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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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oDesk Legal Research Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 124 Legal Research projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

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Time to Complete oDesk Legal Research Jobs

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Average Legal Research Freelancer Feedback Score

Legal Research oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.69.

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Last updated: April 1, 2015

  • Paralegal/ Contract Drafting and Review/ Legal Research

    I am a professional paralegal specializing in contract drafting & analysis, legal research, corporate law, and intellectual property. I have a Bachelor's degree from the University of California, Irvine and a master's degree in Legal Studies from Webster University … more

    I am a professional paralegal specializing in contract drafting & analysis, legal research, corporate law, and intellectual property. I have a Bachelor's degree from the University of California, Irvine and a master's degree in Legal Studies from Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri.  less

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    • $15.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 442 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 14 TESTS
  • Canadian Law Grad, Blogger, Food Writer

    I am a highly talented law school graduate looking to be hired. I am interested in working for you as I feel my skills and experience is what you are looking for. I have great skills and experience in legal … more

    I am a highly talented law school graduate looking to be hired. I am interested in working for you as I feel my skills and experience is what you are looking for. I have great skills and experience in legal research, legal writing, and blogging about food, health, nutrition, and lifestyle. I also have strong skills in French. I am confident that my qualifications and education will suit your project. I am ready to start work for you now. You can visit my blog at www.lifeafteroxtail.com, www.theRichest.com and http://lawiscool.com/tag/simone-samuels/ for examples of my posts. You can also visit http://about.me/simone.samuels for more information about me.  less

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    • $22.22 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 13 HOURS
    • CANADA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
  • 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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    • $22.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 849 HOURS
    • INDIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 5 TESTS
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  • Contract Attorney/Small Business Attorney

    Over the last 5 years I have held numerous positions that have focused on interpreting complex state and federal regulations and explaining their practical implications to senior management and clients. I have extensive experience drafting and reviewing contracts as well … more

    Over the last 5 years I have held numerous positions that have focused on interpreting complex state and federal regulations and explaining their practical implications to senior management and clients. I have extensive experience drafting and reviewing contracts as well as counseling small business owners regarding compliance with state and federal regulations, corporate governance and contractual disputes. Additionally, I am a published writer with numerous articles and blogs posted on the web. I love to write and have experience editing material for professional publications. I have my own legal practice based in Wisconsin dedicated to providing small business services and criminal defense representation.  less

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    • $111.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 341 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 11 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
    ASSOCIATED WITH:
  • Expert Lawyer - IP/IT and Contracts

    I am the No.1 Australian ODesk Lawyers because of your trust in me. * Fixed price - guaranteed * * Expert advice from a lawyer - guaranteed * * Plain English - guaranteed * * Delivered on time - guaranteed * No.1 Australian lawyer on Elance. Toogoods Lawyers is an … more

    I am the No.1 Australian ODesk Lawyers because of your trust in me. * Fixed price - guaranteed * * Expert advice from a lawyer - guaranteed * * Plain English - guaranteed * * Delivered on time - guaranteed * No.1 Australian lawyer on Elance. Toogoods Lawyers is an Australia law firm providing legal services to clients all around the world continuously since 1983. Toogoods people are responsive and accessible and have access to advanced technology to make sure your experience is smooth. We know the law. From contract drafting to debt collection to intellectual property - we can help 24/7. None of our work is outsourced and all work is undertaken by qualified lawyers. We represent true value for money. In the Elance environment, remember paying peanuts may mean getting a monkey  less

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    • $66.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 96 HOURS
    • AUSTRALIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 3 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
  • Top-notch writer with many years experience as UK commercial lawyer

    UK legal professional. My goal is to help you grow your business and do the research or work that you do not want to do or cannot do. You can then concentrate on the things that you do enjoy doing … more

