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Damaris S.
$40/hr
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  • Paralegal
  • Immigration Law
  • Immigration Document Translation
  • Virtual Case Management VCM
  • Castilian Spanish
  • Brazilian Portuguese Dialect
  • Legal Research
  • Customer Engagement
  • Draft Documentation
  • Document Analysis
  • File Documentation
  • Work Visa
  • Virtual Assistant
  • Green Card

Get to know me! Schedule a free 15 to 30 minute video call to address your concerns. I am here to assist you with your busy Law practice. I offer great client engagement and conduct immigration intake for drafting petitions/applications, as well as criminal law intakes. With a combined 15 years' worth of experience in boutique and corporate law firms, I seek to streamline whatever project I am handed. How can I help you today? Let's talk!

Sara E.
$25/hr
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  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Support
  • Paralegal

I have extensive experience working in the legal field preparing pleadings, legal documents and handling trust estate and probate administration cases independently. Most recently, I have worked as a collections consultant and also incorporated small claims legal cases to advance the collections for our clients. I am proficient in any administrative position in the office setting and understand the importance of client communication and the efficiency and quality of my work product.

Eduardo P.
$65/hr
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  • Microsoft Office
  • Legal
  • Researcher
  • Legal Research
  • Writing
  • Legal Translation
  • Contract Drafting
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Social Media Website
  • Paralegal
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Civil Law
  • Immigration Law

I am a legal professional and writer with over 20 years experience. I practiced law for approximately 18 years as a member of the State Bar of California. I have worked as a paralegal as a independent contractor and drafted briefs in Immigration, civil, and criminal law cases. I have strong writing and research skills in a variety of legal issues. I am also fluently bilingual in English and Spanish. Additionally, I have search engine optimization experience writing website content. I have also written on general topics as well as skits for social media platforms. Feel free to contact me about any writing assignments you need done.

Rexis Jun M.
$50/hr
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  • Trademark Consulting
  • Paralegal
  • Legal Research
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Virtual Assistant
  • Trademark

Since May 2016, I have worked as a paralegal in the field of Trademark Law, particularly, in the U.S., Canada, Benelux and the EUIPO. If you are seeking paralegal services, I am able to prepare documents and arguments necessary to respond to office actions and other related submissions. Furthermore, I offer experience in drafting and filing online pleadings and conducting legal research. Please contact me if I can assist in any way. I look forward to working with you!

Katherine F.
$75/hr
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  • Trademark Consulting
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Paralegal
  • Trademark
  • Trademark Search
  • Brand Identity
  • Genealogy
  • English Proofreading
  • Word Processing
  • Data Entry

I am a Trademark Consultant with over 25 years of experience. I have worked with attorneys, large corporations and small businesses. I have helped clients file for a variety of goods and services. My complete services include Trademark searches, draft applications, gathering proper specimens of use and responding to Office Actions. I know the world of Trademarks and can perform all the functions required to get your wordmarks or design marks registered. I offer detailed work, great communications and a professional attitude for your trademarks. I can only offer services for USA companies and clients.

Kate R.
$65/hr
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  • Paralegal
  • Legal
  • Writing
  • Document Review
  • Family Law
  • Microsoft Word
  • Legal Assistance
  • General Office Skills
  • Data Entry
  • Legal Research

Kate Rahmeyer is a registered Legal Document Preparer for the State of Nevada. She specializes in Family Law and Business Formation with an expertise in Nonprofits. Freelance paralegal services available.

Sue Grace K.
$90/hr
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  • Financial Analysis
  • Academic Research
  • Fundraising
  • Paralegal
  • Project Proposal
  • Social Media Management
  • Crowdfunding
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Content Writing
  • Legal Research
  • Grant Writing
  • Business Analysis
  • Business Plan
  • Finance & Accounting

I am an expert in all things financial, with several advanced degrees that involve Economics, Finance, Business Law and Management. My current path is leading to post-doctoral work in Non-Profit Management with a concentration on the sustainability of funding/ fund development. If you need Grant Writing, I am able to concisely and with passion convey your message, with financials, if that is needed; that will allow any potential grant committee to put your Grant request at the top of their A list. Able to meet short deadlines with ease. Have worked for years in the Not for Profit sector, helping to generate both large and small scale...

