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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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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

  • 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
    • 1826 HOURS
    • INDIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 10 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
  • French-American IT/Internet Contract & Environmental Law Attorney

    Ariel Humphrey is a licensed Internet/IT Contract Attorney ranked "Number 1" amongst all of the top Odesk Contract Attorneys. My activity is mainly aimed at helping start-up companies/businesses to be perfectly managed from a Legal and contractual perspective … more

    Ariel Humphrey is a licensed Internet/IT Contract Attorney ranked "Number 1" amongst all of the top Odesk Contract Attorneys. My activity is mainly aimed at helping start-up companies/businesses to be perfectly managed from a Legal and contractual perspective. 1) My goals are to develop several activities on oDesk including the drafting, editing, review, creation or translation of sophisticated Contracts/Agreements in the field of Business law in general (corporate and banking agreements including shareholders' agreements or revolving line of credit agreements for instance) and also specifically in the sector of Internet Business Law (including SEO/CRO service agreements and/or website design & development agreements and/or terms of services (TOS) and privacy policies for websites), of IT Law (including software development agreements or software license agreements or end-user license agreements (EULA)), of Sports/Entertainment/Art/Music (including graphic design agreements or music license agreements or Sponsorship Agreements) whether it be in French, in English or in both languages (bilingual contracts). I do have a very large database of contracts and agreements (templates) including all kinds of agreements related to the matters mentioned above and to business law in general. You will benefit from my legal know-how and database, given that I can adapt all of my contracts to your particular situation and needs so that we come up with a tailor-made contract solution for You. 2) I am a French Licensed attorney and I can assist you and address your needs related to French Law, international contract law (including but not limited to Australian Law, Canadian Law, U.S. Law etc.). I am a French corporate attorney which means that I am an expert in French Corporate law having practiced in different Paris-based prestigious law firms (including Eversheds, Vaughan Avocats). 3) I am a US citizen and a French Native citizen (European Citizen). I am perfectly bilingual with high level writing and analytical skills that I would like you to benefit from should you need my services when French and/or English language(s) are involved. With such writing, linguistic and analytical skills I am used to writing/drafting/reviewing/editing/proofreading Legal or Business documents of all kinds related to or about any subject that falls within my strong, all-around and broad General Technical and legal culture/knowledge/know-how/Experience). I also have a large experience as a business and legal translator. 4) In addition to my solid experience as a business attorney throughout Europe as you can see on my resume which you will find below, I worked as a legal Consultant in India in 2011 for the Legal Process Outsourcing Company Quislex Inc.; I also worked in 2008 in Louisiana and in San Diego, California in 2010 : in other words, I have a large international wingspan when it comes to work. I remain at your service no matter what :-) ! You can find me on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/arielhumphrey Ariel Humphrey IT/Internet Contract Attorney  less

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    • $92.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 2084 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 5 TESTS
  • 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
    • 4431 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 13 TESTS
    ASSOCIATED WITH:
  • 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
  • Paralegal/Credit Restore/Legal Researcher/Contract Management/Manager

    FAST ACCURATE DRAFTING OF PERSONAL INJURY DEMAND LETTERS I specialize in the fast and accurate drafting of Personal Injury Demand Letters that effectively communicate the severity of your client’s injuries and property damages. The result is a demand letter … more

