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Legal writing is a form of technical writing used by lawyers, legislators and other legal professions to produce legal documents and express legal analysis. Affidavits, torts, litigation, contracts, legal letters and memorandums are just some examples of legal writing. On oDesk, the world’s largest online workplace, legal writers can draft legal documents for businesses and professionals around the world.

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John Crandall

John Crandall

Experienced Writer, Proofreader and Editor

United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4

Thanks for taking a moment to look at my profile! I've been on oDesk for about four years. Much my work involves articles, essays, legal, and technical writing but I also like writing and editing standard web content. I'm essentially a full-time freelancer. I maintain daily web communication with my clients, and am always careful to meet deadlines. I value maintaining long-term business relationships, and most of my clients are long-term. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions or to let me know the details of a new project. John

$16.67 /hr
112 hours
Mary Wiggenhorn

Mary Wiggenhorn

Editor/ Proofreader/Writer/Paralegal

United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 18 - Portfolio: 1

I have excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills, honed over almost 20 years as a paralegal. I have edited briefs going to the U.S. Supreme Court, as well as to lower courts, both federal and state. I have drafted and responded to hundred of discovery requests over the years. On oDesk, I have proofread legal documents, websites, student theses, medical/psychological reports and a variety of other documents. I have also written, proofed and edited a corporate in-house publication. I have written website articles on various aspects of the law and drafted many pleadings. I am experienced in medical summaries and medical chronologies and am knowledgeable in medical vocabulary and technology. I am a native English speaker, with a BA in French literature and a minor in English.

$22.00 /hr
556 hours
Vlad M.

Vlad M.

Writer, Ghost Writer, Creative writer, Article wri...

United Kingdom - Last active: 15 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 8

My objective is to excel at everything I do, I have elevated expectations and ambitious goals. I always please my employers because of the fact that I communicate with them constantly over the course of a project and give updates as frequently as they request me to. I am able to meet even the most stressing of deadlines, with maximum attention to detail and above average quality at the very least. I have a very wide area of interests and I am hardly ever caught off guard by a job and/or demand. Looking forward to working with you.

$11.11 /hr
65 hours
Aurobinda Panda

Aurobinda Panda

IP Attorney - Expert in Trademark | Patents | Copy...

India - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

Over last 3 year I have successfully work on 100 of Odesk Contracts for more than 2000 hours. We have a team of IP professionals and attorneys with excellent knowledge and experience in the field of Intellectual Property Law mainly Trademark, Patents, Copyright, DMCA Takedown Notice, Legal Research, I am Managing Partner of Lex Protector International Law Office and also expert in Trademark and Patent. I have done my specialization in Intellectual Property Law from University of South Africa, which is one of the most premier institutions of the world. I have handled several Patent, Copyright and Trademark related issues successfully for our clients around the world and intend to expand my abilities even further. Our Law firm is also recognized as "Startup of the Year 2014 in Intellectual Property" by Silicon India Magazine which is published in USA and India. (More information - ) Also recognized as "Startups to Watch in 2015" by CIO Review Magazine.(More Information - (Your can visit our Lex Protector Firm Website at

$18.89 /hr
2,120 hours
Abdul Wahab

Abdul Wahab

Expert in Criminal Attorney & Legal Researcher

Bangladesh - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

" TOP 10% oDesk CONTRACTOR " Date of enrollment as an Advocate since 04/16/1990 practicing as a Criminal Defense Attorney & Government Council for 23+ years at the Judge Court, District & Session Court , Judicial Magistrates Court, Lakshmipur, Bangladesh. Committed to be successful in the professional life providing the best services to obtain the satisfaction of your & my worldwide recognition. Experienced for 27+ years in Project Management, Recruitment/ Hiring Management, Talent/ Candidate Sourcing, Web Researching ( Curriculum Research ,Engineering Research ,Medical /Healthcare Research ,Finance Research ,Sales & Marketing Research, Human Resources and Administration, Talent/ Candidate Research ,Online Research ,Boolean Strings ,Advanced internet research tools ,Social Networks Research (Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Google+ etc...) ,Professional Network Research ( Linkedin, Viadeo, Xing, Biznik, EFactor, Monster etc...) , Quality assurance, Database developing with required information, Legal Justice requirement , Local & International Applied Law etc. by online marketplaces. Available all day long on Skype, GTalk, Yahoo Messenger to respond you at anytime to inform you the progression of your project & for regular communication.

Groups: BigCommerce
$13.33 /hr
1,913 hours
Haidy F.

Haidy F.

