Walter, Natalia C.

Natalia C. Walter is a linguist, a U.S.-base attorney and a Legal English teacher. She has fifteen years of experience in representing non-English speaking international clients in human trafficking, asylum and children’s protection cases. She has developed a variety of legal education programs for non-native speakers of English, including for children in immigration detention centers along the US-Mexico border. She has taught Legal English to lawyers and LLM students at Boston University and Southern Methodist University. Her students and her clients sometimes meet and teach each other. Natalia is interested in student-centered teaching, and teaching client-centered legal representation. Her latest article “Slavery in the Age of Obama: Human Trafficking Laws Still Fail U.S. Victims” was recently published in the 2009-2010 Immigration and Nationality Law Handbook.