Monday, July 20, 2009
Eau Claire (WQOW) - Interpreters looking to work in the courtroom, now have an opportunity to train.
Applications are being accepted for interpreter training, to be held August 15 and 16, at the Eau Claire County Courthouse. A $160 fee covers the sessions, lunches and materials. Each session will run from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Applications are due by July 31.
While Spanish is the primary language being requested by the courts, increased efforts are being made to recruit other languages as well, including Somali and Hmong.
The training sessions will include learning ethical conduct, legal terminology, court procedures and basic legal interpreting skills.
For more information on the sessions or to fill out an application click here.