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Michael G. Lindner, B.A., J.D.
Born: New York, USA. Admitted to the Connecticut Bar and the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut. Practiced law in a private law firm in the area of civil litigation. Founded TransLegal, 1989.
Translator authorised by the Swedish Legal, Financial and Administrative Services Agency.
LANGUAGES: ENGLISH, SWEDISH
Bill Harrison, Solicitor (Hons.), M.A. (Oxon)
Born: UK. Received his legal education at Worcester College, Oxford. Admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court in 1978. Practised commercial law in the City of London and Manchester before opening his own practice. For some years Managing Director of a hotel and catering company in the UK.
LANGUAGES: ENGLISH, SPANISH
Howard S. Sussman, A.B. Princeton, LL.B. Columbia
Born: New York, NY (USA). Admitted to the New York, Texas (inactive) and Vermont Bars, and to the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States and various other federal courts. Visiting Scholar in Residence, University of Stockholm 1962-63. Thereafter practiced in a leading New York law firm, was an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York and then an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Houston, Texas, after which he returned to New York to practice in his own firms there, with a focus on business issues, dispute resolution, and white collar criminal defense, and remains in practice in New York and in Vermont.
Languages: ENGLISH, SWEDISH
William Yeago, B.A., J.D., LL.M.
Born: North Carolina, USA. Received his education at Duke University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Sophia University in Tokyo, the Sorbonne in Paris and is a certified English teacher (ESL/EFL) by the California State Board of Education and the Royal Society of Arts (RSA). Studied law at the University of California – San Francisco, Oxford University (Magdalen college), and the University of Paris II (Assas-Panthéon). Admitted to the State Bar Association of California, the United States Federal Court for the Northern District of California, the California Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Practiced 10 years in appellate law in the areas of Corporate and Commercial law. Currently an Adjunct Professor of Foreign Law and Languages at the University of Paris II (Panthéon-Assas), the University of Paris I (Sorbonne) and Head Lecturer and Bar Examiner at the Paris Bar Association Legal Training Centre (EFB). Contributor to the Cambridge University Press book “International Legal English” and advisor for the University of Cambridge ESOL “International Legal English Certificate” (ILEC) examination.
LANGUAGES: ENGLISH, FRENCH