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

128

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 4.68.

4.68

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
  • Top 10 Lawyer, Project Manager and Certified Translator (EN/ES/PT)

    I'm one of the Top 10% most successful freelancers on oDesk*. I'm a lawyer, published author, editor, project manager and certified translator [English into Spanish]. Over the past months, I've earned USD$10,000+ working as an … more

    I'm one of the Top 10% most successful freelancers on oDesk*. I'm a lawyer, published author, editor, project manager and certified translator [English into Spanish]. Over the past months, I've earned USD$10,000+ working as an Account & Reservations Manager at AlwaysOnVacation, Inc., USD$5,000+ as a legal consultant/translator for Andrew Johns | Raymond James Canada, USD$1,300+ as a financial translator for Annuity Straight Talk LCC and USD$1,000+ as a project manager at Premier Focus Inc. That can give you an idea of how professional, reliable and commited I am. I always strive for long-term business relationships with my clients. My fields of expertise include: • Finance, Banking, Legal Documents, Business and Commerce, Insurance • Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, Architecture • Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Automotive • Patents, Trademarks and Intellectual Property • Biology, Medicine & Pharmaceuticals, Medical Equipment • Telecommunications, Computer Software and Hardware, Websites • Management and Training Materials • Travel and Tourism Are you looking for a Project Manager with leadership and managerial skills? I'm the person you must hire. I've 5+ years of expertise in team management, QA evaluation, KPI's creation, Action Plans, 1:1 Sessions, and many other aspects of managing people and businesses. If you need a person that will stick to your deadlines, stay in touch with you at all times, and take your business to the next level, I'm the one you should hire. You'll always get the best from me, no matter if it is a USD$10 or USD$1,000 project. Guaranteed. Hire me and put your mind at ease. I'll take care of the rest. *See image in my portfolio.  less

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    • $25.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.7
    • 831 HOURS
    • EL SALVADOR
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 10 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 14 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

    drafting legal-research contract-drafting legal-writing 00 more less
    • $24.44 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 1237 HOURS
    • INDIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
  • Indonesian Writer, Translator and Researcher

    Being a freelancer is not always, in my reality-based opininon, unqualified to do some works. On the contrary, sometimes a freelancer could give you a unique, surprising, shock and attractive result experience of a project. As an interpreter and translator … more

    Being a freelancer is not always, in my reality-based opininon, unqualified to do some works. On the contrary, sometimes a freelancer could give you a unique, surprising, shock and attractive result experience of a project. As an interpreter and translator, I always have a faith that interpreting and translating is an art to change the word's form, from one to another language by maintaining the original taste of the origin language. Moreover, the main priority of these activities is to produce a translation that could gain the people’s highest comprehension by observing the targeted language development. It requires skills and creativities for the translator/interpreter itself. With the ability, skill and 4 years eperience in this field, I would be glad to offer my services to anyone who need by providing a high quality result to reach a mutual benefits.  less

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    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 1175 HOURS
    • INDONESIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 3 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 6 TESTS
    ASSOCIATED WITH:
  • Legal Research and Writing, Appeals & Journalism

    I have over 28 years experience working as a consultant for attorneys. In that role, I have been responsible for legal research, case analysis, case management, pre-trial, all aspects of discovery, litigation (jury and bench trials), preparing state and federal … more

    I have over 28 years experience working as a consultant for attorneys. In that role, I have been responsible for legal research, case analysis, case management, pre-trial, all aspects of discovery, litigation (jury and bench trials), preparing state and federal trial court pleadings as well as briefs in state and federal appellate courts. I have experience in all areas of the law. I prefer civil law, however, I have extensive experience in criminal law. I taught legal research and writing for 3 years as part of a college level paralegal certification course. I have strong English skills and I am CELTA trained to teach English. My native language is English. I also speak Russian (ILR Level 2 +2), Spanish (ILR Level 1 +2), Ukrainian (ILR Level 1), Dutch (ILR Level 1), German (ILR Level 1), and French (ILR Level 1). I have over 35 years experience as a photographer and 10 years experience as a photojournalist.  less

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    • $55.56 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 38 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 3 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
  • CA Lawyer Online

    Get legal answers you can understand; without confusing legal jargon. Know and Protect your rights BEFORE you find yourself in court, with answers when you need them! When it comes to legal services, can you afford to make a wrong … more