Matt B.
$35/hr
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  • Academic Writing
  • English
  • Journalism Writing
  • Academic Editing
  • Legislative History
  • Researcher
  • News Writing
  • History

I write and edit non-fiction content, for both general and academic audiences, including articles, knowledge entries, book writing and editing, course outlines, and biographical profiles. I've written news articles on many topics and have learned there is no subject beyond my ability to research and understand it. Most recently the first of nine books on landmark Supreme Court cases was published, "The Supreme Court and Religion: An assessment and full detail on recent landmark cases" (2021, 375 pp.). For this book I wrote the Introduction, Conclusion and supporting essays about each case. As a former attorney, my legal education,...

Adrian A.
$15/hr
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  • Medical Report
  • Medical Narration
  • Virtual Assistant
  • Data Entry
  • Paralegal
  • Document Review
  • Legal Assistance
  • Draft Documentation
  • Medical Records Software
  • Electronic Medical Record
  • Microsoft Office
  • Legal
  • Communications
  • File Maintenance

Adrian is an Upwork TOP-RATED Medical Records Reviewer and Demand Letter Writer. YOUR TOPNOTCH CHOICE FOR PERSONAL INJURY LAW FIRMS He maintains a proven track record in providing excellent assistance to personal injury law firms. Adrian undoubtedly can scrutinize, review, and organize medical records and other pertinent information and transform them into meaningful demand letters which will surely help your client attain that settlement claim. He works flawlessly, efficiently, and effectively to help you and your law firm achieve your ultimate goal of becoming the premier institution in personal injury settlement. Adrian is also...

Rowena S.
$15/hr
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  • Legal
  • Medical
  • Customer Service
  • Virtual Assistant
  • Administrative Support
  • HR & Business Services
  • Executive Assistant
  • Paralegal
  • Medical Records Research
  • Draft Documentation
  • Legal Research
  • Legal Assistance

With more than 12 years of HR, Payroll, Reporting, Customer Service, Personal Assistant and Virtual legal assistant experience. Currently working for a Personal Injury Law Firm and Medical Summary Company based in US. I handled different tasks such as HR, Payroll, drafting Medical Summaries and Demand Letters with Exhibits, saving documents, editing legal documents, medical records and creating templates in Filevine and Clio. I prefer admin tasks and not calls. I provide excellent service in the following software and tools: * Filevine and Clio Case Management Software, Tettra, Asana, Slack, ADP * Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Powerpoint *...

Simerpreet K.
$25/hr
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  • Patent Law
  • Patent Search
  • Patent Prosecution
  • Legal Research
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Patent

Graduated in Electronics and Communication field having nine years of substantial experience in intellectual property research and analysis. Holds certification for IPR from WIPO. Well-versed with Patent Laws of US, EP, and India. Worked on numerous projects, including Prior Art Searches, Invalidity opinions, Evidence of Use and Freedom to Operate Analysis, Patent Landscape Analysis, Patent Whitespace Analysis, Patent Valuation, and Technical Analysis. Area of Expertise includes Semiconductors, Embedded Circuits, Image Processing, Optics, Consumer Electronics, Sensors, Satellite Communication, GPS, Computer Networks, Cellular Networks, and...

Ariana F.
$15/hr
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  • Data Entry
  • Virtual Assistant
  • Spreadsheet Software
  • Immigration Law
  • Paralegal
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Translation
  • Billing
  • Finance
  • Forex Trading
  • Cryptography
  • Spanish
  • Binance Coin
  • Google Sheets

I am a data entry and virtual assistant professional from Argentina, who's looking forward to work with the best and serious clients who can share the same principles as mine; such as responsibility, and the desire to build the best possible human relationships before engaging in business, as I believe this is they key to the success of any project.

Sherri Z.
$70/hr
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  • Legal
  • Legal Research
  • Editing & Proofreading
  • Environmental Law
  • Contract Law
  • Document Review

I am a results-oriented, practical, administrative attorney with diverse general legal knowledge. I have a science background and 20 years of public policy experience. With strong verbal and written communication skills I can quickly and accurately develop and negotiate agreements for a full array of business needs. My experiences with many types of audiences, from the general public to gubernatorial executive teams to emerging technology developers, provides me with the understanding needed to address my message to my reader's needs. With degrees in science, public administration, and law, I have become very adept at understanding what...

