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

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Time to Complete oDesk Legal Research Jobs

Time needed to complete a Legal Research project on oDesk.

Average Legal Research Freelancer Feedback Score

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

4.67

Last updated: February 1, 2015

  • Corporate Lawyer with expertise in Contracts/Litigation/Real Estate

    I am specialized in drafting and review of contracts. I have a large data base of contracts from simple to the most complex ones drafted by me for my clients who are located in Australia, Canada, US, and other countries … more

    I am specialized in drafting and review of contracts. I have a large data base of contracts from simple to the most complex ones drafted by me for my clients who are located in Australia, Canada, US, and other countries. I can draft/ review any contract required by you at a very competitive fee. To ensure client satisfaction is my motto. My vast and diversified experience has helped me to achieve my motto as can be seen from feedback received by me. Apart from contracts, I also attend to other legal jobs like litigation support, website legalities, etc.  less

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    • $20.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 1824 HOURS
    • INDIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 10 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
  • Project Manager

    Whether your project is big or small, I can make your business shine. With diverse skills and industry experience, I provide quality business solutions in a reliable, efficient manner to make your life easier. As evidenced by my tests results … more

    Whether your project is big or small, I can make your business shine. With diverse skills and industry experience, I provide quality business solutions in a reliable, efficient manner to make your life easier. As evidenced by my tests results (top 10% in most areas), I am not only a Jane-of-all-trades, but I've also mastered many disciplines. I welcome the opportunity to help your business succeed. I have extensive experience in event planning, training & professional development, law, office administration, and international trade & marketing. Skills: ~ Excellent project management, analytical and interpersonal skills ~ Skilled multi-tasker with client-oriented approach, able to balance competing priorities ~ Adept at developing innovative solutions to client and organizational needs ~ Sophisticated technical knowledge of computer systems, applications, web development, and audio/visual production ~ Proven ability to lead, motivate, and energize multidisciplinary and multicultural colleagues Examples of past work: ~ Prepare and maintain information materials, booklets, program analyses, and web content for professional resource pages ~ Develop and implement training programs and events for international colleagues and multinational client organizations ~ Organize and manage daily operations remotely, including client issues, charter reservations and dispatch, contract sales and negotiation, database maintenance, staff compliance, and resource allocation ~ Coordinate with and host international non-governmental organizations to execute training events for Washington, D.C. legal community ~ Communicate with relevant parties on upcoming events, providing project briefings and updates "Hallie is a 'Far Exceeds' rated staff member, adept at working from a distance as well as in person, technologically talented, and fully detail and deadline focused. If you could use a fabulous employee, I introduce her to you, with full enthusiasm." - Chief Training Officer, International Law Firm  less

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    • $27.78 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 4417 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 13 TESTS
    ASSOCIATED WITH:
  • Lawyer, Legal Services, Writer, Translation (Russian/English), SMM

    I am an experienced professional (more than 5 years) looking for a position in an environment that will challenge me further, while allowing me to contribute to the continued growth and success of the organization. My areas of expertise are … more

    I am an experienced professional (more than 5 years) looking for a position in an environment that will challenge me further, while allowing me to contribute to the continued growth and success of the organization. My areas of expertise are: Strong Customer Service Skills Legal Research/Legal services Administrative Support Data Entry Translation Services (English, Russian) Web Research Professional email correspondence/Phone skills I have a BA in Criminal Justice and JD from a top Russian university.  less

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    • $18.89 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 1201 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 10 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 10 TESTS
    ASSOCIATED WITH:
  • Trained Paralegal & Executive Administrative Services

    Polished paralegal and administrative assistant who is a highly motivated, quality-oriented professional with over 20 years of experience, along with a comprehensive background in customer service, project management, planning and directing business and personal activities for all levels of management … more

