Carla Mathers

Institute on Legal Interpreting: Backstage Access for Sign Language Interpreters

Institute on Legal Interpreting: Backstage Access for Sign Language Interpreters

Is it possible to create a learning environment that effectively supports taking 220+ sign language interpreters on a guided exploration of their work, while offering real-world advice on how to enhance this work, and do it all in three days? … More

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Brandon Arthur Closes the Coverage of the 2014 Institute on Legal Interpreting

Brandon Arthur wraps up the StreetLeverage coverage of the 2014 Institute on Legal Interpreting held in Denver, Colorado.

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Carla Mathers Shares About the Work of Bringing the 2014 ILI to Life

Carla Mathers, Legal Program Director at the MARIE Center, sits down with StreetLeverage curator, Brandon Arthur, to share some insights about the work of bringing the 2014 ILI to life in Denver, Colorado.

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StreetLeverage Coverage of the 2014 Institute on Legal Interpreting

StreetLeverage Coverage of the 2014 Institute on Legal Interpreting

StreetLeverage is excited to announce its partnership with the MARIE Center to provide coverage of the 2014 Institute on Legal Interpreting (ILI) held in Denver, CO August 21-23, 2014. The 2014 ILI conference will give participants a unique opportunity to collectively … More

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ILI Keynote | Looking Out – Looking In – Reaching: The Role and Function of Critical Analysis

Description This Institute for Legal Interpreting (ILI) keynote presentation will highlight the role of Critical Analysis in the exploration of legal interpreting performance. A philosophical and theoretical schema for looking at a sign language interpreter’s work will be covered.  Discussion … More

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Perception Conflicts: The Role of Sign Language Interpreters in Court

Carla Mathers presented Perception Conflicts: The Role of Sign Language Interpreters in Court at StreetLeverage – Live 2014 | Austin. Her talk examined the perspective of court interpreters from the point of view of the court and the attorneys. You can … More

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Carla Mathers

Carla Mathers

Carla M. Mathers, Esquire, has practiced law since 1993.  She currently serves as General Counsel and Legal Program Manager for TCS Associates Interpreting.  Ms. Mathers teaches legal interpreting for the DOIT Center of the University of Northern Colorado, consults with … More

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Sign Language Interpreters: 5 Helpful Tips in Selecting an Attorney

Sign Language Interpreters: 5 Helpful Tips in Selecting an Attorney

One thing sign language interpreters should know when selecting an attorney is that one size generally does not fit all. There are many misconceptions about attorneys. The generic attitude that a good attorney is something akin to a pit bull … More

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How Practicing Sign Language Interpreters Protect Against Legal Liability

How Practicing Sign Language Interpreters Protect Against Legal Liability

As we have seen from the discussion of whether sign language interpreters are complicit in the statutory bargain with the devil, interpreters are in a practice profession in which trust, reliability and heart are important attributes. While these characteristics might … More

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