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    Milan Language Services is a boutique language services and consulting firm, offering an array of solutions in Portuguese, Spanish, and English.

  • About Us

    Milan Language Services is owned and operated by John M. Milan, an ATA certified translator, economist, consultant, editor, writer, and frequent lecturer on the business and economics of the language service industry. He is supported by an elite team of highly skilled professionals who offer services in the United States, Canada, and most Portuguese- and Spanish-speaking countries. The firm's clientele includes major banks, international law firms, multilateral organizations, high-tech businesses, universities, and a wide range of governmental agencies.


    Mr. Milan is a former adjunct professor of economics, with more than 25 years of experience in multiple countries, including over a decade in South America. He has consulted, advised, translated, and interpreted for businesses throughout the Americas, Africa, and Europe.

    Specialties include: economics, finance, banking, corporate law, contracts, labor issues, data gathering, market studies, international trade/treaties, management consulting, strategic planning, education, and cost/benefit analysis.

  • Solutions | Pricing

    Language Services:

    Translation, editing, proofreading, and professional writing in Portuguese, Spanish, and English. Cultural context coaching; selecting/using the latest language technology; and optimizing multi-country communications.


    Consulting Services:

    Multilingual data gathering, news roundups from Portuguese- and Spanish-speaking countries, general country studies, market analyses, pricing (exchange rates) reviews, economic/political scenarios, strategic planning, and cost/benefit analysis.


    Pricing is typically per project/assignment, though hourly and per-word solutions are available, along with long-term service agreements. Payment is accepted across a variety of digital payment services. Contact us for more information and/or request your quote below.

  • ATA is the world's largest professional association of translators and interpreters. Mr. Milan has been an active, certified member since 2005. He lectures at conferences and has produced webinars for its members. He is currently Chair of the ATA Finance and Audit Committee, in addition to serving as Treasurer on the Board of Directors.

    CATI is an ATA regional chapter, dedicated to promoting the interests of translators and interpreters in North and South Carolina. Mr. Milan served on the Board of Directors for eight years, including four years as President. He remains actively involved in the association.

    Mr. Milan was a Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellow, Teaching Assistant, and member of the Honor Society at The Ohio State University, while earning an M.Sc. in Microeconomics and specializing in Portuguese translation.

  • Assignments Worldwide


    Milan Language Services works with clients in the United States, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Spain, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, Angola, Mozambique, and Macau. Assignments range from arbitration, financial statements, multimedia advertisements, and criminal prosecutions, to country studies, labor disputes, cost/benefit analyses, year-end reports, environmental impact assessments, multilateral treaties, articles of incorporation, investor prospectuses, business plans, marketing materials, websites, collective bargaining agreements, journal articles, corporate correspondence, press releases, employment contracts, educational documents, non-disclosure agreements, insurance, employee surveys, meeting minutes, and many more.

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