    Polished paralegal and administrative assistant who is a highly motivated, quality-oriented professional with over 20 years of experience, along with a comprehensive background in customer service, project management, planning and directing business and personal activities for all levels of management. History of outstanding performance for problem solving and ensuring customer satisfaction. Self-motivated, exercises sound, sensible judgment; highly organized and detail oriented with a proven ability to meet deadlines. Adept at setting goals, establishing priorities, managing resources, and coordinating complex activities in a broad range of areas. Ability to manage several projects simultaneously while working under pressure in fast-paced environments. Highly versatile; quickly masters new roles, responsibilities, technologies, and environments. Demonstrates outstanding problem solving and active listening skills; diffuse difficult customer situations with tact and diplomacy. CORE COMPETENCIES - Office Management - Confidential Correspondence - Client & Staff Communications - Management Liaison - Calendar Management - Appointment Scheduling - Document Management - Typing Speed 65 - 70 wpm - Oral & Written Communication - Process Improvement - Travel Planning - Meeting & Special Event Planning - Customer Relationship Management & Retention (Outlook & Sage Act!) - Computer Skills (MS 2003-2007-2010-2013 Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, Outlook, Microsoft OS Windows XP, Vista, & Windows 7) - WestLaw & Lexis Nexis - SAP OS - Lotus Notes - SmartDraw _______________________________________ TECHNICAL SKILLS & PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS - MS Office 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, Outlook, & OneNote) - WestLaw - Lexis Nexis - Adobe Photoshop - Lotus Notes - SmartDraw (Legal & Business Software) - Sage ACT! Pro 2011 - MS Windows XP, Vista, & Windows 7 -Golden Key International Honor Society - Member of the Paralegal Club - Member of the -Paralegal Honor Society - Alpha Beta Kappa Honor Society - Kappa Lambda Honor -Society in Paralegal Studies - Member of the Lancaster Area Paralegal Association (LAPA) - Member of the Philadelphia Area Paralegal Association (PAPA) - Member of the Pittsburg Area Paralegal Association (PAPA) - Member of the National Federation of Paralegal Associations (NFPA) - Member of the National Associations of Legal Assistants (NALA) Home Office Equipment and Software: -Private and secure Home Office - Dell Computer (less than 2 years old) w/4 GB Memory - Dual Samsung SyncMaster 24 inch monitors with 1920 x1080 Resolution (1080p Full HD) - Business Class High Speed Internet (Hardwired Broadband) - Dedicated telephone and fax line - Noise cancelling headset and microphone - 1 Terabyte backup hard drive - CyberPower PowerPane -Personal Edition 1.2.7 USP Backup Battery/Power - HP Scanner, Printer, Copier - Shredder - HTC One cell phone w/unlimited text & data liked to my email addresses providing accessibility 24/7 - Secured File Cabinets and Office - Microsoft Office Suite Professional Plus 2013 - Sage Act! Pro 2011 - SmartDraw Legal and Business Software - Adobe Air - Adobe Flash Player - Adobe Reader - Adobe Photoshop Elements - Java - Logitech Orbit AF Webcam - Logitech Vid HD - Skype - Google Docs - Dropbox  less

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    • $17.22 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 5778 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
  • 226 jobs & 1821 hrs. TURKISH Translator : Certified, Sworn, Accredited

    ATTENTION:All the ratings I receive in the last 3 years are 5.0 / 5.0 for 2-3 years. oDesk says there is a mis-calculation BUG in its average-rating-calculation formula. . ******************** Dear Sirs & Madams, With 8 years experience, I am the … more

