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Westlaw Freelancers

Showing 21 freelancers

  • Paralegal, Sr Business Analyst, Writer, Investigator

    With over ten years of experience in Investigative Research, I'm not your ordinary paralegal. Experienced audit investigator, business analyst, researcher, and newly certified paralegal, with extensive state government background in Washington State Workers’ Compensation Insurance, whistleblower and labor laws … more

    With over ten years of experience in Investigative Research, I'm not your ordinary paralegal. Experienced audit investigator, business analyst, researcher, and newly certified paralegal, with extensive state government background in Washington State Workers’ Compensation Insurance, whistleblower and labor laws, personal pro se experience in family law, corporate law, litigation, eleventh hour discovery, public records, and appellate court motions, procedures and brief writing, I am seeking contract work for attorneys, law firms, private investigators, fraud auditors, insurance companies and government agencies in need of unique skill-set. Disclaimer: I will not accept any unlawful contract work (for example, tasks that in any way ask me to perform unauthorized practice of law... as a certified paralegal, I legally can only sign court documents, prepare memorandums, filing legal pleadings, etc. when contracted under a licensed attorney) and will require proof of your license to practice law if you are for these types of tasks. If you are not an attorney, the ways I can help you mainly center on legal research, helping you find the information you seek, and assisting you in completing forms. Additional Terms & Conditions: Due to privacy and plagiarism concerns, my resume and work samples are only available by request. Fees: Odesk only monitors your contracts for hours worked, not completed milestones, quality of work, etc.. It may seem cheaper to hire someone willing to work well below minimum wage, but remember that you get what you pay for, and when you are dealing with legal research and technical writing, there could be hefty legal, including monetary, ramifications, especially if you are already facing sanctions and lawsuits. The same is true for UML documentation and audit tools. Too often projects try to skip the "documentation" only to realize two years into it that they missed the most vital business rules. By getting quality work now, you can save your business owners and shareholders thousands of dollars. My fees may seem higher than many of the contractors on this site who are not bound by the U.S. federal wage laws, but my fees are well within what is normal and expected for paralegals of my experience in the United States (please also note that the United States has a federal minimum wage law; if you are asking anyone in the United States to work below that, you are violating federal law). I also work more quickly (because of my experience) resulting in less hours you are billed. My fees not only include quality of work and experience, but my own business expenses as well (I only get a percentage of what you pay, as I have my own business overhead expenses and taxes that are taken out first). Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions about my experience and qualifications. You may also visit my website, www.advantageparalegalsvcs.com. Please remember again that I cannot give legal advice or engage in the unauthorized practice of law. Current ABA Definition of Legal Assistant/Paralegal: At the August 1997 ABA Annual Meeting, the ABA's policy making body, the House of Delegates, adopted the current definition of "legal assistant/paralegal", as recommended by the Standing Committee on Legal Assistants. The current definition reads as follows: A legal assistant or paralegal is a person, qualified by education, training or work experience who is employed or retained by a lawyer, law office, corporation, governmental agency or other entity and who performs specifically delegated substantive legal work for which a lawyer is responsible. The current definition of "legal assistant/paralegal" replaces the definition adopted by the ABA Board of Governors in 1986. It adds the term "paralegal" since the terms "legal assistant" and "paralegal" are, in practice, used interchangeably. The term that is preferred generally depends on what part of the country one is from. The current definition streamlines the 1986 definition and more accurately reflects how legal assistants are presently being utilized in the delivery of legal services. Updated: 08/14/2008  less

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    • $41.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 1103 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
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  • AAS in Paralegal

    I am recent graduate of Rasmussen college with an AAS in Paralegal. I carried a 3.8 GPA for 2 years. Certified in Westlaw, as well as knowledgeable in research, legal writing, Microsoft Office, litigation, and family law. Looking for work using my skills.

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    • $5.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 3 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 2 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 6 TESTS
  • Attorney/Legal Researcher

    I am an attorney who has worked as a paralegal, law librarian, adjunct legal instructor and former municipal judge. I enjoy researching and writing. I love my current job as an adjunct instructor but I would love to pursue the challenge of undertaking a part time legal research and writing assignment.

