Working languages:
Russian to English
English (monolingual)

Deborah Hoffman
also an attorney with AML background

Local time: 21:37 EDT (GMT-4)

Native in: English 
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Subtitling
Specializes in:
Business/Commerce (general)History
InsuranceLaw: Contract(s)
Law: Patents, Trademarks, CopyrightLaw (general)
Poetry & LiteratureReal Estate
Law: Taxation & Customs

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 590, Questions answered: 409, Questions asked: 984
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Translation education Master's degree - Kent State University
Experience Years of experience: 15. Registered at Nov 2002. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Russian to English (Kent State University)
Russian to English (Indiana University)
Memberships American Literary Translators Associatio
Software Catalyst, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
CV/Resume CV available upon request
M.A. in Russian Translation, Kent State University
B.A. and Russian Diploma (Ninth Level), Indiana University
Semester Diploma, Thorez Institute, Moscow

Book-length translations:
The Littlest Enemies, Slavica 2009
Children of the Gulag (narratives), Yale University Press 2010
Byzantine Missionaries, Institut français d'études byzantines (forthcoming)

NEA Translation Grant, 2011
ALTA Fellow, 2007
PEN Translation Grant, 2005

Selected Reference Library:
Andrianov, S.N. Anglo-russkii iuridicheskii slovar'
Babkin, A.M. Slovar' inoiazychnykh vyrazhenii i slov
Benson, Morton. Russian-English Dictionary of Verbal Collocations
Borras, F.M. Russian Syntax
Butler, William E. Russian-English Legal Dictionary
Butler, William E. Russian Legal Texts
Felitsyna, V.P. Russkie poslovitsy, pogovorki i krylatye vyrazheniia
Gvozdev, A.N. Sovremennyi russkii literaturnyi iazyk
Kallekhem, L.I. Khimiko-politekhnicheskii slovar'
Komandin, G.A. Anglo-russkii iuridicheskii slovar'
Kruglov, Iu.G. Russkie narodnye zagadki, poslovitsy, pogovorki
Kuz'min, Iu.A. Kratkii anglo-russkii tekhnicheskii slovar'
Kuznetsov, V.V. Russko-angliiskii slovar' nauchno-tekhnicheskoi leksiki
Lopatin, V.V. Orfograficheskii slovar' russkogo iazyka
Mednikova, E.M. Anglo-russkii slovar' glagol'nykh slovosochetanii
Mokienko, V.M. Tolkovyi slovar' iazyka Sovdepii
Saunders, Robert Historical Dictionary of the Russian Federation
Shakhnazarova, V.S. Anglo-russkii diplomaticheskii slovar'
Shlyakov, Vladimir. Russian Slang and Colloquial Expressions
Vernadsky, George. Dictionary of Russian Historical Terms
Vitek, Alexander J. Russian-English Idiom Dictionary

CV and rates available upon request
This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 600
PRO-level pts: 590

Top languages (PRO)
Russian to English403
English to Russian155
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Law (general)103
Law: Contract(s)80
Poetry & Literature44
Finance (general)26
Construction / Civil Engineering23
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters23
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Keywords: agreement, business, certificate, code, complaint, contract, corporate, insurance, coverage, creative non-fiction, deposition, human rights, immigration, law, lawsuit, legal, literature, litigation, memoirs, negotiation, pleadings, prose, regulation, securities, statute, testimony, treaty

Profile last updated
Jun 24, 2019

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