AmeriSpan's Spanish program offers lawyers, judges, law clerks and law students the opportunity to become fully immersed in the Spanish language while learning about the Spanish legal system.
With the number of Spanish-speakers in America increasing at a rapid rate, Spanish language skills have become vital to a practicing lawyer today. By learning or improving Spanish, lawyers will open themselves up to more clients and services. The benefits of speaking Spanish are obvious for a lawyer handling various day-to-day cases as well as those with specialties such as immigration and labor.
This Spanish for Law course includes 4 hrs/day of group Spanish classes to improve overall general speaking skills and 2 hrs/day of private classes focusing on vocabulary and phases commonly used in the legal practices. Private classes can be tailored to studentsí individual legal specialties and interests.
Barcelona, a city of 2 million, is literally bursting with art and culture. The colorful and intricate architecture created by the world famous Gaudi, the Gothic Neighborhood, and the pedestrian street Las Ramblas make this city a traveler and art lovers paradise. Known as Spain's second capital and host of the 1992 summer Olympics, Barcelona is a modern metropolis and cultural mecca. Located on the Mediterranean coast with mountains rising up behind it, Barcelona is the gateway from Spain to the rest of Europe. Both beach and ski resorts are within easy access.
From its dazzling beaches to its ancient castles, Spain is a country as diverse as the cultures which have influenced its art, architecture, music and lifestyle. It is a land where cathedrals and castles are interspersed with skyscrapers, where modern rock mixes with flamenco guitar, and night clubs compete with cozy "tapas" bars. Spain offers some of the world's most famous museums, resorts, and festivals, making it a unique and enchanting destination.
Who Is It For:
Lawyers, judges, court officials, clerks, and law students