2706 W. Cortez – Chicago, IL 60622 – USA
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org – Tel: 773-384-4493 - Cell: 773-968-1230 – Fax: 773-384-4493.
French native, attorney at the Paris Bar for 7 years, graduated in Spanish and with the teaching degree of the Alliance
Française of Paris. More than seven years of experience as a translator, interpreter, language teacher and voice over
talent. Self-motivated and familiar with the legal, financial and marketing lexicon.
2001 Course of translation training for legal, economical and financial lexicon.
CNED, Paris, France
1999 DAEFLE (Degree of ability to teach French as a foreign language).
ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE of PARIS.
1998 TOEFL. (Test of English as a foreign language).
1991 CAPA. (French Bar Exam) Paris, France.
1990 Law School of the Paris Bar.
Master’s Degree in Civil Law. University of Paris, France.
1986 Spanish language degree. University of Paris, France.
1982 First year of advanced Literature Program. Lycée Lamartine, Paris, France.
2009 French Translator/Proofreader for the World Digital Library
2008 French subtitles for DREAM HAVANA (Best documentary Orlando – Selection of Festivals Chicago,
Newport Beach, Puerto Vallarta, Tampa Bay, Chicago Latin American Festival)
2006 French dubbing of corporate videos (MacDonald’s, Nalco)
Translation into French of a script for a short movie “The Silkworm Sabotage”
2004 Pro Bono translator for the NGO Planet Finance.
2003 Assignment for IBM as a French tester.
2002 Assignment for IBM as a French tester for a translation verification of an IBM product.
French teacher at the Lyric Opera of Chicago.
2001 Trade show interpreter for American and English companies in Paris (Première Vision,WORKSHOP, etc.)
English translation of dialogues for short movies - French company BIG PRODUCTIONS
(movie “Ils arrivent”) Prize of the jury 2001, International Movie Festival Alpe d’Huez (France)
English translation of French websites. (www.RestoAparis.fr), etc.
2000 French teacher at the Chicago City Day School. (Kindergarten to 7th grade).
1999 Private lessons of French language and literature while living in Chicago.
1998 Collaboration in the organization of cultural events at art galleries and interpreter
for European customers at the Gary Marks Gallery in Chicago.
1991 – 1998 Associate attorney at the Law firm of Serge BEYNET, Paris, France.
Areas of practice:
Real estate law: residential & commercial leases, evictions, lease review and negotiation, litigation.
Insurance law: insurance coverage issues, civil litigation.
Personal injury: auto accidents, railroad accidents.
Medical malpractice: anesthesia injuries, surgery injuries.
Family law: divorce, child custody, paternity, alimony, pre-divorce planning.
Immigration law: asylum and deportation.
Employment law: worker’s compensation.
1990 Administrative assistant in the Municipal Government of Nanterre (Paris suburb).
Organization and investigation of long-term employment. Law advice: employment law.
Languages: French (native language), English (fluent), Spanish (proficient) and Russian (notions).
Software: Office 2007, Adobe Acrobat Pro, SDLX Lite, Wordfast (License), Studio 2009