Spanish Translator – Lucía

Lucía

Languages: Spanish Translation, Spanish to English, English to Spanish

FREELANCE TRANSLATION EXPERIENCE

 

Latest projects:

English>Spanish:

Employee handbooks, health brochures

Human rights (trafficking, gender issues, ethnic integration, MDGs)

Intellectual Property – educational materials (120,000 words)

International organizations, international aid

Legal (contracts, environmental legislation)

Negotiation – educational materials

Tax summaries, country profiles (economic development)

Spanish (proofreading):

Tourist guide book

Transportation (infrastructure, master plan)

Museums: architecture and location (80,000 words)

Spanish>English:

Academic article on unemployment insurance in Uruguay, for publication in SCIELO

Academic articles on the Treaty of Rome, Pact of San José

Contracts

Catalogue for an Islamic art exhibition

WORKING FIELDS

Specialization: Human rights, human resources, international aid, law (public)

Working: Business, education, history, journalism, religion, tourism

EDUCATION

Translation courses: Anglo Uruguayan Cultural Institute, London Institute

Spanish Grammar, Linguistics and Proofreading: Fundación Litterae, Buenos Aires

Lawyer, with a minor in Social Sciences: Universidad de la República (Uruguay)

Undergraduate studies: Wellesley College, USA

Fulbright Research Scholarship (CIES): University of Alabama (criminal procedure)

Bilingual elementary and secondary education, International Baccalaureate: The British

Schools, Montevideo

PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE

As a lawyer: 25 years of practice, most of them as a Public Defender in criminal cases.

Heavy caseload and substantial trial experience. Academic articles on criminal

procedure published in local journal.

Educational adviser at the Fulbright Commission, Montevideo

MEMBERSHIPS

Colegio de Abogados del Uruguay (Uruguayan bar association)

ATA – Associate member

ProZ Certified PRO program

WEB PAGE

http://www.southtranslations.com

REFERENCES

Some of my clients who are using my name in 2009/2010 publications:

* CLAEH – Centro Latinoamericano de Economía Humana

* Social Watch

Please see samples of my work, recent project history and feedback from outsourcers on

my ProZ profile page:

http://www.proz.com/profile/678802