Authors

Benjawan Poomsan Becker

Benjawan Poomsan BeckerBenjawan Poomsan Becker is a renowned Thai and Lao translator and interpreter in the U.S. with the company Thai & Lao Language Services that she founded in 1996. As a registered court interpreter, she has worked with the Judicial Council of California for over ten years. Benjawan has written more than a dozen books for foreigners to learn the Thai and Lao languages. She has translated hundreds of legal documents from English to Thai and Thai to English. Benjawan splits her time during the year between Northern California and Bangkok, Thailand.

 

Roengsak Thongkaew

Roengsak ThongkaewRoengsak Thongkaew is well known in Northeastern Thailand as a trial lawyer for the local people. He graduated from the Department of Law at Ramkhamhaeng University. While at the University he was on the review committee of the debate team and the president of many clubs. Before starting his own law firm, he worked in Bangkok for three years for a law firm specializing in assisting foreigners. He also had his own call-in radio show for people to ask legal questions. Roengsak is now the President of the Lawyers' Council of Yasothon Province which provides free legal advice.