World Legal Systems 101: For Translators

Professional translators, beyond their mastery of language, must also specialize in a particular field of expertise. This can range from the medical, legal, banking, and even self-help industries. All of these industries are linked to a range of documents, that serious translators must become familiar in all their languages. Legal document translations¬†can range from¬†immigration documents,…

Leave Your Fears Alone: My 5 Guiding Principles

Don’t Conquer Them, Don’t Overcome Them, Don’t Do Anything With Them. My conversations with entrepreneurial freelance linguists around how they started their businesses are always very colorful and varied. Some come from successful legal, medical, or even corporate careers and make a switch over to translation and interpretation in their specialty, others grew up multilingual…