Telephonic interpreting can help you retain more clients.
Let’s say you need to communicate with a client who speaks another language, but you don’t have access to a legal interpreter. You don’t need to give a referral — you need telephonic interpreting services.
Legal Language Services offers telephonic interpreting for legal professionals. By using telephonic interpreting services, you can be connected to more than 5,000 interpreters around the world.
With one toll-free call, you can reach a professional legal interpreter 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year — often in only seconds.
Telephonic Interpreting Advantages
Telephonic interpreting is ideal for legal professionals who find themselves in situations that don’t allow for in-person, face-to-face interpreters.
Telephonic interpreting can do more than come in handy — it may help you find new business.
For example, a French-speaking individual may be seeking legal help, but if no one in the office can communicate with him, using telephonic interpreting services is a great way to assess his needs — and turn a potential client into an actual client.
Because communication often involves visual or other nonverbal cues, it’s best to have a live interpreter at your proceeding. What’s more, some legal proceedings may call for an interpreter on the premises to comply with certification laws or other procedural requirements.
Of course, Legal Language provides legal interpreting for venues in the United States as well as legal interpreting internationally.
However, when distance, time or cost prohibits the use of in-person interpreting, telephonic interpreting may be the next best option for legal events such as arbitrations — though due to the highly sensitive and critical nature of these types of legal proceedings, over-the-phone interpreting should only be used under emergency circumstances.
Telephonic Interpreting: How to Use It
While Legal Language has offered telephonic interpreting for years, we’ve recently enhanced our services to give legal professionals a better, faster way to communicate with their clients.
To reach an interpreter by phone, call us toll-free at 1-800-788-0450 to be registered for telephonic interpreting services. You’ll get a PIN and a toll-free number to call each time you need an interpreter.
Once you call the number and give your PIN to the call coordinator, he or she will connect you to an experienced legal interpreter in one of 200+ languages and dialects. Depending on your language needs, you may be connected with an interpreter in as little as 15 seconds.
If you are not sure which language your client or witness speaks, that’s okay. When you call, let the call coordinator know. Coordinators are specially trained to identify different languages and dialects.
Conversely, you can save time and make room in your busy schedule by pre-arranging an interpreting call. Simply call us at 1-800-788-0450 and let us know the language you’ll need a legal interpreter for, along with the date and time of your meeting. We’ll have an interpreter ready for you at your scheduled time — whenever that may be.
Pay Only for What You Use
There are no monthly fees attached to on-demand telephonic interpreting with Legal Language Services, and telephonic interpreting is charged per-minute.
Be ready for last-minute situations — contact us to take advantage of Legal Language’s enhanced telephonic interpreting services.