time. They will also meet online once a week at a specified time.

CLE Accreditation

American University Washington College of Law is an accredited provider for VA and PA, with reciprocity for such states as NY, NJ, CA, and VT. The granting of accreditation for these and all other states will depend on individual state criteria and accreditation will be applied for as requested. Attendees are advised to contact their own state to ensure that online/on-demand programs are accepted by their state for continuing legal education as the criteria varies considerably.

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