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Greek Language Services


Panos Foscolos


25 years experience

► Native Greek speaker / writer

► BA in Greek Literature at the National Greek University of Athens (1958-60).

► Master’s Degree in Greek Literature at the same University (1960-63).

Awarded a Master’s Degree in Theology from Boston College, in USA (1967-70).

BA in French Literature at the Sorbonne University in Paris (1970-73).

Worked from 1974 to 1985 as Official Translator in the Greek Foreign Ministry and as Interpreter in Greek Courts for English and French-speaking clients.

Member, ATA, New York Circle of Translators.


Mount Kisco, New York

Tel.: 1 (914) 244-6269

fax: 914 206-3557

cell: 914 830-7317




Lefteris Kritikakis


12 years experience

Native Greek speaker / writer

BA Philosophy, University of Athens (Logic, Ethics)

CFP classes, The American College, Bryn Mawr, PA

Accounting & Business Law, Oakton College, Des Plaines, IL

Twelve years as an English-Greek, Greek-English Translator (technical, medical, legal, finance, EU laws & regulations, International law).

Six years as a Conference Interpreter (simultaneous), six years as a Federal Court Interpreter, more than 250 cases.

Six years as an escort interpreter for political officials and other groups in Chicago (Chicago Tour Guides Institute).

Five years in forensic analysis transcripts and translations, for private offices and government agencies in the U.S.

2000 Certified Insurance Translator/Interpreter, Berlitz Inst. (for Northwestern Mutual Life), IL.

One year as a regular columnist for the prestigious Greek scientific magazine "RAM" (Lambrakis Press).

Five years as the press representative in the U.S. for the Greek “Digital Medicine Institute” (

Seven years in the Greek financial markets, as an Insurance and Mutual Funds agent (Alico, Eurobank), and general insurance broker (General Accident), and three years as a Financial Representative of Northwestern Mutual Financial Network in Chicago, IL, NASD registered, Series 6, 63.

Member, ATA, CHICATA, National Association of Judiciary Interpreters & Translators, SFSP.


Chicago, IL

Tel: 847-296-2014

fax: 775-249-6528

cell: 847-508-7255




Diamantis Stefanakis

Attorney at Law

Legal terminology consultant

Iraklion, Greece, +30 697-260-6501



Van Gegas

Attorney at Law

Legal terminology consultant

Chicago, IL  312-593-2994


A few completed, client-approved projects…



John Deer, all the series tractors

Raytheon Aircraft Company, Flight Manuals for planes to Greece

MOBIL, translation of various OIL products sold in Greece

Glunz & Jensen, A/S Manuals

Caterpillar, equipment manuals

Scooptram, mining trucks manuals

Husky, molding machines manuals

Ford Motors, brochures, newsletters

Honda Motors, brochures, technical manuals

General Motors, warranties, equipment manuals

Exxon Mobil, oil products for engines

Exide Technologies, forklift manuals, newsletters, corporate memorandums

About 2,700 small and large projects, about 1,100,000 words




Harvard Medical, equipment manuals

Boston Scientific, equipment manuals

Arizant Corporation, heating blankets

Surgical Specialties Corporation, surgical equipment manuals

MedImmune – Immunomedics, clinical study voice prompts

Aptimax, surgical instrument trays

Misonix, surgical aspirators

Vigilex B.V., pharmaceutical products

Squibb Diagnostics, diagnostic equipment manuals

Johnson & Johnson Medical, Inc., medical products, pharmaceutical, cosmetics

DuPont,, chemicals, warranties

Phillips (direct client), voice prompts for defibrillators

ESPRIT: Randomized Intl’ Trial

NOVALTIS, Pharmaceutical products

► MAYO Clinic, brochures


COVANCE, IVRS voice prompts for clinical studies

BIO-RAD, instruction manuals

MEDTRONICS, equipment manuals

About 2,200 small and large projects, about 880,000 words




Legal documents for the FBI

Litigations, Lawsuits Holland and Knight, APS International Group

Renaissance Cruises litigation (entire project)

Theros Intl’ – Casino of Patra, litigation, memos, court interpretation.

Federal Court Interpretation (more than 350 cases in the Cook county courts).

Customs documents/regulations.

Brand name analysis.

Terminology consultation with Chicago and NY law offices.

Official translation team for more than 450 major legal cases during the last 5 years.




Goldman Sachs mutual funds prospectus

American Express mutual funds prospectus

MFS mutual funds prospectus

Janus funds, mutual funds prospectus

NewCo Ventures, memorandums

Fidelity, mutual funds prospectus

Hands-on experience: Lefteris Kritikakis was an Internationally Awarded Agent of Alico-Eurobank in Greece (7 years), Northwestern Mutual Financial Network in the U.S.A. (3 yrs). Licensed Series 6, 63 (NASD). Income taxation, Estate Planning, Insurance/Financial Planning (CFP series), the American College.

More than 1,200,000 words during the last 8 years, deep knowledge of Financial terms and of the differences between the U.S. and Greek financial legislation.



Vera Institute, translated the Official Police Guide for the interaction between police officers and civilians during the Olympic Games of 2004.

Numerous other confidential projects in Forensic Analysis, and EU legal and legislative affairs.