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207 sec. 3 - Spanish for Lawyers (Spring 2011)
Instructor: Patricia Salazar
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Meeting Time: W 4:00-5:15
Meeting Location: 130
Course Start: January 12, 2011
Course Control Number (Non-1Ls): 51218
This course is designed to provide students with proficiency in Spanish with an in-depth overview of the Spanish language in the legal context and how to apply these language skills as future legal practitioners. You will be introduced to Spanish legal terminology and conversational topics in areas such as civil rights, employment law, housing law, immigration law, and human rights. The course will almost exclusively be taught in Spanish (with limited exceptions) and consist of reading Spanish documents, class presentations, and interacting with guest speakers from different areas of the law.
Instructor bio: A daughter of Mexican immigrants, Ms. Salazar has worked extensively with underrepresented communities throughout her academic and professional careers. As a law student, she was a volunteer for Centro Legal de la Raza���s (Centro Legal) Workers��� Rights Clinic. She was also an active member of the La Raza Law Students Association and the Berkeley La Raza Law Journal. After graduating from law school, Ms. Salazar worked at DLA Piper US LLP and Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. In October 2008, Ms. Salazar joined Centro Legal as a staff attorney specializing in housing and employment law. She currently serves as the Legal Services Director of Centro Legal where she oversees and coordinates the day-to-day operations of the organization���s Legal Services Department, as well as continuing to manage an active caseload in the areas of housing and employment. Ms. Salazar earned her JD from UC Berkeley School of Law and her Masters degree in Public Policy from UC Berkeley���s Goldman School of Public Policy.
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