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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, 128 Legal Research projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

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Average Legal Research Freelancer Feedback Score

Legal Research oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.68.

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Last updated: March 1, 2015

  • Editor, writer looking to help those with talent

    I have been writing, editing and proofreading in the news business for more than 20 years. That includes newspaper, television, radio and magazine. My work has won many awards, both in the state and nationally. My research skills are exceptional … more

    I have been writing, editing and proofreading in the news business for more than 20 years. That includes newspaper, television, radio and magazine. My work has won many awards, both in the state and nationally. My research skills are exceptional. Over the past few years, I have shifted to book editing, have done well with it, and enjoy that immensely. My talent covers both non-fiction and fiction, short and long form. Actually, I like variety and enjoy multiple projects, so feel free to bring it on!  less

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    • $22.22 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 19 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 2 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
  • Personal and Business Solicitor

    As a legal/administrative professional with over 05 years' of experience, I know my diverse skills and qualifications will make a great fit to your legal needs. As a Law Graduate and UK Westlaw Certified personnel from Northumbria University, Newcastle … more

    As a legal/administrative professional with over 05 years' of experience, I know my diverse skills and qualifications will make a great fit to your legal needs. As a Law Graduate and UK Westlaw Certified personnel from Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST, United Kingdom, I have the formal training necessary for providing various legal services. Additionally, over 05 years of experience in various Administrative Roles developed my management skills that can be really convenient according to your needs where you can use my technical skills in carrying out various oversight and review tasks. Nonetheless, I've worn a lot of different hats. I’m not only used to wearing many hats, I sincerely enjoy it. I've built my career in a variety of roles in different industries, mostly in Banks and Legal Firms where I was not just an executive officer or an associate but also I achieved a number of successes including Working under pressure situations, internal legal compliance and related affairs and last but not the least earning praise from my immediate boss "The Company Secretary" of a well renowned Bank for my contribution to the team. No matter where I've been, I've produced topnotch work because I’m dedicated to making sure each and every piece stands out from the crowd. I pride myself on my ability to recognize and articulate a distinct voice for every project. And that’s not always restricted to the written word. I've also designed and produced unique promotional give always for various clients. While writing is my passion, project management is my bread and butter. Keeping on top of projects and making sure all parts get to the finish line at the same time is one thing I do best. The ability to juggle projects and never missing a deadline didn't just develop through my professional experience. It also comes from having three kids in four years – all with very different personalities, activities, schedules and demands.. I know what you’re thinking – that yes, I am the perfect fit for you legal aid, but there is no way you can afford me. But I’m not in it for the money – well, I am, but it isn't the most important thing. I’m looking to serve where my contributions count and my efforts are appreciated – and hopefully a long-term commitment. Drafting expertise includes the following : • LLC Operating Agreements • Employment Agreements • Independent Contractor Agreements • Licencing Agreements (Intellectual Property) • End User Licensing Agreements(EULA) • Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy page for websites • Franchise Agreements • Non Disclosure, Non-Solicitation and Non-Compete Agreements • Partnership Agreements • Purchase of Business Agreements • Purchase Orders and Related Issues • Quitclaim Deeds • Real Estate Purchase Agreements • Sales Agreements • Performance Contracts • Model and Entertainment Release • Music Recording Contracts • Prenuptial Agreements • Sublease Agreements (Commercial) • Sublease Agreements (Residential) • Vehicle Leasing Agreements • Separation Agreements • Cease Desist Letters • Surrogacy Agreements • Release Waiver forms • Risk Disclosures • Dissolution Agreements • Network Partnership Agreements • SAAS Agreements • Hosting Agreements etc.. I also offer the following non-litigation services: • Trademark Registration [UK-US only] • Response to legal notices THE BEST PART : My aggressive mind set will ensure that your business stays protected !  less

    contract-drafting non-disclosure-agreements legal-writing policy-writing trademark-consulting westlaw lexis-nexis-practice-advisor legal-research 00 more less
    • $44.44 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 439 HOURS
    • BANGLADESH
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 3 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
    GROUPS:
  • Lawyer

    I am a licensed attorney based in India. I possess an eye for detail, excellent analytical ability, English writing skills and 12 plus years of experience in contract drafting, legal research and litigation. My goal is to provide you with … more