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    • $55.56 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 186 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Paralegal, Researcher, Consultant, Employment Law

    Experience in business and legal matters that include; appellate civil and criminal, forensics, civil litigation, non-profit formation and governance, bankruptcy, creditor/debtor issues, trademark registration, family law and labor law, FMLA / FLSA / ADA / EEO, Veterans Benefits. Proven experience in legislative … more

    Experience in business and legal matters that include; appellate civil and criminal, forensics, civil litigation, non-profit formation and governance, bankruptcy, creditor/debtor issues, trademark registration, family law and labor law, FMLA / FLSA / ADA / EEO, Veterans Benefits. Proven experience in legislative review,bill drafting, and extensive experience working with legislative bodies, and conducting legislative advocacy. I provide clients flexible hours of availability to accommodate varying time zones, and needs. I deliver thorough, accurate paralegal and consulting services and "out of the box thinking". Driven to win, excel and deliver. Fully "wired in" with high speed internet, research databases and conflict checking.  less

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    • $24.44 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 2269 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
  • Professional Legal Writing Services

    Offering my comprehensive legal skills, in tandem with my professional business experience. I hold an Honors Bachelors of Science degree in Legal Studies, certified by the American Bar Association, and have successful paralegal, contract specialist, and ten (10) years of … more

    Offering my comprehensive legal skills, in tandem with my professional business experience. I hold an Honors Bachelors of Science degree in Legal Studies, certified by the American Bar Association, and have successful paralegal, contract specialist, and ten (10) years of business development and process improvement consulting experience. My areas of expertise are legal, business and creative writing, analysis of contract terms & conditions, contract drafting, web-blogging and content writing, ecommerce Terms of Use and Privacy Policies, legal research and summation, and application of legal authorities. I bring a quality focused aptitude, professional work product and reliability. Thank you for your consideration! Patricia Dunn Paralegal  less

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    • $22.22 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.6
    • 51 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
  • Legal Research Pro

    Get the exact legal research you need to win your case! I have more than 20 years of experience in drafting all types of legal documents, particularly appellate briefs, in all areas of law in all 50 states. I use … more

    Get the exact legal research you need to win your case! I have more than 20 years of experience in drafting all types of legal documents, particularly appellate briefs, in all areas of law in all 50 states. I use my law degree and experience as an attorney, contract administrator, business owner, sailor, wine lover, etc. to give you the best shot at winning your case. Whether civil, criminal, or administrative/governmental, I work to get the best possible result for your case. Contact me for details. My rates aren't dirt cheap, but do you really want to leave your legal situation in the hands of someone who isn't confident enough in their work to charge a decent and fair hourly rate? Get the help you need to get the job done right. Contact me via email.  less

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    • $55.56 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 248 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
  • Paralegal/Credit Restore/Legal Researcher/Contract Management/Manager

    FAST ACCURATE DRAFTING OF PERSONAL INJURY DEMAND LETTERS I specialize in the fast and accurate drafting Personal Injury Demand Letters that effectively communicate the severity of your client’s injuries and property damages. The result is a demand letter that … more

    FAST ACCURATE DRAFTING OF PERSONAL INJURY DEMAND LETTERS I specialize in the fast and accurate drafting Personal Injury Demand Letters that effectively communicate the severity of your client’s injuries and property damages. The result is a demand letter that encourages fast case settlement. This Is What You And Your Client Get For Your Money! A review of your client’s medical records; A review of your client’s medical bills; A review of the accident report or other documentation of the incident; Legal research re: if law applicable to your case; The drafting of the Demand Letter (Exhibits must be provided by you and your client): The Demand Letter may include (at You and Your Client's request) discussion of: The Insurance Adjusters Contact Section; The Description of Collision Section; The Initial Symptoms Section; The Initial Treatment Section; The Substantive Treatment Section; The Causation Section; The Reasonableness of Treatment Section; The Economic Damages Section; The Long Term Effects of Diagnosed Injury Section; The Non Economic Damages Section; and The Demand Section (amount of the demand as determined by you and your client) Sections Are Added or Deleted Upon You Or Your Client's Request. The Demand Letters are/will be billed at a flat rate based on the amount of your client’s medical bills as follows: $150.00 for demands involving medical bills up to $20,000; $175.00 for medical bills between $20,001 and $50,000; and $200.00 for medical bills over $50,000. “COLLECT YOUR $JUDGMENT MONEY$ NOW!!!” IF JUDGMENT RECOVERY IF Judgment Recovery will use every method at our disposal to recover the full amount of the unpaid judgment plus any interest that has accrued since the judgment was issued, if you have a valid court awarded judgment of $1,000 or more. There is no up-front cost to you. There are no fees no hidden charges, only an agreement that a percentage of the judgment collected be paid as consignment. Ranked in top 25 Best Virtual Assistant for June and July 2009. Over 14 years of experience as a Paralegal, Legal Assistant, Legal Researcher. My strengths in the legal field are; attention to details, file management, research using databases such as Lexis Nexis and West Law, etc., analyzing, editing, and composing documents. And over 9 years providing services online as a Virtual Assistant. Over 14 years experience as a Private Detective and Operations Manager; Security and Loss Prevention. My strengths as a manager are in screening, recruiting, hiring, training, managing and maintaining a high level of employee production and performance while maintaining or exceeding a monthly corporate set P&L. Below please find a listing of some of the services that I provide: Legal Research and Writings Draft and answers litigation (court) documents: Complaints Oppositions Requests Interrogatories Contracts and Agreements Non-Disclosure Agreements Sales Rep Contracts Employment Agreements Technology Agreements MOU Divorce Documents Foreclosure litigation assistance Draft demand letters Judgment Recovery Credit Restoration Just to name a few! Computer skills in Windows 5/98/2000/XP/Vista, Internet, Needles, ProLaw, Abacus, Microsoft Office, Corel 8, CRM, PDF to Word Conversion, Lexis Nexis, West Law, LexisOne, Claris Works, Word-Perfect and other software applications. PROFESSIONAL REMOTE SERVICE SPECIALIST My profile and portfolio is available for your review at: http://www.odesk.com/users/~~a4aaa16cdacc32d3 Complete Credit Restoration I will provide you with a 3 cycle mailing of the necessary letters; Dispute Letters, Denial Request Letter, Follow-Up Letters and Response to Frivolous Allegations Letters to get your credit scores up within a short period of time so that you will be able to accomplish all of your goals. • This Process May Remove Negative Items from Your Credit Report • This Process May Consolidate Multiple Accounts • This Process May Remove Outdated Information from Your Credit Report • This Process May Delete Unauthorized Inquires from Your Credit Report • This Process May Delete Inaccurate Information from Your Credit Report • This Process May Remove Credit Counseling Notations from Your Credit Report • This Process May Remove Unidentifiable Information from Your Credit Report • This process May Merge Inquiries • This Process May Help You Get Better Interest Rates on Credit Cards, Auto Loans or Home Loans  less