    UK legal professional. My goal is to help you grow your business and do the research or work that you do not want to do or cannot do. You can then concentrate on the things that you do enjoy doing and can do to develop your business. I currently write freelance and have provided my expertise for Justipedia.com, Academic Knowledge and Prospect Solution (Academic Solution LLC) as well as for law firms in the US, Canada and Australia. I work in a range of styles and formats, including academic papers, newsletters, annual reports, white papers, bulletins, articles and blogs. My specialty is demystifying complex topics for the layman or for business clients, making them clear and easy to understand. My academic qualifications include an upper second class LLB and an LLM in commercial law both from the University of London. I practiced as a commercial lawyer in London, England for many years. Currently I am based in Montego Bay, Jamaica. My past experience includes advising business leaders on all aspects of UK commercial law including company law, competition law, compliance, information technology, intellectual property, data protection, procurement, advertising and marketing. I have also recently been involved in assisting with US immigration matters drafting petition letters for sponsoring employers and referees from source material including resumes, job descriptions and web materials (O-1 visas). Previous employers include private law firms, the Financial Services Authority, an asset management company, a FTSE 250 company and a government Department. Examples of previous work can be provided if required.  less

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    • $77.78 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 77 HOURS
    • JAMAICA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 3 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
  • Writer/Editor/Attorney: Law| Business | Creative| Academic | etc.

    For more than 15 years, I have been a writer and editor in many different capacities, from writing white papers on healthcare policy, to founding and editing a literary journal, to editing theses and dissertations for graduate students, to crafting … more

    For more than 15 years, I have been a writer and editor in many different capacities, from writing white papers on healthcare policy, to founding and editing a literary journal, to editing theses and dissertations for graduate students, to crafting and revising resumes. I am also an attorney, with very strong legal research and writing skills in many areas of the law. Much of my professional experience has been in healthcare policy and law, and I have an excellent grasp of medical terminology and am familiar with a broad range of health topics and issues. In addition, I write literary fiction that has been published widely. My collection of short fiction was published in June of 2014. If it's not listed, I might know it. If I don't know it, I'd love to learn it. I look forward to working with you. (Please note that my fees for legal work are higher than my posted hourly rate, which is my fee for general writing and editing.)  less

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    • $30.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 22 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 12 TESTS
  • Personal and Business Attorney

    Licensed US/Texas attorney seeking to represent American or foreign parties with transactional documents and/or contracts review, drafting, or negotiation. Other services include compliance, legal research, relocation to the US assistance, licensing/permitting, and letter drafting. I seek to … more

    Licensed US/Texas attorney seeking to represent American or foreign parties with transactional documents and/or contracts review, drafting, or negotiation. Other services include compliance, legal research, relocation to the US assistance, licensing/permitting, and letter drafting. I seek to develop long-term relationships, which means my work is always of the highest quality. My office provides limited as well as full representation services at flat and hourly rates.  less

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    • $83.33 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 22 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 7 TESTS
    ASSOCIATED WITH:
  • Attorney/Legal Researcher

    I am an attorney who has worked as a paralegal, law librarian, adjunct legal instructor and former municipal judge. I enjoy researching and writing. I love my current job as an adjunct instructor but I would love to pursue the challenge of undertaking a part time legal research and writing assignment.

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    • $55.56 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 276 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Vietnamese translator, Legal Clerk, Data entry specialist

    I am a graduate from the University of Law in Ho Chi Minh city. I am Vietnamese native speaker. My most latest experience has been as a Legal executive in Serenity Holding. Work on his position is mostly aimed on … more

    I am a graduate from the University of Law in Ho Chi Minh city. I am Vietnamese native speaker. My most latest experience has been as a Legal executive in Serenity Holding. Work on his position is mostly aimed on drafting contracts and documents in both Vietnamese and English, drafting bidding documents and contracts to construction companies. I have been also providing assistance and secretary work for our legal director that included business trips, organizing schedule, date entry work and interpreting during meetings with foreign partners. I have experience with English (with TOEIC certificate and for many years, I am communicating in English with my foreign friends from USA, Czech Republic, French, Philippines, … over the internet and during their visits.) I also have experience with office computing (Microsoft office), Photoscape, Photoshop, Windows Movie Maker, Proshow producer programs.  less

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    • $7.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 0 HOURS
    • VIETNAM
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
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