    I am a licensed attorney based in India. I possess an eye for detail, excellent analytical ability, English writing skills and 12 plus years of experience in contract drafting, legal research and litigation. My goal is to provide you with high quality Contract Drafting and Legal Research services. CONTRACT DRAFTING: I specialize in Indian Contract and business laws and possess excellent knowledge of Contract and Business Laws of countries including USA and commonwealth countries like Canada, UK, Australia and Singapore. I possess rich experience in drafting, reviewing, editing and proof reading contracts and documents in the following areas: 1. Internet based businesses (E-commerce websites, information based websites in different sectors like Social Networking, health, tourism, finance, Software Solutions etc.) 2. General Business contracts like Outsourcing Contract, Distributorship, Supply, Joint Venture, Partnership, Employment, Work for Hire, Independent Contractor, Referral Contracts etc in various industries like Software, Health, Mortgage and Automobiles etc. 3. Software Contracts like Software Development, Software Licensing (EULA, SAAS), Service Level Agreements etc 4. Entertainment Industry like Music Licensing Agreement, Design and development agreements (Videos, Music etc.), model release agreements, Work for Hire etc. 5. Legal notices and letters. You will profit from my knowledge, legal expertise and rich experience as I will provide you with clear, precise and comprehensive legal contracts and documents customized exactly according to your specific needs and requirements. LEGAL RESEARCH AND LITIGATION I have excellent skills, ability and experience to do cogent legal and factual analysis. I am successfully handling civil and business cases in Indian Courts. You will profit from my analytical abilities and research skills as I will provide you with the correct factual and legal position, suggest the best plan of action and precise case documents supported by relevant case laws. Your welfare and benefit is the most important consideration for me. AVNISH GUPTA  less

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    • $20.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 847 HOURS
    • INDIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 5 TESTS
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  • Independent Legal Researcher/Briefing & Contract Writer

    An independent attorney having more than 8 years of experience in legal research and writing. I also have an extensive experience in drafting and reviewing of various agreements and corporate transactional documents. I have been providing my services to various … more

    An independent attorney having more than 8 years of experience in legal research and writing. I also have an extensive experience in drafting and reviewing of various agreements and corporate transactional documents. I have been providing my services to various clients particularly based in US, UK, Australia, Canada and Europe. My aim is to excel in all endeavors and to contribute to the fullest of my abilities and skills in gaining client's expectations by providing the following services: Writing legal memorandums involving simple to multiple issues; Drafting various litigation documents (motions, pleading, response, complaint, appellate brief, habeas corpus, etc.) in both civil and criminal matters including immigration matters; Drafting/reviewing various agreements like Partnership Agreement, Investment agreement, NDA, Revenue Sharing Agreement, Service and IT Agreement, Languages Services Agreement, Employment Agreement, Independent Sales Agreement, etc. ; Multi-jurisdictional survey for regulatory/statutory and policy compliance; Briefing & summarizing various case laws and bills (including bills related to SEC); Deposition summary; Litigation and Discovery Document review; online due diligence, giving legal advice to company's management team, corporate compliance; Drafting memorandum of understandings; website privacy policy, terms and condition, content writing, legal articles, blog, academic writing; Drafting trademark search and basic patent search report.  less

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    • $24.44 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 1237 HOURS
    • INDIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
  • Business Attorney - Outside General Counsel

    Thomas is a US-based, business attorney licensed to practice law in the states of New York and New Jersey. As a lawyer, business owner and entrepreneur, Thomas understands the needs of business. Each new matter is approached from two vantage … more

