Court Interpreter Mini-Course - Calgary

These unique mini-courses are provided voluntarily by court judges, prosecutors, and lawyers. In these valuable sessions court interpreters can learn the vocabulary and procedures for court.

The lectures will take place several times year. The topic will be different each time, and will always relate to criminal law. After the lecture, there will be a Q&A session with the speakers.

Details and Registration Information

Date: December 19, 2018 (Wednesday)
Time: 12:00 noon to 1:30 p.m. (please arrive 15 minutes early to register)
Location: 20th Floor Conference Room, Calgary Court Centre, Calgary, Alberta

TOPIC: "Christmas Party!"

During this Christmas Party we can also review any points you would like to cover. Future topic suggestions are most welcome. 

WHO: The Honorable Judges Brown, Rob Bassett (Crown), Alan Pearse (Defence)

Having Judges, Prosecutors, and Defence Lawyers providing their time as volunteers is a great contribution to court interpreters. 

There is no cost for this event. Welcome to come early. No need to register at the door. Please register in advance as we need to know how many lunches to buy.  If you register with Carmen Aguilera, we will be waiting for you. Season's Greetings.

Remember, we only have a capacity for 35 participants

Registration deadline: December 14 end of day

If you register, and are unable to attend please cancel your registration as lunch and materials are based on the number of attendees. 

Details and Registration Information

Date: February 7, 2019
Time: 12:00 noon to 1:30 p.m. (please arrive 15 minutes early to register)
Location: 20th Floor Conference Room, Calgary Court Centre, Calgary, Alberta

TOPIC: Indigenous Issues and Gladue Reports

We will be reviewing the Gladue process and recent developments on how the courts deal with aboriginal accused in the greater Calgary area.

As stated previously, these lectures will take place several times year.  The topic will be different each time, and will always relate to criminal law.

WHO: The Honorable Judges Brown, Rob Bassett (Crown), Kelsey Sitar (Defence), and Alan Pearse (Defence)

Having Judges, Prosecutors, and Defence Lawyers providing their time as volunteers is a great contribution to court interpreters. 

Cost: $15, cash only (exact change is appreciated)

A light lunch will be served and materials provided. Please arrive 15 minutes early to register at the door. If you register, please show up as expenses have been incurred and also you will be taking the place of another participant on waiting list who could not register as there is a limit of 35 participants.  See you there!

TO REGISTER contact Carmen Aguilera at antiguahousealberta@shaw.ca.

Space is limited to 35 participants, so register early!
Registration deadline: February 4 end of day

If you register, and are unable to attend please cancel your registration as lunch and materials are based on the number of attendees.