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Hire a freelance legal writer today to draft contracts, statutes, affidavits and other legal documents. Legal writers, paralegals, legal assistants and contract writers are here to help with everything from legal letters to writing a will.

Legal writing is a form of technical writing used by lawyers, legislators and other legal professions to produce legal documents and express legal analysis. Affidavits, torts, litigation, contracts, legal letters and memorandums are just some examples of legal writing. On oDesk, the world’s largest online workplace, legal writers can draft legal documents for businesses and professionals around the world.

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Last updated: March 1, 2015

  • 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

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    • $90.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 15 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
  • 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
  • Research Analyst at PennWell Corporation

    Education: Bachelor of Arts (BA) in English literature and language from Boston College, May 2014. In addition, I minored in International Studies: Conflict and Cooperation. Upon graduation, my cumulative GPA was 3.4. Recent Employment: PennWell Corporation, a business-to-business (B2B … more

    Education: Bachelor of Arts (BA) in English literature and language from Boston College, May 2014. In addition, I minored in International Studies: Conflict and Cooperation. Upon graduation, my cumulative GPA was 3.4. Recent Employment: PennWell Corporation, a business-to-business (B2B) media and publishing company. (1) Helped editorial team at TransmissionHub, subsidiary of PennWell Corporation, to gather story leads by reviewing documents focusing on electric transmission planning, projects and policies, such as the following: -Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) orders and notices -North American Electric Reliability Corporation's (NERC) press releases and energy reliability standards -Public utilities commissions' (PUC) orders and notices -Electric utilities' press releases -Department of Energy's press releases -Technical analyses on the bulk electric system, regional transmission systems or transmission line projects (2) Interviewed sources, such as commissioners, electric utility analysts, transmission planners and utility media contacts to obtain more information on the leads to generate an angle for the articles (3) Wrote detailed articles for TransmissionHub subscribers and daily post stories online  less

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    • $23.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 2 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 2 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 0 TESTS
  • Business Analyst/Project Manager

    I'm a full stack hustler with a multidisciplinary skill set. I hold degrees in business, law and technology. For the past 3,5 years I've worked at Morgan Stanley on a 4-million dollar IT project both as a … more

    I'm a full stack hustler with a multidisciplinary skill set. I hold degrees in business, law and technology. For the past 3,5 years I've worked at Morgan Stanley on a 4-million dollar IT project both as a business analyst and a project coordinator. Furthermore in the past year I have been involved in setting up Brickflow.com, an IT startup company which performs hashtag-based content aggregation from social networking websites. During this period I have developed my project management and leadership skills both in a multinational large corporation and a small startup environment. I will bring important skills to any position, including: • time management and strong organizational skills • stakeholder management • effective communication skills • leadership skills I'm flexible in working from remote locations from different time zones.  less

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    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 253 HOURS
    • NETHERLANDS
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 1 TEST
  • Professional translator, recruiter

    Highly qualified translator with legal and technical education. Specialize in articles, web content, movie and TV program translation. Master of "adaptive translation". Vast experience in translation of legal, commercial texts and technical documentation. Work fast, deliver accurate, error-free and natural … more

    Highly qualified translator with legal and technical education. Specialize in articles, web content, movie and TV program translation. Master of "adaptive translation". Vast experience in translation of legal, commercial texts and technical documentation. Work fast, deliver accurate, error-free and natural sounding translations.  less

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    • $7.78 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 28 HOURS
    • RUSSIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 4 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
  • Excellent Tweet Writer / Article Writer / Social Media Writer

    I have been in the social media and internet marketing industry for over 2 years. As a writer, I work with clients who insist upon personality, uniqueness and courage in their marketing. Content is at the heart of a thriving … more

    I have been in the social media and internet marketing industry for over 2 years. As a writer, I work with clients who insist upon personality, uniqueness and courage in their marketing. Content is at the heart of a thriving company. It requires doing more than just putting words on paper. I am always looking for new and creative ideas to promote, change and expand within my job and the company I work for as a whole. I am grounded in reality while still being an outside of the box thinker. I strive on always staying highly professional, exceedingly motivated and always innovative. Other skill sets: WordPress blog posting/site maintenance, document conversion (various formats to PDF, PDF to other formats), Google Docs, Adobe Acrobat Professional, Microsoft Office, Final Draft, Celtx, OpenOffice, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Adobe Premiere CS5.5, Adobe AfterEffects CS5.5.  less

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    • $5.56 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 36 HOURS
    • INDIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 2 TESTS
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  • Seasoned Native English Writers and Editors

    We only employ seasoned native English writers and editors whose lifetime experience in crafting elegant, tailor-made content brings you nothing but success. Our writers and editors are published authors of several books and have written hundreds and thousands of pages … more

    We only employ seasoned native English writers and editors whose lifetime experience in crafting elegant, tailor-made content brings you nothing but success. Our writers and editors are published authors of several books and have written hundreds and thousands of pages for major companies and publications including HP, Forbes, eBay, Demand Media, Travelocity, USA Today, The Standard-Times and many more. Our content is reviewed by two editors before you receive it. From simple blogs to pages of specialized content, we have a seasoned writer to work with you. We provide affordable elegance, and we guarantee success! Our categorical writing system is especially designed to ensure we provide you with exactly what you need. We are experienced, so we know what works well. We value your time so we never miss a deadline. We provide original content. We never plagiarize. We place high value on confidentiality. You can be sure that only the writer and the two editors will see your work unless you request otherwise. Our goal is to make you happy, and we are not satisfied until you are. You can be sure that you will receive only the best because we never settle for less. We can help you. Contact us today!  less

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    • $27.78 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 2 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
  • Lawyer & Legal Consultant

    [![best freelance writers ][1]][2] # ![][3]![][4]![][5]![][6]I am a Senior Associate in a firm based in Makati. I practice corporate law, litigation & government contracts. Active practice of law complements my odesk tasks as I am able to … more

    [![best freelance writers ][1]][2] # ![][3]![][4]![][5]![][6]I am a Senior Associate in a firm based in Makati. I practice corporate law, litigation & government contracts. Active practice of law complements my odesk tasks as I am able to continuously hone my skills. I have been working on odesk since May 2008 and have, since then, been engaged by buyers who have been satisfied with my work quality and turn-around time and were kind enough to leave me positive feedback scores. Feel free to go over my profile to help you decide if I would be a good candidate for your legal requirements. When hiring an odesk lawyer, it might interest you to know that Philippine lawyers are post-graduates who passed bar exams patterned after the California & NY bar. Only about 20% pass the bar each year. Philippine law is also patterened after US & Spanish laws . We apply both common & civil law concepts & our legal language is English. Our method of instruction & practice, therefore, make us ideal candidates for the preparation of int'l standard legal documents. For indiv odesk buyers or start-up co's., I perform tasks on my own & work closely with them, paying particular attention to their budgets and deadlines. I also have an odesk provider co , Virtual Legal Services Group, which was created to cater to law firms abroad. VLSG is composed of RP lawyers from top schools, i.e., Ateneo & UP - schools which have produced the highest number of bar passers and top notchers in RP history. For firms based abroad looking into outsourcing workload, VLSG is poised to be of assistance. Thank you for taking the time to view my profile. Good luck in your business. [1]: http://www.odesk.com/community/system/files/writers_square.jpg [2]: http://www.odesk.com/community/oconomy/best_freelance_writers/?utm=top_providers_widget [3]: file:///C:/DOCUME%7E1/TETTAD%7E1/LOCALS%7E1/Temp/moz-screenshot.jpg [4]: file:///C:/DOCUME%7E1/TETTAD%7E1/LOCALS%7E1/Temp/moz-screenshot-1.jpg [5]: file:///C:/DOCUME%7E1/TETTAD%7E1/LOCALS%7E1/Temp/moz-screenshot-2.jpg [6]: file:///C:/DOCUME%7E1/TETTAD%7E1/LOCALS%7E1/Temp/moz-screenshot-3.jpg  less

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    • $25.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 905 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
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  • Corporate Attorney, Strategic Legal Consultant, Contract Specialist

    I am a practicing attorney ready to tackle any business needs. My specialization lies in solving clients' unique legal problems. This may include drafting specialized contracts to memorialize a business relationship, or providing strategic business development plans for new product … more

    I am a practicing attorney ready to tackle any business needs. My specialization lies in solving clients' unique legal problems. This may include drafting specialized contracts to memorialize a business relationship, or providing strategic business development plans for new product initiatives. I earned my Juris Doctor (JD) degree from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago and am licensed to practice law in Illinois. I am currently based in Chicago, Illinois. Please do not hesitate to contact me to discuss your project in detail and determine how my skills will positively contribute to your team.  less

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    • $38.89 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 25 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
  • 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
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