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Online Legal Research Assistants & Legal Secretaries

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Post your legal research project on oDesk and find professional legal researchers who can search through relevant sources of law, legislation and legal documentation to support your court case. These experienced assistants can search for patents and trademarks among legal research websites and databases; provide you with a different legal research methodology or law practice management software; and gather information about your case, from product history and origins to medical tests and sales statistics. You will also find intellectual property experts who can perform competitive research and determine whether patent, trademark, or copyright infringement has been committed against your company or website.

Legal research refers to the task of finding and gathering information necessary to support a legal case. On oDesk, the world’s largest online workplace, lawyers and law firms hire talented legal researchers and assistants — who may have professional experience in corporate law, criminal law or patent law — to conduct thorough legal research about workplace policies, consumer rights, or specific regulations. They can also draft legal documents, write detailed reports, or prepare presentations — including case studies, statutes, law reviews, or reviewing ethic and moral aspects of a subject.

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Legal Research Job Cost Overview

Typical total cost of oDesk Legal Research projects based on completed and fixed-price jobs.

oDesk Legal Research Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 123 Legal Research projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

123

Time to Complete oDesk Legal Research Jobs

Time needed to complete a Legal Research project on oDesk.

Average Legal Research Freelancer Feedback Score

Legal Research oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.67.

4.67

Last updated: February 1, 2015

  • Business Analyst/Project Manager

    I'm a full stack hustler with a multidisciplinary skill set. I hold degrees in business, law and technology. For the past 3,5 years I've worked at Morgan Stanley on a 4-million dollar IT project both as a … more

    I'm a full stack hustler with a multidisciplinary skill set. I hold degrees in business, law and technology. For the past 3,5 years I've worked at Morgan Stanley on a 4-million dollar IT project both as a business analyst and a project coordinator. Furthermore in the past year I have been involved in setting up Brickflow.com, an IT startup company which performs hashtag-based content aggregation from social networking websites. During this period I have developed my project management and leadership skills both in a multinational large corporation and a small startup environment. I will bring important skills to any position, including: • time management and strong organizational skills • stakeholder management • effective communication skills • leadership skills I'm flexible in working from remote locations from different time zones.  less

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    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 253 HOURS
    • NETHERLANDS
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 1 TEST
  • Freelance Writer

    I recently graduated from Vermont Law School with a Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, and Master's of Environmental Law & Policy. I also have a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Environmental Science from Miami University. I am a published … more

    I recently graduated from Vermont Law School with a Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, and Master's of Environmental Law & Policy. I also have a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Environmental Science from Miami University. I am a published student author in the legal field and I have two years of experience editing legal scholarship, selecting articles for publication, and managing a small team of editors as a production coordinator. Additionally, I have experience writing and editing legal court documents. In the non-legal field, I have one year of experience writing website content for buying guides used in the U.S., U.K., and Australian eBay markets. I am looking for freelance writing work while transitioning from graduate school to the public interest law field. My hourly rate is negotiable.  less

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    • $27.78 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 0 TESTS
  • Trusted & Certified Legal Consultant and Service Provider

    An award-winning lawyer, I provide all types of offshore solutions ranging from high-end such as legal research, legal memo to that of Admin Support. I provide quality legal solutions and have expertise in the legal works of India, U.S … more

    An award-winning lawyer, I provide all types of offshore solutions ranging from high-end such as legal research, legal memo to that of Admin Support. I provide quality legal solutions and have expertise in the legal works of India, U.S, U.K, Australia, Canada and other countries. My services are of High quality with cost effectiveness and timely delivery. Specializations : - Contract law - Drafting & Reviewing of contract and execution - Business law - Corporate law - Legal documents for website - Litigation Support - Case management - Criminal law - Intellectual property law - Civil law - Real Estate law - Family law - Matrimonial law (Divorce & Adoption deed) - Case summary (Summary disposal of suites) - Information technology - communications law - private international law (conflict of laws) I have performed legal services for law firms and prose clients by assisting them in drafting motions, answer to summons, notices, legal briefs, petitions and other documents.I am easily accessible at all times and to the convenience and satisfaction of clients. "Quality and timely delivery of work is guaranteed"  less

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    • $22.22 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 2 HOURS
    • INDIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 4 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Freelance writer/Copywriter

