Legal English International

Language teacher

Irene Kiebert



Lawyer

EDUCATION

Certificate, Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language, 2007, University of California at Berkeley, Extension

Juris Doctor, 1982, University of California, Hastings College of Law, San Francisco, California

Bachelor of Arts, Social Sciences, 1968, University of California at Berkeley

                     (1968, attended Columbia University and Hunter College, New York, New York; credits applied to UC Berkeley degree)



PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

California State Bar, Member, No. 107472

Member of the Bar of the United States Supreme Court

European Legal English Teachers Association (EULETA)

International Bar Association (IBA)

International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL)

Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)



LEGAL ENGLISH TEACHING EXPERIENCE


Academy of European Law (ERA)-- Trier, Germany 2008, 2009, 2010, 2016 -- Legal English:  Writing in English*


Council of the European Union (Consilium) -- Brussels, Belgium 2014, 2018 -- oral and writing skills for legal advisers to the Council*


Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies, The Protection Project --Istanbul, Turkey 2014; University of Sydney Law School, Australia 2010; National University of Ireland Center for the Study of Human Rights, Galway, Ireland 2009 -- Human Rights English original curriculum, for international university professors *


JUC -- Copenhagen, Denmark 2013 -- Drafting Contracts / Writing in English*


JussBuss-- Geneva, Switzerland 2013-- volunteer coach for oral presentations by Norwegian NGO before ICESCR


Private Tutoring -- London, U.K., and California, 2007-2012 -- for lawyers, law students and business professionals from Austria, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, Spain 2007-2012


University of California at Berkeley 2012 -- Summer English Language Studies -- Berkeley, California, U.S.A. -- Introduction to Legal English and the U.S. Legal System


University of San Diego English Language Academy -- 2008 -- San Diego, California -- LLM Program Preparation: Introduction to Legal English



* In collaboration with Loquitur (www.loquitur.net)