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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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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

  • Immigration Lawyer

    internationally trained lawyer who practiced in both civil and common law systems. Mirsada graduated in 1998 from the Law School, University of Belgrade and following her relocation to Canada received a Master of Laws Degree in 1999 and a Bachelor … more

    internationally trained lawyer who practiced in both civil and common law systems. Mirsada graduated in 1998 from the Law School, University of Belgrade and following her relocation to Canada received a Master of Laws Degree in 1999 and a Bachelor of Law degree in 2002. In 2003, Practiced family, immigration, labour, employment, corporate and commercial law. Focus on legal research and writing. Interpreter for Bosnian/Serbian/Croatian?Montenegrian  less

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    • $55.56 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • CANADA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 0 TESTS
  • Researcher and Inbound Marketer

    I have 15 years of research experience as a librarian with a focus on small business start up and patent & trademark searching. I also have 3 years of experience working with Social Media and Inbound Marketing (focusing on Facebook, Twitter … more

    I have 15 years of research experience as a librarian with a focus on small business start up and patent & trademark searching. I also have 3 years of experience working with Social Media and Inbound Marketing (focusing on Facebook, Twitter and blogging) for a small local business and an mid-sized automotive aftermarket business with international sales. I have a dual Bachelors degree in American History and American Literature and a Masters Degree in Library Science. I have been published extensively in the "New York State Encyclopedia" (Syracuse University Press, 2005).  less

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    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 475 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Patent Search Expert with 6+ Years Experience

    1. Landscape Services: 1.1 Patent Landscape 1.2 Patent/ IP Watch (Monthly Updates) 1.3 Portfolio Analysis 1.4 Competitive Intelligence 1.5 Non Patent Literature (NPL) Landscapes 1.6 White Space Analysis & more… 2. Prosecution Services: 2.1 … more

    1. Landscape Services: 1.1 Patent Landscape 1.2 Patent/ IP Watch (Monthly Updates) 1.3 Portfolio Analysis 1.4 Competitive Intelligence 1.5 Non Patent Literature (NPL) Landscapes 1.6 White Space Analysis & more… 2. Prosecution Services: 2.1 Patentability 2.2 FTO/ Clearance (National, Regional & Global) 2.3 State of Art & more… 3. Litigation Services: 3.1 Validity/ Invalidity 3.2 Infringement Analysis 3.3 Claim Charts & more… 4. Specialized Services: 4.1 Chemical structure searches (Markush, Polymers, Reactions etc.) 4.2 Biosequence searches (Nucleic Acids, Peptides & Polypeptides) 4.3 Patent drafting 4.4 Patent illustrations 4.5 Clinical Trial searches 4.6 Customized data mining & more… 5. Database Knowledge: 5.1 LexisNexis® TotalPatent®, Thomson Innovation, PatBase, MicroPatent, Questel etc. 5.2 STN Databases (DGENE, PCTGEN, USGENE, CAPLUS, MARPAT, REGISTRY etc.) 5.3 EBSCO, ProQuest, ScienceDirect, PubMed, IEEE, Scopus etc.  less

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    • $22.22 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • INDIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
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  • Corporate Lawyer, Mexico

    I am currently working for the Iberostar Hotels chain, where I work as a manager of the legal department of all hotels based in mexico. In my daily activities, I am in charge of reviewing all the agreements we entered … more

    I am currently working for the Iberostar Hotels chain, where I work as a manager of the legal department of all hotels based in mexico. In my daily activities, I am in charge of reviewing all the agreements we entered into with local and international suppliers & all legal strategies to be implemented by our Company. In previous projects I have rectified & participated in many different kinds of agreements and negotiations in English & Spanish; I am always looking for new challenges that allow me to apply all my knowledge acquired in corporate law, internet law, taxes, business.  less

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    • $55.56 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • MEXICO
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
  • Lawyer / Corporate / IP Law / Business / Employment / Contracts

