Resources/Links: Consular, Trade and More

Consular, Trade & Professional Services

Françoise Aylmer, Honorary French Consul in Portland for Oregon. Consular business: 503.746.6779. Email: consulhonoraireoregon@gmail.com. Office: Alliance Française de Portland, 1425 SW 20th Ave., Suite 201, Portland, OR 97201-2485. Please note that honorary consul’s office’s authority is restricted to helping French persons (who come to pick up their passports) and to helping Americans and other nationalities with certification and notarization of documents such as wills. ALL other questions, including all issues regarding visas, must be handled directly by the Consulate of France in San Francisco. Meetings are by appointment only. Please call or email in advance to schedule.

Jack Cowan, Honorary Consul of France in Washington, Executive Director of French American Chamber Commerce of the Pacific Northwest; 2200 Alaskan Way, Suite 490; Seattle, WA 98121; telephone 206.443.4703; fax 206.448.4218; email consul@faccpnw.org (for Consular questions) or jack@faccpnw.org (for trade or FACC questions); www.faccpnw.org.

Approved/certified by the French Consulate in San Francisco

Doctor: Dr. Geoffrey L. Tyson, Edmonds Pain Management, Stevens Health Center, 21701 76th Ave W, Suite 203, Edmonds, WA 98026; telephone 360.606.1701 or 425.640.6976. He spends half his time in Vancouver, WA.

Translator:
ANDERSON Virginia – VERBIO, An Oregon Translation Company 921 SW Washington Street, Suite 264, PORTLAND, OR 97205 – Tel : (503) 914 1119 – Fax : (503) 575 9168- virginia@oregontranslation.com – www.oregontranslation.com. This company is a Member of the American Translators Association and Founder of the Associated Linguists of Oregon. They are a Preferred Organization member of the Alliance, offering a 10% discount to fellow AF members.

Lawyer: Matthew A.C. U’REN, M&L Legal, 2100 NE Broadway, Ste 309, Portland, OR 97232; telephone 971-271-8480; fax 888-806-6747; email matthewacuren@yahoo.fr; Droit commercial et civil, Droit du travail (y compris accidents de travail), Contentieux aux niveaux fédéré et fédéral. Langues pratiquées: français, espagnol.

Le Petit Débrouillard à Portland:

This is a French-language guide to Portland for newcomers, prepared by the Alliance of Portland in cooperation with the Consulate of France in San Francisco.

Other Professional & Trade Services

Psychologue: Dominique Marguerite Ph.D., French-speaking licensed psychologist; telephone 503.699.1664; www.dominiquemarguerite.net.

Notary: Pascale Steig – State of Oregon Notary Public, Notarization of signatures on French-language documents; FR-EN, EN-FR interpretation services and non-certified French to English translations. Contact PSteig@gmail.com, 503-318-3309, by appointment.

Additional Portland-based Translation Services (other than the accredited ones above)

  • Alliance staff is available for translation projects; pricing is $45/hour. Call our office at 503.223.8388.
  • For English to French, visit www.l2translations.com – member of the Northwest Translators and Interpreters Society.
  • For non-certified French to English translation, email local Portland contact Tammy Stotik at tammystotik@gmail.com.

Sport / PETANQUE:

Lake Oswego Pétanque Club invites new players. Complete info is at www.lakeoswegopetanque.com. Play is held every Monday starting at 4pm. Email info@lakeoswegopetanque.com.

In Westmoreland, the Portland Pétanque Club plays regularly. Complete info is at http://www.pdxpetanque.org/. That group is affiliated with the Fédération Pétanque USA (FPUSA). The FPUSA is in turn affiliated with the Fédération Internationale de Pétanque and Jeu Provençal (FIPJP) which oversees rules and regulations and sanctions international tournaments.

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