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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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Legal Writing Job Cost Overview

Typical total cost of oDesk Legal Writing projects based on completed and fixed-price jobs.

oDesk Legal Writing Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 220 Legal Writing projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

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Time to Complete oDesk Legal Writing Jobs

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Average Legal Writing Freelancer Feedback Score

Legal Writing oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.81.

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Last updated: April 1, 2015

  • Legal Research and Writing Specialist

    I am a law school graduate and writer with extensive experience in legal research and writing, and experience writing a diverse array of different documents. I provide thorough, persuasive and concise legal writing with a fast turn-around time. I have … more

    I am a law school graduate and writer with extensive experience in legal research and writing, and experience writing a diverse array of different documents. I provide thorough, persuasive and concise legal writing with a fast turn-around time. I have experience drafting legal memoranda, appellate briefs and motions, contracts, and correspondence. I am also highly proficient in conducting legal research using legal databases such as West Law and Lexis Nexis, and have administrative experience. With over 412 hours logged on oDesk and a rating of 4.66, I have a demonstrated track record of delivering high-quality legal research, writing, editing and proofreading services.  less

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    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.7
    • 412 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 2 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 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
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  • 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
  • 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
  • International Legal Assistance

    I am a Portuguese Lawyer living in Brazil. Experienced in Portuguese, Brazilian and International Law, contracting, project and corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, offshore structuring, fiscal and planning, trusts and wealth management, IP and Internet Law. Legal writing and legal … more

    I am a Portuguese Lawyer living in Brazil. Experienced in Portuguese, Brazilian and International Law, contracting, project and corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, offshore structuring, fiscal and planning, trusts and wealth management, IP and Internet Law. Legal writing and legal translation to from Portuguese to English, Spanish and French and from Portuguese, Spanish and French to English. I am a Member of Freelancers Union, US., Global Outsourcing Association of Lawyers (GOAL) and European Freelance Network Association (EFNA). I participated in a Course in US Law, both criminal and civil (contracts) in the University of Florida, Levin College of Law. I participated in a Course in US Constitutional Law in Yale University. I am a 5 starts oDesk and Elance freelancer. Service Description I have a considerable international reach through our global network of offices, extensive project management experience and long-established correspondent law firm relationships. We have a strong corporate presence in the main trading markets, with a team of over 300 corporate lawyers on the ground in the UK, Middle East, India, Asia Pacific and North and South America. We have a solid reputation and a proven track record on cross-border transactions. I advise a wide range of commercial organizations on establishing corporate structures, corporate governance and compliance issues. We also handle advisory work for our corporate clients, advising on corporate shareholding or management structures. I provide a full range of incorporation of companies service specially tailored for clients¿ needs, both onshore and/or offshore. Specially, we provide advice on: a) Asset financing; b) Mergers and acquisitions; c) IPOs; d) Company incorporation, organization and reorganizations; e) Establishment of operations; f) Private equity transactions; g) Tax planning; h) MBOs; i) Joint ventures; j) Real estate acquisitions and disposals; k) E-commerce; l) Intellectual property issues; m) Due Diligence and Compliance. FINANCE Through LIBRA Securities LLC, I provide financial advice and consultancy in all capital markets, their rules and regulations. On Trade Finance, from credit committee to drawdown, I am approached by clients for commercial risk-aware advice. I work with them to develop the markets and invest in new products for today's trading community including supply chain financing and risk transfer products. I have the necessary liaisons for structured trade finance, transactional trade finance, On Corporate Finance, the principal areas of expertise are: a) M&A; b) Joint ventures; c) Secundary fund raisings; d) MBOs, MBIs; e) Venture capital and private equity investments; f) Restructurings; g) Funds; h) Capital markets I also can handle advisory work for corporate clients, advising in cases corporate shareholding or management structures. On Project Finance, I am familiar with drafting and negotiating finance agreements, facility agreements, turnkey contracts, off-take agreements, investor documents and sponsor support arrangements. Many of our associated project finance lawyers have experience in other areas of finance including acquisition finance, real estate finance, trade and commodity finance, offering clients access to finance related advice. On Real Estate Finance, I can bring and cover all elements of financing using a mixture of sources including senior bank debt, second lien debt, mezzanine finance, bridge financing and equity investment. I can provide specialist advice on structuring, setting up and financing joint ventures and other collective investment forms, as well as M&A activity. Using our international offices and working as one team, we regularly advise on international transactions where the issues sometimes are complex and varied and the structuring is crucial.  less

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    • $55.56 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 3 HOURS
    • BRAZIL
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
  • Reliable Business and Real Estate Attorney

    Aggressive, experienced attorney whose focus is the protection of your business. I am strategic, practical, and competent. With over 11 years of legal training and skill in leading, training, teaching, and consulting, I am adept at effectively designing solutions for … more

    Aggressive, experienced attorney whose focus is the protection of your business. I am strategic, practical, and competent. With over 11 years of legal training and skill in leading, training, teaching, and consulting, I am adept at effectively designing solutions for my clients. I am very well-versed in contract drafting and lease review and negotiation. My work includes projects for various Fortune 500 companies.  less

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    • $100.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 199 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
  • 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
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