    ► Litigation lawyer specializing in corporate law, employment law, intellectual property law, and contract law. ► Junior partner of one of Cebu City's top law firms, Calderon Davide Tolentino Trinidad & Castillo Law Offices, which was founded by a Chief Justice of … more

    ► Litigation lawyer specializing in corporate law, employment law, intellectual property law, and contract law. ► Junior partner of one of Cebu City's top law firms, Calderon Davide Tolentino Trinidad & Castillo Law Offices, which was founded by a Chief Justice of the Philippine Supreme Court. ► Actual experience in civil, corporate, and criminal litigation; corporate housekeeping for a US-based BPO; trademark registration and litigation. ► Top 10 Lawyer on oDesk, with core competencies in: • Contract reviewing and drafting; • Business Consultation; • Risk assessment for various businesses; • Drafting corporate documents (Articles, By-Laws, Board Resolutions, minutes, etc.); • Labor law consultation (both management and labor sides); • Legal Research; • Drafting pleadings, legal correspondences, terms and conditions, and other documents; • Legal writing for blogs and websites; • Intellectual Property; • Philippine incorporation of business. ►Top 10% (95th percentile) - U.S. English Proofreading Skills (Chicago) ► Top 10% (Overall 1st Place) - U.S. English Spelling ► Top 10% (91st percentile) - U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics ► Top 10% (95th percentile) - U.S. English Vocabulary ► Top 10% (95th percentile) - U.S. Word Usage ► Top 10% (98th percentile) - U.S. English Basic Skills ► Top 10% (93rd percentile) - U.S. Creative Writing ► Top 10% (94th percentile) - Content Writing Skills ► Top 10% - Email Etiquette Certification ► Proofreading with specializations in: • Websites, blogs, etc. covering a wide array of topics; • Articles on various topics; • Academic papers. ► Editing with specializations in: • Websites, blogs, etc., with emphasis on business/law/technology/beauty/online retail; • Articles on various topics. ► Creative writing with specialization in: • SEO; • Public relations; • Humor (scripts, essays, ads, etc.) • Law • Technology • Beauty  less

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    • $27.78 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.7
    • 223 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 19 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 12 TESTS
  • Experience Adminstrative Assistant

    QUALIFICTIONS *Polite, respectful, and courteous manners *Responsible, efficient, and flexible *Ability to work in a fast-paced, intense environment smoothly *Competent and reliable professional, committed to top quality work *Versatile and multi-skilled person *Resourceful in solving problems and maximizing resources *Enthusiastic … more

    QUALIFICTIONS *Polite, respectful, and courteous manners *Responsible, efficient, and flexible *Ability to work in a fast-paced, intense environment smoothly *Competent and reliable professional, committed to top quality work *Versatile and multi-skilled person *Resourceful in solving problems and maximizing resources *Enthusiastic, dependable, self-motivated *Skilled in handling the public with diplomacy and professionalism *Demonstrated ability to adapt to new equipment & technology *Research skills * General Bookkeeping *Business Correspondence * Maintaining Calendar & Docketing *Transcribing dictation * Staff Training *Travel Logistics *Records Management SKILLS *In depth knowledge of Microsoft Office suites and internet telephone operations *Relevant experience in software applications such as, Excel, Assess, Outlook, PowerPoint, One Note *QuickBooks * Ability to work with several operating systems, including Windows XP, Windows 2007 and Windows 8 *Google Document management *Understanding of all Social media marketing accounts such as, Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, Instagram and Google+ *Pacer *Summation *Time Management programs *Lexis/Nexis *Westlaw *Rapid Court *TLO *MyCase Software *Quick learner of new software applications. *Word processing – Ability to type 65 words per minute. *All the latest office equipment, such as fax, scanner and copy machine.  less

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    • $13.33 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.8
    • 1812 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 4 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 5 TESTS
  • Web Research and Data Entry expert

    I am a person that's providing consistently excellent quality of work. I am a fast learner , results-oriented, knowledgeable and reliable individual, willing to be trained and yet can be depended on to have a few ideas up my sleeve … more

