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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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Average Legal Research Freelancer Feedback Score

Legal Research oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.67.

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Last updated: February 1, 2015

  • Paralegal with 11 Years of Clerical, Research & Microsoft Experience

    Over the past eleven years I have worked in the legal field and in an office setting. I completed my Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies in 2006 where I was on the Honor Roll and Dean's List. Throughout college … more

    Over the past eleven years I have worked in the legal field and in an office setting. I completed my Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies in 2006 where I was on the Honor Roll and Dean's List. Throughout college I worked as the Assistant to the Dean of Education and interned at various law firms. Throughout my experience in law offices and with the Court, I have become proficient in all Microsoft Office Applications, Customer Service & Customer Relations, research, data entry, email handling, accounts receivable and accounts payable, preparing legal documents and correspondence, reviewing and formatting legal documents and I type 75 correct words per minute. Currently, I am looking for part time work that I can do on the weekends and/or in the evening. I am confident in my ability to effectively communicate and successfully complete tasks a Freelancer with little to no instruction and with a very fast turn around time. Thank you very much in advance for your time and consideration.  less

    customer-service data-entry email-handling research microsoft-excel resume-writing microsoft-word google-searching legal-research legal-transcription 00 more less
    • $5.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 15 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 7 TESTS
  • Attorney

    • An in-depth understanding of commercial contracting terms and conditions/practices and legal implications. • The strong ability to draft, analyze, interpret and negotiate complex contract terms and conditions • Knowledge in risk assessment • Ability to integrate commercial/business needs with contractual obligations

    contract-drafting patent-law alternative-dispute-resolution legal-writing legal-research business-plans business-valuation 00 more less
    • $22.22 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 0 HOURS
    • GEORGIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Expert Lawyer - Contracts & Agreements, Legal Research, and Litigation

    I am a qualified, licensed attorney, conversant with the laws and legal procedures applicable to various jurisdictions in the USA, the UK, Australia and Canada, having overall experience of over 24 years in both litigation and non-litigation work. My courtroom … more

    I am a qualified, licensed attorney, conversant with the laws and legal procedures applicable to various jurisdictions in the USA, the UK, Australia and Canada, having overall experience of over 24 years in both litigation and non-litigation work. My courtroom experience encompasses civil litigation, criminal defense, divorce and family law, real estate matters, intellectual property law, personal injury cases, employment disputes, probate and estate matters, arbitration, etc. The non-litigation work experience includes review and drafting of all sorts of agreements, contracts and business documents, as well as legal research. The strong drafting skills, coupled with the exceptional command I have over English language, and an eye for detail, make me a versatile legal services provider. All my services come with the promise of top-notch quality, focussed involvement and value for money.  less

    contract-drafting non-disclosure-agreements legal-writing document-review legal-research civil-law arbitration real-estate-law corporate-law 00 more less
    • $28.89 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.8
    • 1364 HOURS
    • INDIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 6 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 11 TESTS
  • I write to INFORM and EMPOWER.

    A Mass Communication graduate who is currently a third year Law student in the Philippines I am very open to any workload that would enable me to pour out my writing skills. Writing articles or essays of any format and … more

    A Mass Communication graduate who is currently a third year Law student in the Philippines I am very open to any workload that would enable me to pour out my writing skills. Writing articles or essays of any format and category is my field of expertise. I have a keen eye for detail and I make sure that I deliver error-free work. TYPING SPEED: 60 WPM COMPUTER SOFTWARE: *Microsoft Word *Microsoft Powerpoint *Microsoft Excel *Express Scribe (For Transcription Purposes) EXPERIENCE: *A news writer for the Philippine Information Agency- Negros Oriental Divison - Wrote news articles for this government agency which caters to informing the public about current activities and developments of the province. *A news reporter/writer for FilProducts CableTv Channel 6 News -Conducted field reporting on current events and developments around the university town of Dumaguete and the province as well. *Produced an hour-long documentary about the Task Force Kasaligan- a government agency tasked to the enforcement of lessening illegal drug cases. *Contributor of News Articles for two newspapers in the province: The Negros Chronicle and MetroPost. *Negros Chronicle- 2013 Contributed articles for the "Law Each Week" page which informs the public of legal terms and their rights as provided by law.  less

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    • $3.50 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.7
    • 106 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 2 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 5 TESTS
  • International Tax, Contract and Corporate Lawyer

    I'm an International Business lawyer who specializes in International Tax, Contract and Corporate Law. My activity on oDesk focuses on providing individuals and companies with comprehensive legal and tax advice on the issues which arise from their day-to-day business … more

    I'm an International Business lawyer who specializes in International Tax, Contract and Corporate Law. My activity on oDesk focuses on providing individuals and companies with comprehensive legal and tax advice on the issues which arise from their day-to-day business activity. The core of my activity may be summed up as follows: 1) assisting individuals and companies in structuring their international business transactions (e.g. cross-boarder Purchase and Sale Agreements, Profit Repatriations, Company Reorganizations,Divestitures and Dissolutions) from a tax-efficient standpoint. This involves the assessment of the likely tax consequences of cross-boarder operations according to EU Tax Law and the International Double-Taxation Agreements. 2) drafting, reviewing and amending international business contracts (e.g. Purchase and Sale Agreements, Employment Contracts, Operating Agreements, Partnership Agreements, Services Contracts) with a particular focus on the tax optimization. 3) doing legal research on International Tax Law, US Tax Law, European Union Tax Law, French Tax Law and Italian Tax Law. I've authored various working papers and articles on different International Tax issues like double taxation within the EU as well as a comparative outlook of the German and the Italian Tax systems.  less

    international-tax-law contract-drafting corporate-tax intellectual-property-law legal-writing legal-research corporate-law employment-law trade-law international-law 00 more less
    • $75.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 380 HOURS
    • FRANCE
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 5 TESTS
  • Immigration Attorney

