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Legal writing oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.79.

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Daniel Johnsen

Daniel Johnsen

US Corporate Attorney with MBA

United States - Last active: 05/25/2014 - Tests: 1

I am an extremely adept legal writer and researcher, with over 4 years experience helping companies meet their legal needs. I am persistent in my work, very detail oriented, and I always keep your needs in mind. My additional background in Finance and International Business allows me to manage technical and complex tasks in many areas in which other attorneys are weak. I will not stop until the job is done to your satisfaction! I can help you with: - Legal drafting - including a wide variety of business contracts, corporate policy, employee handbooks, and legal briefs - Legal research - including researching case law, federal and state regulation, and international law - Document review - including e-discovery, contract review, and litigation support - Contract negotiation - Business analysis - Financial analysis

$40.00 /hr
353 hours
5.00
JR Lanis

JR Lanis

Transactional Attorney

United States - Last active: 07/21/2014 - Tests: 2

I am a transactional attorney with experience in mergers and acquisitions, securities, venture capital, real estate, finance, tax, and employment issues. I specialize in assisting emerging and mid-sized companies address their legal needs. I have worked with all kinds of clients in a variety of industries and with a multitude of matters.

$166.67 /hr
21 hours
5.00
Eric Williams

Eric Williams

Legal and Business Consultant

United States - Last active: 04/09/2013 - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

I am seeking Clients to utilize my skills, abilities and potential. After my service in the U.S. Army, and a career in Law Enforcement, I attended Law School and worked as a private Attorney for over 10 years. Working from home with flexibility is now my priority. I bring a focused organizational approach to problem solving, along with leadership abilities that motivate those around me to succeed. My education and experiences have allowed me to take on the most challenging duties in my prior professions. From representing abused and neglected children in the Texas Child Protective Services system, to supporting a Battalion of Texas State Guard soldiers as their Executive Officer during deployment to hurricane Alex along the southern border of Texas, I have shown that my skills and abilities improve and enhance the performance of any organization. Thank you for this opportunity to be of service.

$27.78 /hr
60 hours
5.00
Isabel Chang

Isabel Chang

Certified Litigation Paralegal, Over 9 Yrs of Expe...

United States - Last active: 09/13/2014 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 8

I am a certified paralegal with seven years of litigation experience managing complex matters in high-pressure corporate environments; and the founder of Legal G. Sphinx, e-paralegal solutions, a company offering professional paralegal services in a virtual/cloud-based capacity. My legal competencies are as follows: • Advanced legal document production in MS Word at 100 WPM. • Ability to draft, edit, cite-check and finalize civil motions and related pleadings. • Research skills in LexisNexis/Westlaw/Shepard's Citation. • Ability to analyze and perform complex document review of voluminous e-discovery. • Ability to handle high-volume requests with Adobe Acrobat & OCR technology. • Multi-jurisdictional knowledge, skilled in electronic filings and docket retrievals (PACER/ECF). • Experienced in researching, retrieving and analyzing medical records; can draft/prepare medical chronologies for case development. • Can work independently to initiate and develop cases from drafting/preparing initial pleadings to assisting with motions practice. My professional value as summarized: • ABA-approved paralegal certification from the University of California, Los Angeles. • 10 years of legal office experience, encompassing 7 years as a certified paralegal in demanding, corporate litigation environments. • High-quality work product, sharp attention to detail as evidenced by enduring odesk contracts, feedback and repeat attorney clientele. • Excellence in analytic writing and graduate research. • Identity and information are Odesk.com verified. My LinkedIn profile: www.linkedin.com/in/legalgsphinx My Website: www.legalgsphinx.com I look forward to working with you.

$35.00 /hr
266 hours
5.00
Yolanda H.

Yolanda H.

Former Attorney Contracts Specialist & Business De...

