Park IP Translations Provides Critical Trial Support

New York, NY- Apr. 30, 2012- Park IP Translations has provided critical language support to the defense of Amir Hekmati in order to help overturn his death sentence. Amir Hekmati, a United States Marine charged with espionage on behalf of the CIA for the United States, was arrested last year while visiting his grandmother in Iran. Amir was forced by Iranian authorities to make a recorded public statement corroborating the charges and was subsequently sentenced to death. Park then assisted the defense, led by Ambassador Pierre-Richard Prosper of Arent Fox LLP, in the translation of court documents for the appeal of the sentence. In addition, Park translated public statements and declarations of Amir’s innocence into Farsi for Amir’s family. The result of the appeal was the vacating of Amir’s death sentence and the declaration of a retrial.

Park IP welcomes the opportunity to provide translation services to meaningful causes. Helping to break the barriers of communication in a very trying criminal case overseas is just one of the many ways that Park IP is helping the non-profit community. In addition to supporting the defense of Amir Hekmati in Iran, Park IP helps support many other causes such as Michael J.

Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research and the It Gets Better Project™.

Park IP looks forward to continuing to serve as the language solutions provider for the defense of Amir Hekmati as he awaits retrial in Iran. For more information on the case, please see the May 2012 issue of California Lawyer Magazine at the official website of California Lawyer.

Park IP Translations is a boutique language services company headquartered in New York City. With resources in over 100 languages, Park focuses on serving the legal services community through translation, interpretation, and consultancy services. To learn more about Park IP, please visit

Source: Park IP Translations Contact: Matt Sekac, 212-581-8870.


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