    Thomas is a US-based, business attorney licensed to practice law in the states of New York and New Jersey. As a lawyer, business owner and entrepreneur, Thomas understands the needs of business. Each new matter is approached from two vantage points; paramount effort is given to protecting the client's legal interests yet a thorough understanding of the client's business needs is achieved so the best possible result is obtained given the attendant circumstances. Whether your company is generations old or just getting ready for take-off, Thomas stands ready to provide cost-effective help. Over the course of the past 18+ years, Thomas has represented clients in complex transactional matters involving asset sales, business start-ups, contract preparation, corporate governance and employment-related issues. Thomas' practice also includes the representation of sophisticated financial institutions engaged in the assignment of syndicated loans, bankruptcy trade claims and high yield assets. Thomas' experience drafting agreements includes, but is not limited to, the following: Finance *Purchase and Sale Agreements *Assignment and Acceptance Agreements *Bilateral/Multilateral Netting Agreements *Participation Agreements *Risk Participation Agreements *Stock Purchase Agreements *Note Purchase Agreements *LLC Unit Purchase Agreements Business *Shareholder Agreements *Articles of Incorporation *Operating Agreements *Independent Contractor Agreements *Employment Agreements *Non-Disclosure Agreements *Non-Compete Agreements *Non-Solicitation Agreements *Privacy Policies *Privacy Notices (general, HIPAA-compliant or otherwise) *Terms of Service *Vendor Agreements As a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, Thomas also devotes a significant amount of time to staying abreast of issues related to the handling of personal information. In today's fast-paced economy many, if not most, businesses transmit information electronically in order to facilitate transactions and better serve customers. The integration of business and technology provides tremendous advantages but also raises novel and complex legal issues. Here too, Thomas can help. On the litigation side of the coin, Thomas has experience representing clients in matters involving aviation torts, construction defects, intellectual property and sexual harassment. Thomas' varied transactional and litigation experience leave him well-suited to act as outside general counsel. In today's business climate it is not enough to have an attorney available to address current issues. Businesses need an attorney that can help them avoid problems as they grow. Thomas can act as your company's legal team, advise on day-to-day corporate matters, prepare policies and agreements and oversee outside counsel. Thomas understands that managing costs are vital to the success of any company and is ready and willing to tailor fees to accommodate your business. Let's talk!  less

    contract-law contract-drafting corporate-law employment-law legal-writing legal-research civil-law legal-consulting information-management 00 more less
    • $150.00 HOURLY RATE
    • NO FEEDBACK GIVEN
    • 0 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
  • Philippines-qualified corporate lawyer

    As a Philippines-qualified lawyer with 7 years of post-qualification experience, I have handled a variety of commercial and technical contracts for individual and corporate clients while at a law firm, and as an in-house lawyer. I also performed corporate secretarial … more

    As a Philippines-qualified lawyer with 7 years of post-qualification experience, I have handled a variety of commercial and technical contracts for individual and corporate clients while at a law firm, and as an in-house lawyer. I also performed corporate secretarial functions, which included preparation of minutes of the meeting, agenda, and materials, as well as transcription of meeting discussions. On top of my legal role, I also performed regulatory and listing functions in the Philippine fixed income and electricity markets, which enabled me to develop not only specific capital and energy markets experience, but also a valuable and transferable skill set in these fast-paced sectors. Equipped with the foregoing skills, it is my objective to provide prospective clients with relevant legal assistance and advice on corporate, securities, and energy law matters in a non-typical office setting.  less

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    • $5.59 HOURLY RATE
    • NO FEEDBACK GIVEN
    • 15 HOURS
    • SINGAPORE
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
  • 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
  • Writer and Legal Research

    I am a man with easy-to-learn habit/ability.I am a policeman (PNP) and is currently the Investigator and a Prosecutor of Bindoy Police Station, Bindoy, Neg Or., Philippines.Should I be hired,I may be more efficient in this particular field of work.

    legal-research essay-writing 00 more less
    • $3.33 HOURLY RATE
    • NO FEEDBACK GIVEN
    • 452 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 0 TESTS
  • Legal Writer

    I have seven years' experience researching, writing, and editing various legal documents, briefs, and memoranda. Prior to law school, I drafted and edited dictionary definitions for five years at Merriam-Webster, Inc. … more

    I have seven years' experience researching, writing, and editing various legal documents, briefs, and memoranda. Prior to law school, I drafted and edited dictionary definitions for five years at Merriam-Webster, Inc.  less

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    • $75.00 HOURLY RATE
    • NO FEEDBACK GIVEN
    • 0 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 0 TESTS
  • Expert computer encoder/ typist for Offline Jobs.

    My 11 years of working experience deals more on brainstorming researches and planning and above all it developed my skills to be a fast computer encoder/typist. It is always my objective to be able to give satisfaction to the employers I am employed with.

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    • $3.89 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 2 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
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