    Get legal answers you can understand; without confusing legal jargon. Know and Protect your rights BEFORE you find yourself in court, with answers when you need them! When it comes to legal services, can you afford to make a wrong decision? Fixing problems later almost always costs more than avoiding them in the first place. Ensure that you get both solid legal and business advice in all types of matters. Let my experience put you in control of your legal challenges so you can concentrate on other aspects of your life. If I can't handle your legal problem, I will help you find someone who can. Unfortunately, Law and justice are not always the same! Running my own consulting company provided me with valuable experience negotiating, problem solving and working through confrontational issues. My accomplishments, business experiences, education and interests are my means to providing you the services you seek. Let me put my tenacious attitude and strategic mindset to work for you! Whether you are unsure if you need a lawyer, face your first legal situation, need help to handle existing problems, or want a second opinion, please contact me. If you need help in any of the following areas, I can assist you: • General Legal Services • Custom Contracts & Reusable Templates • e-Business Policies • Legal Compliance Audits • Negotiation Support • ADA, HIPAA & Federal Law Compliance • Debtor-Creditor • Fair Debt Collection Practices Act • Fair Credit Reporting Act • Judgment, Liens, Garnishment • Housing Problems • Consumer Cases • Business Plans • Corp, Partnership, LLC, LLP • Non-Profit - 501(c)(3) • Director, Officer Indemnification • Shareholder Agreements • Homeowner Association Disputes • Criminal Law • Small Claims • Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning In addition, employers or clients saved over $53 million during a 15-year period using my expertise in Information Systems Consulting and Management Consulting. Copyright 2013 CA Lawyer Online NOTICE and DISCLOSURE: The information in or provided through this website is for general information purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice. Each legal issue is different and the information contained on this website may not apply to your case. You should be aware that the Statute of Limitations (the deadline imposed by law within which you may bring a lawsuit) may severely limit the time remaining for you to file any potential claims you may have. Legal information is not legal advice. Therefore, no person should act or rely on any information in this site without seeking the advice of an attorney. This Web site may be considered advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules. The hiring of an attorney is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Because I am an attorney licensed in California and Oregon and admitted to practice before the federal courts, you will only receive legal advice applicable to California, Oregon and/or federal law. You should not consider anything contained on this website to be a guarantee or prediction of result. Prior results are provided for general information purposes only and do not guaranty, warranty or predict a similar outcome with respect to any future matter. This Web site is not intended to be advertising and the Law Offices of David C. Johnston does not wish to represent anyone desiring representation based upon viewing this Web site in a state where this Web site fails to comply with all laws and ethical rules of that state. In the event that any information on this website does not fully conform with regulations in any jurisdiction, this law firm will not accept representation based on that information. I do not collect any information about you other than what you provide to me through chat, by email, or over the phone. To demonstrate my commitment to informed disclosure and to accurately communicate any use of your personally identifiable information, you are directed to read all oDesk policies, to include at minimum the Terms and Conditions of Use and the Privacy Policy. All potential clients are urged to make their own independent investigation and evaluation of any lawyer being considered. To the extent the State Bar rules require me to designate a principal office and/or single attorney responsible for this site, CA Lawyer Online designates David C. Johnston, with offices and contact information as currently listed with the State Bars of California and Oregon, as the attorney responsible for this CA LAWYER ONLINE oDesk listing. Before you become my client, or I become your attorney, several procedures, including checks for conflicts of interest, must be performed. No attorney-client relationship is formed by reading this website or by merely chatting with or by sending email to CA LAWYER ONLINE.  less

    contract-law contract-drafting civil-law corporate-law criminal-law family-law intellectual-property-law trade-law legal-writing legal-research 00 more less
    • $90.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 15 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
  • Attorney at Law

    My goals are to continue assisting individuals and businesses with fewer than fifty employees address their legal problems, and to continue helping them prevent other legal problems from occurring. I am a lawyer, licensed in California since 1986. During this … more

    My goals are to continue assisting individuals and businesses with fewer than fifty employees address their legal problems, and to continue helping them prevent other legal problems from occurring. I am a lawyer, licensed in California since 1986. During this time, I have represented companies in all phases of their existence. Much of my practice is devoted to helping companies address the range of legal issues and problems that can occur (labor problems, contract disputes, tax and environmental issues, business torts, IP disputes, and the like) through negotiation, arbitration, and litigation. I have also helped businesses draft their initial agreements and organization papers, prepared and reviewed agreements needed for the conduct of their business, and represented them during the sale or winding up of their business. I also work with individuals who wish to represent themselves in resolving a variety of disputes. I help them draft court papers, I coach them on arguments to make to the judge, and I ghost-write letters and settlement documents. This part of my practice is now expanding into assisting other lawyers who have a temporary surplus of work and need experienced assistance. I also have a small trusts, estates, and tax planning practice. I run a "virtual office," meaning nearly all communication will be electronic. For my clients' convenience, I have a San Francisco telephone and fax number. This structure allows me to pass substantial reductions in attorney's fees to my clients, while still providing the quality representation of an experienced and licensed lawyer in California and federal law.  less

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    • $133.33 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 227 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 3 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
  • Contract specialist/Contract review/T&Cs and Privacy Policy expert

    An experienced paralegal, legal researcher and legal writer. A Bachelor of Laws and Political Science degree holder. An expert in Contract, Labor, and Company laws. My expertise includes: 1. Contract drafting 2. Legal research/writing and paralegal 3. Contract review … more

    An experienced paralegal, legal researcher and legal writer. A Bachelor of Laws and Political Science degree holder. An expert in Contract, Labor, and Company laws. My expertise includes: 1. Contract drafting 2. Legal research/writing and paralegal 3. Contract review 4. Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policy, and User Agreement 5. Blog/website content writing Legal work is my passion. Law is the field of study where I am good at. I acquired my writing skills through years of academic experience. oDesk is one of the best avenues for me to maximize my potential as a legal writer. Satisfactory result with due regard to the best customer service experience of my clients is my ultimate goal. With my education, skills, and years of experience in legal writing, I believe I can be of great help to any client with efficiency and professionalism.  less

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    • $25.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.7
    • 838 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 3 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 5 TESTS
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  • 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
    ASSOCIATED WITH:
  • Paralegal/Bankruptcy Paralegal/Content Writer

    I am a paralegal with over 24 years experience in several areas of the legal field (17 years as a bankruptcy paralegal and trustee paralegal). I hold a BS in Political Science in addition to my degree as a paralegal … more

    I am a paralegal with over 24 years experience in several areas of the legal field (17 years as a bankruptcy paralegal and trustee paralegal). I hold a BS in Political Science in addition to my degree as a paralegal. I have been writing for a popular online site for over 6 years and wanted to branch out to reach other clients in need of someone with excellent writing skills.  less

    paralegal legal-research legal-writing legal-transcription blog-writing content-writing article-writing 00 more less
    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 230 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 7 TESTS
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