This handy bilingual legal dictionary is intended for people who deal with Spanish Speaking clients and defendants, or deal with legal documents from other countries, as well as those who need to translate documents or forms into Spanish or English. Its convenient size makes it perfect to take to court!
The editor is a staff interpreter of the Colorado Courts with 25 years of court interpreting experience. He has applied his extensive experience as a language teacher to ensure that this dictionary will be valuable for court interpreters and attorneys and also useful for business translators, linguists, language teachers, and law students. It is an excellent study resource for those who wish to improve their legal vocabulary in Spanish and English, and especially to prepare for court interpreter certification exams.
The dictionary contains legal terminology currently used in courtrooms and legal documents in the U.S.A. and Latin America. And, it is easy to use: the translations of terms are presented in the sequence that is most often used in the legal context to assist in translating from English to Spanish and from Spanish to English.