Suzanne Deliscar

Suzanne Deliscar
FIRM:
Deliscar Professional Corporation
POSITION:
Lawyer-Linguist
AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Civil Litigation, Estates & Wills & Trusts, Family, Legal Translation
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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.

Suzanne Deliscar Posts

Official Languages Act review a good first step: Deliscar

The federal government’s review of the Official Languages Act is a welcome development, says Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar . Read more

Increased court demand for 'minority language' interpreters

As the influx of people who speak “minority languages” increases, so will the demand on Canadian immigration courts to provide interpreters, says Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar . Read more

Deliscar presents series on English, French, Spanish legal terminology

Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar and eCPD is presenting Know Your Legal Terms in English, French, and Spanish a 10-part series of webinars on English, French and Spanish terminology used in North American legal systems Read more

Supreme Court decision a boost for language rights

A Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) decision shows how more judges are recognizing the importance of language rights, Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar tells AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Deliscar to discuss family law at Ask the Lawyer event

Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar will present a free ‘Ask the Lawyer’ day program in Spanish on Feb. 14 at the Catholic Crosscultural Services discussing family law in Ontario. Read more

Webinar to focus on abstracting contracts in French

On Feb. 12 at 1 p.m., Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar will present an in-depth webinar on abstracting contracts in French. Read more

Webinar to explore top estate law cases of 2018

On Feb. 7 at 1 p.m., Suzanne Deliscar , founder of Deliscar Professional Corporation , in co-operation with ezCPD.ca , will present a webinar entitled Top Estate Law Cases from 2018 . This one-hour course will look at key legal decisions that affect estate law cases. Course materials will include live links to the cases to be discussed. Read more

Language rights for elderly Ontarians a growing issue

The availability of legal services in languages other than English could become a growing issue as Ontario’s population continues to age, Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar tells AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Webinar series covers elements of Canadian court system for translators and interpreters

Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar will share her insights in a two-part webinar series intended for both intermediate and experienced legal translators and interpreters who want to broaden their client base and learn about the Canadian court system. Read more

No new wills after testamentary capacity lost

Family members create problems for themselves when they encourage a person to sign a new will after they’ve lost testamentary capacity, Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar tells AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Webinar series explores language of legal correspondence, contracts

Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar will share her insights on the language of legal correspondence and contracts with linguists via two webinar programs. Read more

No way around French Charter for businesses operating in Quebec

Businesses that want to operate in Quebec must abide by the province’s Charter of the French Language , Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar tells AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Peel Region 'Ask the Lawyer' events to discuss wills, powers of attorney

In conjunction with Make-a-Will Month , Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar is offering free ‘Ask the Lawyer’ day programs during the month of November to explore wills and powers of attorney. Read more

Deliscar registers as a notary public with more consulates to assist Spanish and French-speaking clients

Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar is now registered as a lawyer and notary public with 26 Consulates for Spanish and French-speaking clients. Read more

Brampton 'Ask the Lawyer' event to discuss wills, powers of attorney

Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar will present a free ‘Ask the Lawyer’ day program to explore wills and powers of attorney in Ontario. Read more