    ATTENTION:All the ratings I receive in the last 3 years are 5.0 / 5.0 for 2-3 years. oDesk says there is a mis-calculation BUG in its average-rating-calculation formula. . ******************** Dear Sirs & Madams, With 8 years experience, I am the most preferred, the most working, the most qualified, and the most experienced NATIVE Turkish Translator, ( Sworn, Certified and Accredited ) at oDesk and some other websites. I hold a 4 year degree diploma on ELT - English Language & Literature. Some of My Clients: • Facebook • Coca-Cola USA • Pinterest • Yandex • Sony UK ...and 200+ others ! ( total # of freelance jobs/projects at top 4 sites : 361+ ) --> All are provable Freelance works with working links! No lies, no false & doubtful references! Moreover, I am a Proofreader / Linguist, and an Official English Teacher at Turkish State Schools The Only Turkish Contractor with 4.98 Rating score After 226 jobs done at oDesk! The Most Experienced, the top scorer in English Language tests among the Turkish Translators at oDesk! The Only Sworn, Accredited Certified Turkish Translator here ! -- I can provide wet signed, translation-custom stamped, official certification over the translation I do. The "Genuine" Translator with Sworn Translation Stamps to Certify your official documents • The most experienced at oDesk, #1 by far with 226 jobs & 1821+ hours! • Most Preferred - 226 jobs at oDesk, 361 jobs in Total, • Most Reliable - Real Genuine Translator • Most Qualified - Holds a degree on "English Language and Literature" • Top-scorer in "English" Test Results among Turkish oDeskers • Fastest Contractor - All these were done in 4 years About Turkey & Turkish Language Market Prices: - - - - Turkey is the MOST EXPENSIVE COUNTRY in terms of benzine, diesel-fuel, electricity, nature-gas, and a few more sectors, and it has the HIGHEST TAX RATES in the world. I can send a PDF document with working web-links to prove that Plus, We are feeding 3 million Syrians in camps with our taxes Do not expect me to work for low rates of the Far-east, the Asia, the Africa and the Middle-east. About My Hourly Rate: - - - - The Per Hour Rate Specified Above Is Not For Long Term / Ongoing Jobs. If Your Job Is Not Long Term / Ongoing , The Rate I Will Bid Can Be LOWER D e t a i l e d . I n f o r m a t i o n: - - - - D i f f e r e n c e • Ranked # 1 among all Turkish Contractors as well as Turkish Translators • Lecturer at the Best University of Turkey -- Bogazici University • Professional Top Quality Work Performed in Office atmosphere • Working as a married couple of translators E d u c a t i o n • Graduate with honors from Reputable Turkish Universities • International English Teacher Certification • Both are State Universities -- not Private Universities C e r t i f i c a t i o n • Official Sworn Turkish Translator Certification by Turkish Government • International Pedagogic Formation Certification for English Teaching Q u a l i f i c a t i o n s . a t . o D e s k • 1st Place at "English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)" among ALL oDeskers • Top 10% at 7 oDesk "English" Tests • Top 20% at 2 oDesk "English" Tests • Top 30% at 3 oDesk "English" Tests • Best "English Language" Test Results among Turkish oDeskers A u t h e n t i c i t y • Id-verified by oDesk • Provable diplomas & certifications E x p e r i e n c e • 8 Yrs of Professional Translation Experience ( part time, full time, co-owner of business ) • Even translated the website of the University she graduated • 2+ Years of work as Official English Teacher at Turkish State Schools T a l e n t s / D i s t i n c t i v e . A b i l i t i e s • the Idealist Perfectionist -- used to be English Teacher at Turkish State Schools • # 1 Not only among Turkish Translators, but among all Turkish Contractors! • No Grammar mistakes/no typos: error-free translation! • (Unlike competitors) Doing her own business -- really graduated from that field! J o b - T y p e s • Translation, Proof-reading, Interpretation • Off-line or On Site / In Line / Web Translator • Turkish Localization Specialist / Expert • Video / Audio Transcriber • Web Research / Market Research • Warm Calls • Voice over Talent / Audio Record • Audio / Video Transcription • Phone Support / Customer Support S e c t o r s • Technical / Engineering • Legal / Contract / Notary Government Language • Us States' Federal Laws & Regulations • Medical / Medicine / Chemical / Biology • Turkish Ministry Laws & Regulations O t h e r • I am a Public Notary Accredited Sworn Translator working in Istanbul - Turkey • I was graduated with honors from an ELT department of a 4 year degree diploma program at a reputable Turkish university. • I am a Native Turk translator and lingust born and living in Turkiye / Turkei / Turquie / Tacchino / Turco • I have and use SDL Trados Studio with SDLX DTP Processing and other software like Wordfast, POedit, etc. I am proficient and experienced in these software.  less

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    • $25.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 1821 HOURS
    • TURKEY
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 33 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 13 TESTS
  • 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
  • Admin/Virtual/Personal Assistant, Data Entry, PowerPoint, Blogger, SEO

    I am a seasoned contractor on Odesk who has had a good track record. I'm a personal assistant but I also do data entry, web research, and PowerPoint presentations. Previously worked as a Personal Assistant for a California-based law … more

    I am a seasoned contractor on Odesk who has had a good track record. I'm a personal assistant but I also do data entry, web research, and PowerPoint presentations. Previously worked as a Personal Assistant for a California-based law firm wherein I was able to hone my skills by performing multiple tasks, my goal is to deliver what the client wants. Ad when it comes to quality of work, I'm one of the best.  less

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    • $8.89 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 4752 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 22 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 13 TESTS
  • Translator (Russian/English/French)

    I am a native Russian speaker, Fluent English and French languages. Special fields: Legal, Technical, Marketing, Websites. 1st place test result in English to Russian Translation Skills. Top 20% test score in French to English Translation Skills. Always ready to … more

    I am a native Russian speaker, Fluent English and French languages. Special fields: Legal, Technical, Marketing, Websites. 1st place test result in English to Russian Translation Skills. Top 20% test score in French to English Translation Skills. Always ready to help you! Availability: frequent email check and Skype, if needed. Thank you for visiting my profile!  less

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    • $11.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 1228 HOURS
    • RUSSIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 2 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 7 TESTS
    GROUPS:
  • Certified Bookkeeper, Acctg. Professional, Researcher & Data Encoder

    I am looking for a long term bookkeeping, accounting, and para-legal online jobs that will fully utilize acquired skills, experience and commitment .

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    • $4.44 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.8
    • 3321 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 10 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 20 TESTS
  • Executive Assistant Scheduler

    B.S. in criminology and am currently taking classes to become a cerified paralegal. I have extensive customer service experience with excellent typing, comprehension and communication skills, and a willingness to learn.

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    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 1901 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 5 TESTS
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