• Legal English Training Program 10-weeks

    September 22 2008, 19:00 - 19:00
    Location: The American Chamber of Commerce France, 156 blvd Haussmann, 75008

    Legal English Training Program
    In preparation for the International Legal English Certificate (ILEC) developed by Cambridge University
    10 Weeks Beginning in September

    Legal Lingua, in conjunction with The American Chamber of Commerce’s Training and Education Task Force*, announce the launch of the Legal English Training Program for avocats, juristes, legal staff and students in preparation for the International Legal English Certificate (ILEC) developed by Cambridge University.  The training program is designed to improve the legal English skills of non-native English speaking legal professionals who work in an international environment. There is no requirement to take the ILEC examination. Membership in AmCham is NOT required. ILEC is recognized by leading associations of lawyers including the European Company Lawyers Association (ECLA), the European Law Students Association, the International Association of Young Lawyers, and the European Young Bar Association. ECLA is a corporate client of Legal Lingua, LLC. For more information about ILEC please visit

    WHEN:  Every Monday evening beginning on September 8, 2008 from 19h-21h. 

    WHERE:  American Chamber of Commerce in France, 156 boulevard Haussmann, 75008 Paris, France

    DURATION:  10 Weeks

    REQUIRED ENGLISH LEVEL: Intermediate or above 

    CLASS SIZE: Limited to 15 people to ensure maximum participation

    COST: 85 EUR per class or 765 EUR (a 10% discount) for the entire10 week series . Plus the cost of the ILEC book. 

    TO REGISTER: Email

    Stephanie Schantz is an American lawyer and director of Legal Lingua. With over 10 years experience as a corporate attorney in private practice, Ms. Schantz also worked as a legislative aide for a Wisconsin State Senator. She received her Juris Doctorate (JD) from the University of Wisconsin Law School and a Bachelors Degree (BA) in government from Franklin and Marshall College.  Additionally, she studied at L’ Insitut des Etudes Politiques and La Sorbonne in Paris, France.  Inspired by her love for France, Stephanie boldly moved to Paris in 2004 and transitioned into academia.  She was a lecturer at the University of Paris II (Pantheon-Assas) and at  ESC-Dijon.

    *The American Chamber of Commerce in France is non-profit organization registered in France and the United States with over 350 members whose goal is to improve and broaden the trade and investment relationship between France and the United States.  For more information about AmCham please visit

    Subject to approval from the various jurisdictions, the courses will provide continuing legal education credit in France, California and New York.

    TO REGISTER: Email