I have over 28 years experience working as a consultant for attorneys. In that role, I have been responsible for legal research, case analysis, case management, pre-trial, all aspects of discovery, litigation (jury and bench trials), preparing state and federal trial court pleadings as well as briefs in state and federal appellate courts. I have experience in all areas of the law. I prefer civil law, however, I have extensive experience in criminal law. I taught legal research and writing for 3 years as part of a college level paralegal certification course. I have strong English skills and I am CELTA trained to teach English. My native language is English. I also speak Russian (ILR Level 2 +2), Spanish (ILR Level 1 +2), Ukrainian (ILR Level 1), Dutch (ILR Level 1), German (ILR Level 1), and French (ILR Level 1). I have over 35 years experience as a photographer and 10 years experience as a photojournalist.
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With above 150+ ODesk Contracts and 4+ years experience in the field of Intellectual Properties (IPs), Have experience of assisting clients from different parts of the world. In the past years, I have got the opportunity to work with Patent attorneys and Agents from various countries so have developed a sound knowledge on the process involved, and working business relationship with them. I have been assisting individual inventors, start-up companies seeking IP services in terms of: 1. Coordination of invention disclosures with the inventors such as to execute various prior Art patent searches. 2. Provide Utility patent support services: Drafting of provisional and Non Provisional Patent Applications based on the technical inputs from the inventors.. 3. Provide International/PCT patent support services 4. Assistance in drafting office action responses by interacting with the inventors.. 5. Assistance in preparing Patent Drawings 6. Provide Design patent support services 7. Trademark services Domain Expertise: Electronics, computers, wireless technology, Electro- mechanical, web technology, including non technical domain. Have handled number of prior art searches from diversified technologies. Look forward to receiving your instructions and to assisting you. Assuring you of best attention and service
Valerie S. Agency Contractor
I am an experienced admin and legal assistant. I have been in the legal field for over 20 years. I have worked as a litigation paralegal, real estate paralegal, as well as a Deputy Clerk. I have excellent computer skills and posses an IT degree. Your project is of utmost importance to me. I have a home office with dedicated phone and fax numbers. I also have Microsoft Office 2010, as well as the Adobe Creative Suite, including Acrobat. I am available as little or as much as you like. My work ethic and attention to detail is unparalleled. I do have references should you require them. I have extensive experience as a paralegal. I have handled a case load of over 100 cases at a time. I am efficient and understand the confidential nature of the legal field. I am proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite, the Adobe Creative Suite, Clio, Needles, and SoftPro, as well as other software. I am technically savvy and use that to my advantage by creating processes that make me more efficient and accurate. My experience ranges from real estate to litigation. I can draft legal documents such as pleadings, discovery, wills, and deeds, as well as letters. I have completed real estate closings from contract to post-closing. I understand the process, attention to detail needed, and the documents related to it, including the HUD-1 Settlement Statement. I form relationships with clients.
I am an extremely adept legal writer and researcher, with over 4 years experience helping companies meet their legal needs. I am persistent in my work, very detail oriented, and I always keep your needs in mind. My additional background in Finance and International Business allows me to manage technical and complex tasks in many areas in which other attorneys are weak. I will not stop until the job is done to your satisfaction! I can help you with: - Legal drafting - including a wide variety of business contracts, corporate policy, employee handbooks, and legal briefs - Legal research - including researching case law, federal and state regulation, and international law - Document review - including e-discovery, contract review, and litigation support - Contract negotiation - Business analysis - Financial analysis
Carrie S. Agency Contractor
I was born and raised in the United States. I have recently spurred my career in graphic design. I really enjoy designing logos. I'm a perfectionist when it comes to my work and meeting expectations of a design idea, I can never stop until it's the best it can be. I received my degree in IT in 2003 and haven't had the opportunity to use that degree until recently. I use Adobe Illustrator primarily to create vector logos. I also have a reputation for exhibiting a wide range of skills as an assistant, including transcription, data entry, and accounting for a small firm. My core competency lies with Microsoft based programs, as well as, Quickbooks for accounting. What makes me different from other freelances: I meet my clients expectations and deadlines. My job isn't done until they are satisfied.
I am a student of Bachelors Degree in Law. I have good communication skills. I can perform various services including web research, office administration, data entry, correspondence, virtual assistance, transcription, and tele-calling. I am quite sincere, diligent and hardworking. I am looking at providing services in my free time, and earning decent income for myself.
Over the last 6 years, I have developed a wide range of websites using Wordpress, HTML, DHTML, XHTML, and CSS including sites for start-up companies and small businesses. My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a new website development such that the values, the aim and objectives of the company are reflected in every bit of the design along with the selection of words and content showing the company or projects adaptability, competence, flexibility and creative ability. And I develop solutions using latest web-based technologies while providing tailor-made internet consulting with creativity and innovative approach. My strength is my openness, constant and regular contact follow-up with clients and the willingness to learn. I believe in providing the latest and best of the technology to my clients.
I have years of experience in the fields of legal and business. I am a Certified Paralegal with a Bachelor's Degree in Legal Studies, Associates in Paralegal Studies and an anticipated MBA in Business Management. I have worked as a business paralegal for years licensing collection agencies and filing business documents. I have expertise in drafting filings for regulatory matters and legal matters. My skills include writing, business management, general virtual assistance, legal assistance, drafting pleading and legal documentation, legal research, etc. I have various administrative skills that will help me to excel even in positions outside of the legal realm. I have an excellent 10 key speed and I type 80 wpm. I would make an excellent candidate for a reasonable rate.
To find a job where I can use my experience and skill as a professional assistant to help my employer succeed and grow their business. In me you will find a professional and hard working associate.
My goal is to help any business service providers and be their partner in producing quality transcribed audio or video files. If the files have to time-stamped, InqScribe or Express Scribe shall be used to time-code each dialogue. I continuously search and apply different methods and keep working on learning new approach for a faster TAT of transcribed files. All these to assure the satisfaction of every client I worked with. My Words Per Minute score is 59 as certified by www.typingweb.com: http://www.typingweb.com/verify/certificate/1/182530/2/7132055 Aside from working as a transciptionist I'm also a professional Philippine based freelancer who was able specialized administrative tasks, from handling phone calls to creating or making business letters, after a four year experience being an administrative assistant. This also lead me to master data entry for it had been my day-to-day errand. I'm looking forward to working with you. At your service, PRINCES C.