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Working with Deaf Clients and Sign Language Interpreters

Nov 27, 2012 08:30am - Nov 27, 2012 10:30am
(GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)

Event Type: CLE
Category: CLE

Description

Working with Deaf Clients and Sign Language Interpreters (live teleconference available)*

November 27

Presenter: Heather Gilbert, Esq. CI/CT, SC:L, Gilbert Law PLLC, Attorney and Certified Sign Language Interpreter
Panelists: Rick Macpherson, Minnesota Disability Law Center, Summra Shariff, Attorney at Law

Learn about the unique cultural and language aspects to working with Deaf clients; when and how to hire an interpreter; legal obligations, technology use and cost saving tips for providing effective communication for deaf clients, and much more.

Time: 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Registration: 8:00 to 8:30 a.m.
Location: Room 42, Ramsey County District Courthouse, 15 West Kellogg Blvd, St. Paul
Credit: 2 Elimination of Bias Credits approved; CODE # 172758
Cost: $40 RCBA members; $60 non-members
Teleconference Cost: $60 RCBA members; $80 non-members

More details
In this 2-hour CLE, participants will learn about: 
1) Unique cultural and language aspects to working with Deaf clients
2) When and how to hire a qualified legal sign language interpreter
3) Legal obligations, use of technology and cost saving tips for providing effective communication for deaf clients
4) Tax credits and incentives for providing disability accommodations
5) Working with interpreters, appropriate and inappropriate use of court-provided sign language interpreters

Participants will hear from a panel of attorneys experienced with working with deaf clients in the second half of the CLE.

*Participants may attend this CLE via teleconference for $60 for RCBA members and $80 for non-RCBA members. Please send an email to info@ramseybar.org or call 651.222.0846 to arrange for attendance via live teleconference. Instructions for accessing the teleconference will be sent prior to the CLE. We cannot offer the live teleconference to law students for free. Law students may still attend the live presentation for free.



Early registration ends on May 31, 2012.
Regular registration starts on Jun 01, 2012 and ends on Nov 27, 2012.
Late registration starts on Nov 28, 2012.
All times are 12:00am (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada).
 

 
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