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    • $20.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.8
    • 1903 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 10 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 10 TESTS
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  • Legal Research Attorney and Writer. Published Legal Scholar.

    I am a licensed and published attorney. I was the Technical Editor of the Law Review of Western State College of Law. I am on the Editorial Board of The Federal Lawyer magazine, a monthly publication of The Federal Bar … more

    I am a licensed and published attorney. I was the Technical Editor of the Law Review of Western State College of Law. I am on the Editorial Board of The Federal Lawyer magazine, a monthly publication of The Federal Bar Association. My legal writings have been published in the journals of the American Bar Association. A recent article will be published in the January issue of The Federal Lawyer, and another article has been accepted for publication by The Champion, which is a publication of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. I have written thousands of law journal articles; law reviews; monographs; book chapters; memoranda; briefs; motions; and essays on legal issues. These have ranged from the legality of the presumption of intoxication in California, to the philosophical and legal wisdom of assisted suicide, to the convergence of regulatory reform in the European Union and how it has influenced reform efforts in the United States. Examples of recent work for clients on ODesk includes the following: United States: Drafted a service contract and power of attorney for a public adjusting company.Gave guidance in collection of a debt for building a web site. Reviewed and rewrote a contract for real estate loan services. Australia: Mentored a businessman on possible arguments to make in the Small Claims Court in Canberra, ACT, Australia. Spain: Drafted Terms of Use, with particular emphasis on a "Disclaimer Clause", in connection with a Poker teaching website. With a background and education in Political Science and Criminal Justice, with degrees in both, and as a professional with a Master of Laws and a Juris Doctorate, I have written more scholarly pieces than just about anybody. This is combined with the thousands of narrative reports, manuals, letters, memos and other materials I prepared while employed in corporate America. With legal research and writing as my passion, I am available for consulting on questions of legal significance. As a published writer I can assist students and legal professionals at all levels with their writing, editing, and legal research needs. No job is too small or too big. I do work on this site for clients worldwide. Because of licensing requirements and to avoid any suggestion of unauthorized practice of law, no attorney-client relationship should be implied and none is suggested. While I will provide consulting services, recommendations and strategies, my work for you should not be considered to be legal advice. My English test score puts me at 13,757 of 611,299 test takers, or at the top 2% of all test takers.  less

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    • $166.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 17 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 3 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
  • Expert Arabic journalist

    I'm good in the Arabic language., English, French. mother tongue: - Arabic I am a lawyer, journalist, Arabic language teacher. I have experience in journalism and law for 4 years. I have one year experience working in customer service. I … more

    I'm good in the Arabic language., English, French. mother tongue: - Arabic I am a lawyer, journalist, Arabic language teacher. I have experience in journalism and law for 4 years. I have one year experience working in customer service. I have one year experience working in Teaching Arabic I'm working on writing articles about the economy, laws and all other fields. I'm excellent at writing in general. and Arabic press releases I really like obligation, discipline and dedication in work.  less

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    • $7.22 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 951 HOURS
    • EGYPT
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 11 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 5 TESTS
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  • 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
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