    Independent, goal-oriented, organized and globally competent, I am a fourth year law student with a mastery of both the written and oral language of Filipino and English. At a very young age, I found fun in writing and I used … more

    Independent, goal-oriented, organized and globally competent, I am a fourth year law student with a mastery of both the written and oral language of Filipino and English. At a very young age, I found fun in writing and I used to write poems, short stories and even tried writing and composing songs. During my high school and college years, I very much enjoyed writing reflection/reaction papers, research papers and even answering essays for exams. Before entering law school, I worked for a credit card company as a customer service representative. Thereafter, I also worked for a few months as a legal assistant for another company. In the latter, I experienced attending board meetings and writing the minutes thereof. I was also able to scan, edit and proof read various legal contracts and file/register different legal documents in the respective government offices. In law school, I have been trained to approach issues and find corresponding solutions and/or conclusions in a direct and concise way. We were made to read full texts of the Supreme Court decisions and summarize and simplify them in a way that a lay man would understand. I am glad to be able to apply such a skill in many aspects of life, not only when I concern myself with legal matters. I am a determined fast learner and an efficient worker when I put my heart and mind into things. I am patient and am open to any and all opportunities that come my way. I am eager to help and make use of my gifts and talents whenever and however I can. I am willing to be hired as proof reader, researcher, legal researcher/writer, web content writer, article writer, blog writer and/or typist.  less

    blog-writing internet-research article-writing creative-writing editorial-writing technical-writing copywriting legal-writing essay-writing research-papers report-writing editing proofreading legal-research lyrics-writing 00 more less
    • $5.56 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 3 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 5 TESTS
  • Lawyer & Legal Consultant

    [![best freelance writers ][1]][2] # ![][3]![][4]![][5]![][6]I am a Senior Associate in a firm based in Makati. I practice corporate law, litigation & government contracts. Active practice of law complements my odesk tasks as I am able to … more

    [![best freelance writers ][1]][2] # ![][3]![][4]![][5]![][6]I am a Senior Associate in a firm based in Makati. I practice corporate law, litigation & government contracts. Active practice of law complements my odesk tasks as I am able to continuously hone my skills. I have been working on odesk since May 2008 and have, since then, been engaged by buyers who have been satisfied with my work quality and turn-around time and were kind enough to leave me positive feedback scores. Feel free to go over my profile to help you decide if I would be a good candidate for your legal requirements. When hiring an odesk lawyer, it might interest you to know that Philippine lawyers are post-graduates who passed bar exams patterned after the California & NY bar. Only about 20% pass the bar each year. Philippine law is also patterened after US & Spanish laws . We apply both common & civil law concepts & our legal language is English. Our method of instruction & practice, therefore, make us ideal candidates for the preparation of int'l standard legal documents. For indiv odesk buyers or start-up co's., I perform tasks on my own & work closely with them, paying particular attention to their budgets and deadlines. I also have an odesk provider co , Virtual Legal Services Group, which was created to cater to law firms abroad. VLSG is composed of RP lawyers from top schools, i.e., Ateneo & UP - schools which have produced the highest number of bar passers and top notchers in RP history. For firms based abroad looking into outsourcing workload, VLSG is poised to be of assistance. Thank you for taking the time to view my profile. Good luck in your business. [1]: http://www.odesk.com/community/system/files/writers_square.jpg [2]: http://www.odesk.com/community/oconomy/best_freelance_writers/?utm=top_providers_widget [3]: file:///C:/DOCUME%7E1/TETTAD%7E1/LOCALS%7E1/Temp/moz-screenshot.jpg [4]: file:///C:/DOCUME%7E1/TETTAD%7E1/LOCALS%7E1/Temp/moz-screenshot-1.jpg [5]: file:///C:/DOCUME%7E1/TETTAD%7E1/LOCALS%7E1/Temp/moz-screenshot-2.jpg [6]: file:///C:/DOCUME%7E1/TETTAD%7E1/LOCALS%7E1/Temp/moz-screenshot-3.jpg  less

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    • $25.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 905 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
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  • Transcription, IT Support, Administrative Work

    With 20 years experience in IT Administration, Legal Administrative Support and Transcription, and Medical Transcription and Office Management, I am experienced, dedicated, and detail-oriented. I now have a career working from home as it best fits my lifestyle, and will … more

