Course Description

Learn Spanish terms frequently used in bilingual professional legal situations. This short live online course is designed legal professionals who wish to improve their Spanish language skills with specialized vocabulary used in a law office, legal negotiations, and court proceedings.

Course Outline

Class 1: Legal words or phrases used in a law office

Class 2: Common legal terms or expressions used in negotiations

Class 3: Standard legal terms or expressions used in a court or administrative procedure


If you decide to pursue SMU CAPE's Spanish for Legal Professionals Certificate, the fee payment for this introductory course may be applied to the certificate program tuition.


  • Register early to secure your spot, using the CAPE student portal. Please be aware that insufficient enrollment may cause course cancellation.
  • If you need registration assistance or would like to enroll after online registration has closed, please call 214-768-2273 or write to smuthink@smu.edu.
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