Freelance Legal Translator & Language Translator

Location:Northridge, California, United States
2 Skills

Core Skills and Experiences:

A qualified, self-motivated and highly responsible future lawyer with ample relevant experience and the ability to accomplish work expertly and accurately under high pressure circumstances.
A quick learner who can easily adjust to new situations and can communicate with both legal professionals and members of the public. Focused on resolving legal issues and constantly coming up with ways to improve and evolve with the field.
Presently looking for a translation projects.

Work experience:

February 2011 – December 2013

Occupation or position held:
Chief specialist of Legal Department
Consultant of Tender Preparation Department (till July 2012)

Company: Joint Stock Company “High- Speed Rail Lines”

Main activities and responsibilities:

Translate and interpret of challenging technical, legal, economic and other articles from Russian to English and from English to Russian language; Develop the legal and property structures of the High-Speed Rail Line Projects (HSR); Risk distribution; Prepare the tender documentation; Legislation drafting, Prepare other legal documents (contracts, memorandums, etc.); Coordinate and manage major HSR project activities; Develop presentation and supporting materials for infrastructure projects; Drafting of reports/letters to the Russian Federation President, Government, Federal Authorities and Ministries; Supervision of legal consultants work.

September 2010 – January 2011

Occupation or position held: Notary assistant

Company: Public Notary

Main activities and responsibilities:

Compose the requests and Warranties of authority, Office paperwork, Assistance in registration of hereditary cases and sales contracts.

August 2009 – May 2010

Occupation or position held: Legal Advisor

Company: Legal Clinic of American University of Central Asia

Main activities and responsibilities:

Render legal consultations to client; Represent client at the court; Prepare the documents for court hearings; File the documents at court; Carry out legal research.

June 2009 - August 2009

Occupation or position held: law instructor

Company: Cavendish College London-Bishkek

Main activities and responsibilities:

Teach courses on common law, tort law, contracts and obligations law and property rights law in the English language; Structure the course materials.

September 2008 - May 2009

Occupation or position held: Intern

Company: Ashland Juvenile System (Detention Centre, Probation Office, Court)

Main activities and responsibilities:

Attend the staff meetings in the Detention Centre, assist the Probation Officer, analyse the court proceedings.

February 2008 - March 2008

Occupation or position held: Judicial clerk

Company: Lenin district court of Bishkek city

Main activities and responsibilities:

Keep the minutes, Dispatch court summons, Apportion writs, Create individual case cells, Work out electronic documents.

May 2008 - June 2008

Occupation or position held: Attorney assistant

Company: Attorneys’ Bar of Bishkek city

Main activities and responsibilities:

Conduct the legal research, Assist attorneys during the court sessions, Keep all the cases filed, Monitor updates of legislation.

Education and training

August 2006 - June 2010
Title of qualification awarded: Bachelor’s degree in International and Business law

American University of Central Asia

August 2008 - May 2009
Title of qualification awarded: Alumni of Undergraduate Exchange Program

Ashland University, Ohio, USA

Personal skills and competences

Mother tongue(s) Russian
Other language(s) English Fluent

Personal skills and competences:

Ability to effectively balance and prioritize work; Good written and spoken communication skills; Good sense of order and discipline; Punctuality and high level of responsibility, flexibility; Ability to analyse large amounts of information; Leadership skills; Ability to work by own initiative as well as in a team.

Computer skills and competences Operating systems: MS Windows (NT/2000/Millenium/XP/Vista)
Programs: Microsoft Office Suite (Access, PowerPoint, Word, Excel), Photoshop, Opera, Nero, Explorer, SPSS, Pasqual, Q-basic, PDF, etc.