    I'm an immigration attorney with eight years of experience on the field of immigration law. I'm passionate about the work that I do for my clients and am capable of assisting clients in almost all areas of immigration … more

    I'm an immigration attorney with eight years of experience on the field of immigration law. I'm passionate about the work that I do for my clients and am capable of assisting clients in almost all areas of immigration law. I look forward to helping you with any of your immigration needs.  less

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    • $75.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
  • Editor/ Proofreader/Writer/Paralegal

    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 … more

    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.  less

    paralegal copy-editing contract-drafting internet-research medical-records-research database-management legal-writing legal-research adobe-acrobat proofreading 00 more less
    • $20.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.8
    • 537 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 17 TESTS
  • Creative and article writer

    I am a nurse with strong english writing skills. I took up a lot of english courses like literature and creative writing during my college years but eventually opted to finish nursing. When I was in my elementary and high … more

    I am a nurse with strong english writing skills. I took up a lot of english courses like literature and creative writing during my college years but eventually opted to finish nursing. When I was in my elementary and high school years, I played an active role in our school paper and was associate editor and literary editor respectively. I also have some experience as legal researcher having worked as one with my father who is a lawyer.  less

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    • $3.33 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 7 TESTS
  • US Lawyer / Business Attorney for Contracts, TOS, Tech Firms, Startups

    Simon Brody is a US licensed business and transactional attorney rated among the top 5% of Odesk contractors. For many satisfied clients, Simon has delivered great results combining an approachable attitude with 15+ years of experience as a lawyer, business … more

    Simon Brody is a US licensed business and transactional attorney rated among the top 5% of Odesk contractors. For many satisfied clients, Simon has delivered great results combining an approachable attitude with 15+ years of experience as a lawyer, business owner and communications expert to develop effective contracts,customized website policies and continues to meet a variety of on-going legal needs for select businesses and startups as Outside General Counsel. The key to Simon's success is putting clients first with flexible pricing, friendly service, and the ability to provide unbundled services (drafting privacy policies or terms of services to technical contracts or software agreements) or customized Outside General Counsel services (acting as your company's legal team, covering everything from general business formation and compliance needs, to developing strategies for Intellectual Property, Copyright, Trademark and International Business Transactions). Simon understands the needs of small businesses and startups, tech firms and software developers. Whether he is developing Legal Terms of Use for your website or acting as your business attorney, he will work tirelessly to deliver the results your business needs at the rate and time-frame that works for your business. Accessible, confidential, professional and personable are the hallmarks of his service. Depend on Simon's diverse background as a professional journalist, communications director for 10,000+ member trade group. In some of his past projects, Simon has produced a successful series of legal guides for small business. His varied careers as a journalist and recording artist have made Brody a quotable source for major media outlets including the Wall Street Journal, USAToday, Bloomberg News, Politico.com, MTV News, Alternative Press and Esquire.com. Simon's background in IP/Media Law, distinctions in Business and Transactional Law -- combined with business branding, publicity and marketing experience -- produces real-world results for your business. Simon works diligently to provide only the advice and law related services that you and your business require in a cost-effective and timely manner. Please inquire about project pricing and long-term assistance so we can develop a plan that works for you. Please be advised that all assistance, advice or services provided will be limited to matters arising under U.S. federal laws, regulations, international treaties, or uniform laws, including but not limited to intellectual property, telecommunications, import/export rules and e-commerce issues.  less

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    • $125.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 1479 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 16 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 6 TESTS
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  • RN w/ Medical/Legal, Web Research, Medical Record Review/Documentation

    I am a Registered Nurse with a Bachelor's Degree of 17+ yrs. I hold various certifications and work experiences in the healthcare field from home health care to long-term care insurance case management. I have knowledge and expertise in … more

    I am a Registered Nurse with a Bachelor's Degree of 17+ yrs. I hold various certifications and work experiences in the healthcare field from home health care to long-term care insurance case management. I have knowledge and expertise in reviewing medical records and creating case chronologies and written documentation of reports. I have written articles on LinkedIn, published a written article in a professional journal, and have recently authored a chapter on Patients' Rights in a legal nursing book set to be published in 2015. I am currently finishing up my Master's degree in Health Care Operations Management. Past work experiences include preparing attorneys for trial with regards to medical record interpretations, medical review/case chronologies, medical/legal research on cases, participating in depositions, and consulting with attorneys and other persons to educate on healthcare topics and standards of care. Certifications: Certified Senior Advisor (CSA), Certified Managed Care Nurse (CMCN), Legal Nurse Consultant- Certificate, Certificate in Patient Advocacy  less

    medical-records-research medical-law nursing medical-writing internet-research legal-research online-writing social-networking-development 00 more less
    • $67.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 3 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
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