United States - Last active: 10/30/2014 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

Legal Counsel Business Development Professional Paralegal Legal & Technical Writing General Web Design & Social Media Marketing As Business Development Consultant, locates or proposes potential business deals by contacting potential partners; discovering and exploring opportunities. Screens potential business deals by analyzing market strategies, deal requirements, potential, and financials; evaluating options; resolving internal priorities; recommending equity investments. Develops negotiating strategies and positions by studying integration of new venture with company strategies and operations; examining risks and potentials; estimating partners' needs and goals. Closes new business deals by coordinating requirements; developing and negotiating contracts; integrating contract requirements with business operations.As Business Development Consultant, locates or proposes potential business deals by contacting potential partners; discovering and exploring opportunities. Screens potential business deals by analyzing market strategies, deal requirements, potential, and financials; evaluating options; resolving internal priorities; recommending equity investments. Develops negotiating strategies and positions by studying integration of new venture with company strategies and operations; examining risks and potentials; estimating partners' needs and goals. Closes new business deals by coordinating requirements; developing and negotiating contracts; integrating contract requirements with business operations.

$55.56 /hr
42 hours
5.00
Drew Alia, Esq.

Drew Alia, Esq. Agency Contractor

U.S. Patent Attorney, Trademarks, Copyright, Websi...

United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

Best attorney in client satisfaction and FAST! Registered to Practice before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, Bar # 64631. On Elance.com, Drew is ranked # 1 and has about 600 lifetime client reviews. Extensive experience with Patents, Trademarks, Searches, Prosecution, TTAB, Cease & Desist, Copyrights, Website Disclaimers, Terms of Use, Privacy Policies, Freedom to Operate, Infringement Opinions, LLC & Corps. Looking for a better qualified attorney experience without huge legal fees or huge egos? Contact us for INSTANT WORK. Turnaround time is generally 24-48hrs. ***Beware of sharing your invention with non-lawyers, document preparation companies or marketing companies! ***Beware of filing Patents and TM's with attorneys who are NOT registered to practice before the USPTO! Drew will beat any attorney's bid and usually works on weekends and past normal business hours! ________________________________________________________________ Mr. Drew Alia is a U.S. Registered Patent Attorney with a technical background in Physics. Having a strong Physics background facilitates understanding a relatively large variety of technologies including: Electrical and Mechanical Systems, Electromagnetism, Thermodynamics, Solid State Electronics, Computer Architecture, Software, Electronic Device Design and Fabrication, Dynamic Fluid Systems, Quantum and Nano Systems, GPS, Lasers and Computer and Optical Networking. Drew studied Physics at Drexel and Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and attended Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California. JD in 2003.

$200.00 /hr
1 hours
5.00
Haseeb Javaid

Haseeb Javaid Agency Contractor

Lawyer / Attorney / Arbitrator / Mediator / MCIArb...

Pakistan - Last active: 21 days ago - Tests: 7

I am a licensed Attorney with my law degree from a nationally ranked law school. I have worked with numerous clients (individuals and companies) on various legal tasks including but not limited to drafting and reviewing various types of contracts, legal research, advising on Corporate-legal and assisting in the creation and setting up of businesses. I am a skilled legal researcher and writer. I have the ability to effectively and efficiently draft contracts, memorandums and other legal documents to satisfy my clients needs. I have also earned my MBA from an accredited university and have a firm grasp of the business world. I have working knowledge of Microsoft Office and can also use Google to effectively research when needed. Memberships: 1) Qualified as Member Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK) 2) YIAG-London Court of International Arbitration (UK) 3) Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-USA) 3) Punjab Bar Council as Advocate High Court (PAK) Core Expertise: i) Contracts and Agreements (Partnership, Intellectual Property Licenses, Construction, Lease, Sale, Services & Consultancy, Material supply, e.t.c.) ii) Intellectual Property Laws (Copyrights, Patents, Trademark And Design Laws) iii) Alternative Dispute Resolution / ADR / Arbitration / Mediation / Settlements iv) Company/Corporate & Partnership Laws v) Others Business Related Legal Issues vi) Employment & Labor Laws vi) Business Planning / Strategy Making vii) Policy Manuals and SOP writing viii) Human Resource and Performance Management

Associated with: HB Attorneys
$25.00 /hr
4 hours
4.83
Kelly T.

Kelly T.

Paralegal/ Contract Drafting and Review/ Legal Res...

United States - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 1

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.

$15.00 /hr
524 hours
5.00