Suzanne Deliscar, principal of Deliscar Professional Corporation in Brampton, Ont., focuses on matters involving both legal and language issues.
Her practice was created through the combination of her language skills in English, French and Spanish and the practice of law in a variety of areas, including civil litigation, wills and estates, and family law.
She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Latin American Studies and History, with a minor in Science, from McMaster University in 2000. She took advanced Spanish during a semester abroad at the Universidad de Chile in 1999.
Ms. Deliscar earned her Bachelor of Laws from the University of Windsor in 2003 and was admitted to the Ontario bar in 2004.
She has extensive experience in the translation of a variety of legal and official documents, and has reviewed, analyzed and abstracted more than 500 Spanish language contracts for a large multinational corporation. She is also experienced in providing document review in French.
Ms. Deliscar is also the developer and presenter of more than 50 popular training webinar programs in the areas of legal translation, official document translation, and marketing for translators and interpreters, lawyers, and fellow lawyer-linguists.
She is the founder of the Lawyer-Linguists Forum, an online community of lawyer-linguists that fosters discussion and exchange in an effort to improve awareness and growth of the profession.
She is a member of the Law Society of Ontario, American Translators Association, International Association of Professional Translators and Interpreters, Proz.com Certified Pro Network – Spanish, English, as well as a member of the Association canadienne des juristes-traducteurs/Canadian Association of Legal Translators, International Child Care (Canada) – board of directors, Ontario Bar Association and the American Bar Association.
Ms. Deliscar has been heavily involved in the community through her international mission work, as well as holding various positions locally, regionally, nationally and internationally within her church community. Ms. Deliscar has also hosted numerous free “Ask the Lawyer” Days in banks, churches, libraries, and other community organizations.