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Matthew I.

Matthew I.

Legal Services, Paralegal, Web Content Writing

United States - Last active: 03/31/2014 - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

For the past three years, I have worked as a paralegal, providing a variety of legal services, including legal research and document drafting. As a paralegal, I pride myself in being able to accurately analyze legal issues and communicate ideas clearly and unambiguously in writing. I'm currently seeking to build a reputation as a reliable independent contractor who consistently produces high-quality work at an affordable price. I earned my degree in ABA accredited paralegal studies in 2010 from Miami Dade College. English is my native language. I am also fluent in Spanish and have completed college level courses in technical translation.

$33.33 /hr
0 hours
4.92
Ariel Humphrey

Ariel Humphrey

French-American IT/Internet Contract & Environment...

United States - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 5

Ariel Humphrey is a French-American licensed IT/Internet Contract and Environmental Law Attorney ranked "Number 1" amongst all of the top Odesk 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

$95.00 /hr
2,119 hours
4.98
James S.

James S.

Legal Research and Writing, Appeals & Journalism

United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

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.

$55.56 /hr
68 hours
5.00
Jonathan S.

Jonathan S.

Patent, Legal, Technical Consultant

United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

To: Inventor Re: Patent Research, Due Diligence, Drafting, Filing Thank you for seeking patent support of your invention, including a non-disclosure agreement (NDA), search, due diligence strategy, drafting, filing, and possibly prosecution. If I have the privilege to work with you, I offer exceptional quality and cost effective patent agent work, including but not limited to your desired noted technology. I can support your presumed micro entity status filing with discussion together to evaluate your best options regarding preparation of an NDA, a search, strategy, drafting, and possible revision, of your provisional application (PA) and/or non-provisional application (NPA). This includes, but not limited to, learning about you, what you already have regarding your patent, like sketches or existing write-ups, and any time constraints that I should know about. From initial writings of what you seek, it appears you possibly desire confirmation for preparation and filing of a PA, and eventually a possible NPA. A search is best to be done first, with a talk together to see what specification and drawing has been already prepared. Given your interest presuming of completing quickly, combined with an unknown budget to complete the work, this can be further discussed at any time that is convenient to you to arrange a reasonable relation between work to be done and your allowable budget. I look forward to helping you in all ways for your patent needs. We can connect by any means at times convenient to you. Kind regards, Jonathan Jonathan Symmes, JD, MBA, BSEE Patent and Legal Consultant

$64.44 /hr
5 hours
4.90
Kimberly S.

Kimberly S.

Writer: Content / SEO / Copywriter / Creative

United States - Last active: 09/05/2014 - Tests: 2

Over the past 15 years I have developed a wide range of skills working as an independent contractor. I love to learn and because of that there are multiple jobs that I enjoy and excel at. Although I enjoy all of my jobs, I am most passionate about writing. I am fortunate to have a lot of experience in many areas, such as: Writing: SEO Content, Copy writer, Creative (bachelor's degree in Journalism), Mac Specialist, IT (tech support for AOL), Paralegal (legal asst. degree), Private Investigation (licensed), Researcher, Data Entry, Writing for ChaCha and Ask.com, Accounts Payable and Receivable, General Automotive Knowledge (1 year auto mechanics), and more. However, whatever it is that I am tasked to do I give my all. It is very important to me that I do the job to my employer's expectations; it makes them feel good which makes me feel good.

$33.33 /hr
847 hours
4.99
Amit A.

Amit A.

Patent Search, Patent Drafting,Patent Drawings, Tr...

India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4

With above 150+ ODesk Contracts and 4+ years experience in the field of Intellectual Properties (IPs), Have experience of assisting clients from different parts of the world. In the past years, I have got the opportunity to work with Patent attorneys and Agents from various countries so have developed a sound knowledge on the process involved, and working business relationship with them. I have been assisting individual inventors, start-up companies seeking IP services in terms of: 1. Coordination of invention disclosures with the inventors such as to execute various prior Art patent searches. 2. Provide Utility patent support services: Drafting of provisional and Non Provisional Patent Applications based on the technical inputs from the inventors.. 3. Provide International/PCT patent support services 4. Assistance in drafting office action responses by interacting with the inventors.. 5. Assistance in preparing Patent Drawings 6. Provide Design patent support services 7. Trademark services Domain Expertise: Electronics, computers, wireless technology, Electro- mechanical, web technology, including non technical domain. Have handled number of prior art searches from diversified technologies. Look forward to receiving your instructions and to assisting you. Assuring you of best attention and service

$22.22 /hr
2,206 hours
4.93
Muhammad Amjad

Muhammad Amjad

Compliance (AML) & Fraud Investigator - Legal Rese...

France - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

Four years of strong experience in anti-money laundering regimes including FATF, EU AML Directives, Swiss FINMA, Belgian CTIF-CFI, US Patriot ACT, UK AML regimes SOCA & NCA, Traitement du Renseignement et Action Contre les Circuits Financiers Clandestins (‘TRACFIN’) French Regulatory authority, E-money industrial compliance, internal regulatory frameworks, solid experience in fraud investigations, legal research, drafting, evidence reviewing, corporate documentation, document analysis, Open Source Intelligence (OSINT), business acumen, multi-lingual with near native level in English, fluent French, and excellent report writing skills in English, with a publication at an EU institute.

$83.33 /hr
20 hours
5.00
Heidi Stephens

Heidi Stephens

Paralegal

United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

I am a paralegal, and I would love some extra work in the legal field. I have taken my legal research & writing classes, as well as criminal law, tort law, real estate law, and estate law. I graduate in a few month with my Bachelor's, and then move onto my Masters. I also have experience with web content and blog articles; I have written for various legal blog and firm websites.

$13.61 /hr
284 hours
4.78
Demetrece W.

Demetrece W.

Paralegal-Writer-Researcher

United States - Last active: 12 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 4

While working within the legal environment I have managed projects, paralegals, and departments. Other experience includes working on mass litigation cases involving hundreds of clients as well as assisting the solo attorney grow their practice. In addition to managing cases and law offices, I have assisted in the training of first and second year lawyers in the practice of law. My writing experience consist of drafting legal pleadings ranging from complaints, trial briefs, appeals briefs, agreements, and other various and routine legal documents within the law office/department. These writings were utilized in bankruptcy, civil, criminal, administrative, governmental agency, and corporate law areas. Additional writing experience includes writing self-help legal articles in the areas of bankruptcy, civil, family, worker's comp, and tax law. My experience also includes working with individuals in preparing legal documents to present to the court, with or without an attorney. Additional experience includes document review for pre-litigation and discovery purposes, and legal research using LexisNexis and Westlaw to determine the viability of legal arguments. Once the document review and research was completed, I prepared motions and memorandum for the assigned attorney to review for submission to the respective court, whether federal or state. As a paralegal with such diverse attributes and skills, I can assist any person ranging from a law firm looking to outsource work, to the individual or business owner looking to lower their cost, as well as the solo attorney who needs to contract work to achieve their budgeted goals. For more information visit www.demetrecetheparalegal.com

$35.00 /hr
241 hours
4.66
Stephanie Dougherty

Stephanie Dougherty

Paralegal

United States - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 2

Over the past sixteen plus (16+) years, I have worked in family law, bankruptcy, real estate, intellectual property law, wills and trusts, contract breaches, ERISA, class-action lawsuits, corporate law, employment law, court appointments of guardians ad litem, medical malpractice, child sex abuse, asbestos, auto/pedestrian accidents, worker’s compensation, wrongful death, slip-and-fall, product liability cases and other general areas of plaintiff personal injury and tort law, with experience filing up to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals' level. If you are seeking paralegal services, I am able to prepare documents for any jurisdiction within the United States of America, as long as it is supervised by an attorney. I am certified in Microsoft Word, Excel and Access and have experience with Word Perfect, LexisNexis, Westlaw, Timeslips, PACER, CM/ECF as well as many other online Court filing programs and e-service of pleadings. I am also a Notary Public for the State of Delaware and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. However, I believe my greatest strength does not lie in the knowledge I have, but in my high standards of integrity, honesty and dedication to my clients' needs. I love my job and the work I do! For the attorney, I offer experience in drafting and filing motions and briefs and performing legal research. For the medical professional, I am able to be a legal liaison, corresponding with law firms, reviewing and summarizing medical charts and drafting the legal narratives requested for doctor review. I also make myself available in office (if local to my area) if there is a deposition or trial for which there needs to be preparation and/or assistance. Please contact me if I can assist in any way. I look forward to working with your practice!

$39.00 /hr
38 hours
5.00