Anna Patricia P.
$15/hr
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  • English
  • Writing
  • Content Writing
  • Legal
  • English Proofreading
  • Legal Research
  • Editor

Anna Patricia's focus is on academic and legal content writing, editing, and proofreading—skills she acquired through years of experience in teaching ESL in an exclusive school, developing instructional plans and materials both for students and professionals, and doing content writing for different clients from various fields, including Education, Law, Travel, among others. Her strong command of the English language, drive, adaptability, and dedication helped her graduate Cum Laude from the University of the Philippines with a Bachelor's degree in Education - Communication Arts in English and obtain a job in one of the most prestigious...

Zofia V.
$78/hr
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  • Paralegal
  • Article Writing
  • Copywriting
  • Polish to English Translation
  • General Transcription
  • Work Visa
  • Legal Research
  • Business Consulting
  • H-1B Visa
  • Immigration Law
  • Content Audit
  • O-1 Visa
  • Green Card
  • Website Audit

New York based Paralegal specializing in Immigration Law with 15+ years of experience, providing assistance with immigrant and non-immigrant visas, employment (O1, P, L1, H1B, PERM, EB1 & EB2 NIW); investment E1/E2, business/tourist B1/B1, Fiancé K1 visa; Green card through work and marriage/family: spouse of US Resident/Citizen, parents, children. Legal certification form Emory University (Citizenship & Immigration Law) and University of Texas at Austin (Tax & Bankruptcy Law). Collaborates with multiple law offices across the United States and overseas (Israel & NZ).

Brad M.
$50/hr
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  • 3D Modeling
  • Mechanical Design
  • Drafting
  • Paralegal
  • Patent Law
  • Patent Search
  • Prototyping
  • Legal Agreement
  • User Manual
  • Workplace Safety & Health
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Medical Device User Manual
  • Prototype Model
  • Figma

Greetings, I hold a Ph.D. and I am a seasoned researcher, inventor and product designer in New York. I have provided technical writing and illustrations for over 100 patents for 'pro se' inventors who represent themselves to the patent office. I hold a paralegal certificate and I often work under the supervision of attorneys, collaborate with engineers and innovators. I can go from design work to reverse engineering (using Einscan and RevoPoint 3D scanners), to prototype printing (8k resolution, resin and filament 3D printers), to fabrication drawings. I have also drafted user manuals and technical documentation. I am a scientific author and...

Richard N.
$475/hr
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  • Blockchain, NFT & Cryptocurrency
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Legal Entity Structuring
  • SEC Regulation
  • Legal Assistance
  • Contract Law
  • Legal Writing
  • Legal Consulting
  • Startup Consulting
  • Securities Law
  • Contract Drafting
  • Security Token
  • Legal
  • Terms & Conditions
  • Intellectual Property Law

I have been practicing law for 35 years and hold an MBA. I created six companies, currently act as outside counsel to many clients, and have been an advisor to more than 1,500 startups and early-stage entrepreneurs. Please take a look at my reviews, you will see almost exclusively 5-star going back three years. In addition, I believe I may be the highest earning attorney in Upwork. I specialize in: General Business Law -Blockchain, NFT, Cryptocurrency -Contract Law -Corporate Formation -Employment, Independent Contractor Agreements -Finance, Shareholder Agreements, Cap Tables, APA, startup financing. -Intellectual Property;...

Jeff K.
$45/hr
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  • Legal Research
  • Legal
  • Legal Consulting
  • Legal Transcription
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Travel
  • Travel Planning
  • ESL Teaching
  • Email Etiquette
  • eBay Listing

Professional and detail oriented attorney, with tremendous people skills and dedication to complete and manage a task from beginning to end. Previous experience in plaintiff mass tort litigation, including discovery, motion practice, document review/analysis, and contract preparation. Strong ability to assist in large projects or manage smaller projects from beginning to end. Previous experience centered around the BP Gulf Oil Spill Litigation in New Orleans, Louisiana, one of the largest cases in US history. Willing to travel and to work with the most professional of firms/businesses globally. I recently moved to Austria with my...

Tracie Michelle P.
$40/hr
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  • Microsoft Word
  • Legal
  • Researcher
  • Document Review
  • Price/Quote Negotiation
  • