Florence Cols is a legal design expert at Droits Quotidiens since almost 10 years. Droits Quotidiens works for making law understandable and accessible for all by : (1) explaining rights and obligations in plain language; (2) creating visuals; and (3) helping professionals to rewrite their legal documents.
Vera Gergely is a plain language consultant, who offers editing and training services to various companies and organizations. She introduced plain language to Hungary and wrote the first comprehensive Hungarian guide to plain language. She is a Board Member of PLAIN and the Hungarian representative of Clarity.
Lili Krámer is a sociologist-criminologist at the Hungarian Helsinki Committee (HHC), a human rights NGO. She coordinates HHC’s project for promoting the use of plain language by criminal justice actors (judges, lawyers and police), in order to make the criminal procedure more accessible to people without a legal background.
Joana is a Clarity Maker at Claro and a freelance consultant for the Portuguese Ministry of Justice. With a background in Law and Journalism, she is passionate about ensuring that everyone has equal access to information and is able to understand it, to reduce the gap between the privileged and those who struggle. Since 2013, […]
Cheryl Stephens, Plain Language Wizardry Online Trainer, Editor, Writing Coach firstname.lastname@example.org 604-739-6884 Vancouver, Canada CherylStephens.com @CherylStephens ca.linkedin.com/in/plainlanguage/
Maria Mindlin is CEO of Transcend, a company that provides plain language and translation services to courts and agencies in the U.S. She also teaches and trains others in the legal sector so they can learn more about readability and user testing. Maria’s work integrates today’s technologies with plain language, accessibility, and design.
Mark Biss is a process analyst / technical writer in Melbourne, Australia. He has 20 years’ experience remediating documentation in different industries. Mark combines process logic with plain language to minimise the “cost of confusion”. Mark has an MBA (Monash University), Graduate Certificate in Linguistics (Open University) and Six Sigma certification.
Robert Eagleson has been involved in ground- breaking plain English work in Australia. He contributed extensively to the first plain English legal document (a car insurance policy) in 1976. As commissioner in charge of the plain English reference to the Victorian Law Reform Commission, he demonstrated that even complex legislation could be written in plain […]
Karen Schriver KSA Communication Design & Research (USA) Dr. Schriver is President of KSA Communication Design & Research, a consultancy focused on making complex information clear, compelling, and usable. She applies research on information design, plain language, and cognitive science to design everyday communications. Her book, Dynamics in Document Design: Creating Texts for Readers—in its 9th […]
Lynda Harris Write Ltd (NZ) Lynda@write.co.nz Lynda is founder of Write Limited, New Zealand’s leading plain English communications company. Write’s main focus is helping government, commercial, and professional organiza- tions get more value from their daily investment in business communication. Lynda established the WriteMark, New Zealand’s document quality mark, and is the author of Rewrite […]