    With 20 years experience in IT Administration, Legal Administrative Support and Transcription, and Medical Transcription and Office Management, I am experienced, dedicated, and detail-oriented. I now have a career working from home as it best fits my lifestyle, and will deliver very high quality work in a short period of time. You will not be disappointed in the value that you get when using me for all of your administrative needs.  less

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    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 17 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 10 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Techinical and Customer Service Oriented

    In each job from a front liner to a supervisor, I learned different ways how to handle responsibilities efficiently. I am not contended with just achieving the goal, I always go an extra mile. I am seeking a secured job that would not only enhance my knowledge and creativity, but also sustain my needs.

    human-resource-management legal-research technical-support technical-writing inbound-marketing sales internet-research computer-assembly 00 more less
    • $3.33 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Legal Researcher / Paralegal / Legal Assistant / Legal Writer

    In my recent employment I served as a legal researcher/paralegal to managing partner in busy litigation practice. During my employment, I handled heavy case load and assist in all aspect of litigation lifecycle from inception through appeal of cases … more

    In my recent employment I served as a legal researcher/paralegal to managing partner in busy litigation practice. During my employment, I handled heavy case load and assist in all aspect of litigation lifecycle from inception through appeal of cases pending before the Courts, Tribunals, and quasi-judicial bodies and agencies and research on the matter at hand. By reason of my experiences, I have developed my skills in preparing commercial and/or business documents including Contracts, Board Resolutions, Articles of Incorporation, Constitution and By-Laws, Power of Attorney and other legal documents and correspondence. Likewise, I was able to prepare legal documents including Pleadings, Petitions, Motions, Affidavits, and Memoranda of Law to be filed before the courts, and quasi-judicial bodies and agencies.  less

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    • $8.63 HOURLY RATE
    • NO FEEDBACK GIVEN
    • 0 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
  • Policy Analyst, Management Consultant, and Expert Researcher

    CORE COMPETENCIES • Highly skilled in policy analysis, drafting articles and memoranda, and open source research; • Considered a “rock star researcher” by former clients; EXPERIENCE • Over 9 years as a researcher, strategic planner, and marketing and management consultant for a small … more

    CORE COMPETENCIES • Highly skilled in policy analysis, drafting articles and memoranda, and open source research; • Considered a “rock star researcher” by former clients; EXPERIENCE • Over 9 years as a researcher, strategic planner, and marketing and management consultant for a small, privately held accounting firm; • 2 years in the public sector as an analyst and researcher for the White House, the U.S. Department of State (Headquarters), the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, and the U.S. Navy; • 3 years as an international legal and business English instructor, and as financial English textbook co-author; • 2 years as a teaching and research assistant for two graduate-level policy courses (macroeconomics, and trade/globalization/business); SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTISE: • Functional areas: foreign affairs; macroeconomic analysis; microeconomic analysis; trade; foreign direct investment; security; financial management; performance management; political affairs; public policy; business; small and medium enterprises; privatization; infrastructure; aviation; travel; hospitality; athletics; et al; • Regional areas: Russia; Europe; Eurasia; South and Central Asia; Middle East; North Africa; Sub-Saharan Africa; China; South America; and North America.  less

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    • $44.44 HOURLY RATE
    • NO FEEDBACK GIVEN
    • 0 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
  • CSR Adviser, Writer, Social Impact and Legal Researcher

    Having recently completed my Masters degree, I have been keen on looking for different opportunities. I would love to work with an organization that I can grow with, learn from and in turn, contribute to. As an experienced program manager … more

    Having recently completed my Masters degree, I have been keen on looking for different opportunities. I would love to work with an organization that I can grow with, learn from and in turn, contribute to. As an experienced program manager for corporate responsibility and community development, I also enjoy research and feel that my real calling is in writing - I was potentially a writer in a past life. :) With a gift for the gab and a love of talking in general, I have also been a trainer and am reasonably adept at developing training programs and helping with public speaking and presentations. So if there are any like minded folks out there who would like to work with a cheerful and energetic individual (i.e. moi), we could have a chat and explore the possibilities.  less

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    • $33.33 HOURLY RATE
    • NO FEEDBACK GIVEN
    • 0 HOURS
    • MALAYSIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
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