    FAST ACCURATE DRAFTING OF PERSONAL INJURY DEMAND LETTERS I specialize in the fast and accurate drafting of Personal Injury Demand Letters that effectively communicate the severity of your client’s injuries and property damages. The result is a demand letter that encourages fast case settlement. This Is What You And Your Client Get For Your Money! A review of your client’s medical records; A review of your client’s medical bills; A review of the accident report or other documentation of the incident; Legal research re: if law applicable to your case; The drafting of the Demand Letter (Exhibits must be provided by you and your client): The Demand Letter may include (at You and Your Client's request) discussion of: The Insurance Adjusters Contact Section; The Description of Collision Section; The Initial Symptoms Section; The Initial Treatment Section; The Substantive Treatment Section; The Causation Section; The Reasonableness of Treatment Section; The Economic Damages Section; The Long Term Effects of Diagnosed Injury Section; The Non Economic Damages Section; and The Demand Section (amount of the demand as determined by you and your client) Sections Are Added or Deleted Upon You Or Your Client's Request. The Demand Letters are/will be billed at a flat rate based on the amount of your client’s medical bills as follows: $150.00 for demands involving medical bills up to $20,000; $175.00 for medical bills between $20,001 and $50,000; and $200.00 for medical bills over $50,000. “COLLECT YOUR $JUDGMENT MONEY$ NOW!!!” IF JUDGMENT RECOVERY IF Judgment Recovery will use every method at our disposal to recover the full amount of the unpaid judgment plus any interest that has accrued since the judgment was issued, if you have a valid court awarded judgment of $1,000 or more. There is no up-front cost to you. There are no fees no hidden charges, only an agreement that a percentage of the judgment collected be paid as consignment. Ranked in top 25 Best Virtual Assistant for June and July 2009. Over 15 years of experience as a Paralegal, Legal Assistant, Legal Researcher. My strengths in the legal field are; attention to details, file management, research using databases such as Lexis Nexis and West Law, etc., analyzing, editing, and composing documents. And over 12 years providing services online as a Virtual Assistant. Over 16 years experience as a Private Detective and Operations Manager; Security and Loss Prevention. My strengths as a manager are in screening, recruiting, hiring, training, managing and maintaining a high level of employee production and performance while maintaining or exceeding a monthly corporate set P&L. Below please find a listing of some of the services that I provide: Legal Research and Writings Marketing Research Competitive Research Business Research General Research Prior Art Research Real Estate Research Draft and answers litigation (court) documents: Complaints Oppositions Requests Interrogatories Contracts and Agreements Independent Contractors Agreement Non-Disclosure Agreements Sales Rep Contracts Employment Agreements Distributor Agreements Confidentiality Agreements Technology Agreements Lease Agreements Warranty Deeds Grant Deeds Quit Claim Deeds MOU Divorce Documents Foreclosure litigation assistance Draft demand letters Customer Service Management Retail Merchant Credit Restoration Judgment Recovery Inside Sales/Customer Support Sales Processing Quality assurance calls Personal Assistant Document Conversion (PDF to Word) (Word to PDF) Title Act Review & Summary Just to name a few! Computer skills in Windows 5/98/2000/XP/Vista, Internet, Needles, ProLaw, Abacus, Microsoft Office, Corel 8, CRM, PDF to Word Conversion, Lexis Nexis, West Law, LexisOne, Claris Works, Word-Perfect and other software applications. PROFESSIONAL REMOTE SERVICE SPECIALIST My profile and portfolio is available for your review at: http://www.odesk.com/users/~~a4aaa16cdacc32d3 Complete Credit Restoration I will provide you with a 3 cycle mailing of the necessary letters; Dispute Letters, Denial Request Letter, Follow-Up Letters and Response to Frivolous Allegations Letters to get your credit scores up within a short period of time so that you will be able to accomplish all of your goals. • This Process May Remove Negative Items from Your Credit Report • This Process May Consolidate Multiple Accounts • This Process May Remove Outdated Information from Your Credit Report • This Process May Delete Unauthorized Inquires from Your Credit Report • This Process May Delete Inaccurate Information from Your Credit Report • This Process May Remove Credit Counseling Notations from Your Credit Report • This Process May Remove Unidentifiable Information from Your Credit Report • This process May Merge Inquiries • This Process May Help You Get Better Interest Rates on Credit Cards, Auto Loans or Home Loans  less

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    • $20.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.8
    • 1925 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 10 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 10 TESTS
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  • 228 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 : 364+ ) --> 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 228 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 228 jobs & 1821+ hours! • Most Preferred - 228 jobs at oDesk, 364 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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    • $20.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 1821 HOURS
    • TURKEY
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 33 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 13 TESTS
  • 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
    • 1202 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 10 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 10 TESTS
    ASSOCIATED WITH:
  • 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
    • 4757 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
    • 1248 HOURS
    • RUSSIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 2 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 7 TESTS
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  • 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
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