Legal Researcher/Clerical Specialist

Philippines - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2

I registered in Odesk to earn extra income through sharing my knowledge and expertise in Legal and Technical Writing. I have excellent English foundation in both oral and written communications. Below is my educational attainment and work experience for your reference: Education : Degrees Earned 1. Bachelor of Laws 2. BS Agri -Business Work Experience: (2010 to present) - legal research - legal writing - article writing - proofread - hub writer - ezine writer - blogger (2010 to Present) Legal Assistant City Legal Office (1999-2009) Local Government Unit Sales Executive Private Firm (1987 - 1995) Teaching: Computer School (part-time) Davao City Writer/Columnist Newsletter/Magazine (part-time) WORK EXPERIENCE Clerical Works: Legal Assistant a. Conduct research/investigation on important legal matters. b. Write business correspondence. c. Write comments/legal opinions. d. Provide legal advice or assistance. e. Prepare office budget requirements for office operations. Sales and Marketing a. Supervise personnel in all matters to make the store showroom attractive and pleasant to clients. b. Personally attend to customer's choice of equiptments from home, office and personal use. c. Prepare monthly sales reports or stock inventories. d. Prepare updated prices for items in cash or installment basis. e. Prepare salesmen's commissions per sales transaction and per monthly production incentive according to production quota. Other jobs performed a. Part-time teacher - Computer Innovations Center, Davao City. - Taught basic English grammar and communication skills. - Taught basic computer course. b. Contributor and columnist: Newsletter and Magazine - articles for information and for fun. - comments/opinions in an event, issue and any matters which require legal or clarificatory discussions Skills 1. Basic Computer Software Operations a. Word b. Excel c. PowerPoint d. Wordpress 2. Excellent oral and written communication skills 3. Legal research, legal writing, web content writing, SEO, technical Writing

$7.78 /hr
674 hours
Jaya Sinha

Jaya Sinha

Content writing on diverse topics; data modeling;...

India - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2

I have worked for more than 150 odesk hours on diverse assignments such as business pages, web content, article rewrite, blogs, original articles, etc. I have been engaged in freelance content writing on diverse topics such as - 1. Various management issues like change management, attrition, BPR 2. Stock market 3. Health issues 4. Travel, tourist places 5. Men's fashion, lifestyle 6. Product brochures for vendors, etc. I have recently formed a team of working MBA / BBA professionals with degrees from India/USA and also having Doctorate degree in Business to assist me in delivering the projects in the domain of - 1. Financial analysis 2. Investment research 3. Fixed income and derivatives research 4. Market research 5. Mathematical / statistical modeling, etc. This team is competent in handling projects requiring advanced modeling techniques using advanced computing methodologies, such as Excel, SPSS, Eviews, etc. I am looking for freelance assignments with the commitment to deliver high quality results meeting the client's deadline.

$6.67 /hr
280 hours
Christopher E.

Christopher E.

Content and Article Writer

United States - Last active: 23 days ago - Tests: 6

Writer, performing artist, content creator, web designer, marketing and public relations professional, photographer, and more. Chris has many interests and talents and excels at them all! He was a highly successful attorney for over a decade before deciding to turn his passion for creativity, writing, and marketing into his profession. As a result, Chris has helped numerous businesses and websites expand and develop, adding significantly to their bottom lines while enhancing their public profile. He accomplishes these results through an innovative mix of high quality content writing, multimedia and in-person marketing techniques, social media engagement, and creative public event opportunities. Aside from his typical professional endeavors, Chris has performed as a trumpet player and professional swing dancer throughout the Southeastern United States and on television (winner, 1997 International Trumpet Guild Scholarship), become an accomplished photographer, lectured for various trade and professional events, and written hundreds of articles published on a variety of websites and print publications. For more information and to contact Chris, please visit

$27.78 /hr
203 hours
Gretchen C.

Gretchen C.

VA, Data Entry, Researcher, Certified Paralegal

United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 3

I am a recent graduate of Butler University where I received my bachelor of arts in political science and minored in strategic communications. While at Butler, I worked as a student apprentice for one of the political science department professors. As a student apprentice, I was given a year long research assignment that allowed me to strengthen my research and communication skills. I was also involved in various clubs and volunteer organizations during my time at Butler University. I am also a recent graduate of Ivy Tech where I received my associates of science in paralegal studies. I graduated with a 3.9 and was on the Dean's List all four semesters I was in the paralegal studies program. Various courses I took were Legal Research, Civil Procedure, Tort Law, Contract Law, Commercial Law, Property Law, Legal Ethics, Litigation, Legal Writing, Law Office Technology, Medical Malpractice, Family Law, Criminal Law and Procedure, Bankruptcy Law, Employment Law, Constitutional Law and Environmental Law. I have previously worked as a legal intern in an intellectual property law firm where I researched intellectual property laws to increase protection of client’s rights. I also established legal writing and communication skills to broaden field knowledge and understanding.

$15.00 /hr
11 hours
Jesus N.

Jesus N.

Lawyer, business support and document translation

Spain - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 4

Hi, i have a double degree in economics and law so i can help you if you want to begin a business with an aditional help. I can speak spanish (native), danish (native), fluent english and italian so i can also translate all your documents (especially legal ones) with accuracy. I work in my own business importing and exporting products and helping with legal issues. If you need my services, im new here but i will be glad to help you with my experience , u won´t regret!!

$22.22 /hr
1,187 hours