    I am a person that's providing consistently excellent quality of work. I am a fast learner , results-oriented, knowledgeable and reliable individual, willing to be trained and yet can be depended on to have a few ideas up my sleeve when and where needed. I come to the job with a professional, no-nonsense attitude and the assurance that I can deliver.I am also experienced being an expert in Web research, Data entry, SEO, SMM ... etc  less

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    • $6.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.7
    • 2709 HOURS
    • MACEDONIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 7 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Certified Paralegal/Admin Assistant

    For the last year I have worked as an Administrative Assistant and created several spreadsheets via excel to keep track of payrolls for various contractors. I have created and maintained a database via Access which tracked 5000+ communications, received 100 … more

    For the last year I have worked as an Administrative Assistant and created several spreadsheets via excel to keep track of payrolls for various contractors. I have created and maintained a database via Access which tracked 5000+ communications, received 100+ incoming emails a day from various departments requiring review and approvals of documents, TV ads, and various materials each with multiple components and touch points between submissions, for publishing in accordance with SEC and FINRA rules and regulations. My core competency lies in litigation and trial prep from beginning to end. I have 8 years of Paralegal experience with a certificate and experience in several areas of the law. I am very profficient in using several software programs and continue to keep myself updated on new software and tools for continued growth.  less

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    • $17.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.4
    • 299 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 2 TESTS
  • Lawyer / Attorney / Arbitrator / Mediator / MCIArb / MBA / LLB

    I am a licensed Attorney with my law degree from a nationally ranked law school. I have worked with numerous clients (individuals and companies) on various legal tasks including but not limited to drafting and reviewing various types of contracts … more

    I am a licensed Attorney with my law degree from a nationally ranked law school. I have worked with numerous clients (individuals and companies) on various legal tasks including but not limited to drafting and reviewing various types of contracts, legal research, advising on Corporate-legal and assisting in the creation and setting up of businesses. I am a skilled legal researcher and writer. I have the ability to effectively and efficiently draft contracts, memorandums and other legal documents to satisfy my clients needs. I have also earned my MBA from an accredited university and have a firm grasp of the business world. I have working knowledge of Microsoft Office and can also use Google to effectively research when needed. Memberships: 1) Qualified as Member Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK) 2) YIAG-London Court of International Arbitration (UK) 3) Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-USA) 3) Punjab Bar Council as Advocate High Court (PAK) Core Expertise: i) Contracts and Agreements (Partnership, Intellectual Property Licenses, Construction, Lease, Sale, Services & Consultancy, Material supply, e.t.c.) ii) Intellectual Property Laws (Copyrights, Patents, Trademark And Design Laws) iii) Alternative Dispute Resolution / ADR / Arbitration / Mediation / Settlements iv) Company/Corporate & Partnership Laws v) Others Business Related Legal Issues vi) Employment & Labor Laws vi) Business Planning / Strategy Making vii) Policy Manuals and SOP writing viii) Human Resource and Performance Management  less

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    • $25.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.8
    • 4 HOURS
    • PAKISTAN
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 7 TESTS
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  • Attorney, pleading and contract writer

    I am a lawyer currently connected with the largest law firm in the Philippines. Legal writing and legal research is my expertise. I draft and review contracts in behalf of government agencies. I represent and defend them in judicial, quasi-judicial … more

    I am a lawyer currently connected with the largest law firm in the Philippines. Legal writing and legal research is my expertise. I draft and review contracts in behalf of government agencies. I represent and defend them in judicial, quasi-judicial and administrative proceedings. I also have a degree in public administration and management. Given my exposure in various government agencies and post graduate studies in management, I am positive that I can provide valuable advice and consultancy to people and organizations planning to set up a company in the Philippines or elsewhere in the world. I am always looking for venues and opportunities to improve my knowledge and skills. And the fact that I can earn additional income in the process through Odesk is a welcome treat.  less

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    • $25.00 HOURLY RATE
    • NO FEEDBACK GIVEN
    • 0 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
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