Our Executive DirectorSteve Kahaner, the Executive Director of Juriscribe®, is an attorney with over 10 years of experience working in the corporate and international departments of major law firms in the United States and Europe. Mr. Kahaner has spent most of his career both translating and negotiating Spanish-language legal, financial and commercial documents, and has published numerous articles analyzing the laws of various Latin American countries and Spain.
Mr. Kahaner’s current and former bar association affiliations include the American Bar Association, the Association of Corporate Counsel, the International Bar Association, and the New York State Bar Association. He is also is a long-time member of the New York City Bar Association, having served on several committees thereof, including as chair of the Committee on Inter-American Affairs and a member of the Association’s Council on International Relations.
Mr. Kahaner has served as a member of the Board of Directors of several non-profit associations, including The Association of Language Companies, the Tufts Lawyers Association, and currently the Spain-U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
In the academic realm, Mr. Kahaner has served as a Subject Matter Expert for NYU’s Center for Foreign Languages and Translation, teaching Spanish-to-English Legal Translation (Online).
A graduate of Tufts University, Mr. Kahaner received his law degree from George Washington University Law School and a Diploma in Advanced International Legal Studies from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in Salzburg, Austria. He is licensed to practice in New York and Connecticut.