Karla Lant

Karla Lant

Writer, Editor, Professor

Phoenix, United States



What's the difference
Karla Lant

I am a freelance writer and adjunct professor; I was a trial attorney until 2010. I have a BA and an MA in social sciences and each course of study was writing intensive. I have a JD from Columbia Law School. I have an LLM in biotechnology and genomics (thesis outstanding).

My academic training and current teaching roles have given me expertise in AP, MLA, Chicago, APA, and other style guides. I have written a weekly column in a local online magazine, I write and manage several large business…


Work History & Feedback

Business Letter (Introduction)

Fixed Price $100
“karla is so good at what she does, we offered her full-time work. Distance is a factor though.”


3 quick tests on child safety. $5 for less than 2 minutes of work!

Fixed Price $5
“Great job!”


Create a "Top 5" Blog for me

81 hrs @ $22.22/hr
Earned $1,792
“Karla was invaluable.She was the perfect Odesk contractor. She was terrific at researching what needed to be written about, and her writing was excellent.Thanks you Karla.I look forward to working with you again at sometime in the future.Marc”


HR legislation proposal

Fixed Price $111
“A thoughtful, well-crafted report from a talented writer and researcher. Many thanks for a job well done.”


Political and Economics Writer

24 hrs @ $20.00/hr
Earned $480
“Karla completes me.”


Letter of Gratitude

Fixed Price $25
No feedback given

A 2 page long B2B White Paper for a Software Company Targeting Tech Recruiters

Fixed Price $76
Job in progress

Researcher needed to find top-quality business articles/videos

8 hrs @ $38.89/hr
Earned $311
Job in progress

Press release & article writer

52 hrs @ $30.00/hr
Earned $1,550
Job in progress

Tests Taken
Name Percentile Score

English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)


English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)


Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)


Technical Writing Skills Certification


U.S. English Basic Skills Test


U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)


U.S. Word Usage Test


oDesk Readiness Test for Independent Contractors and Staffing Managers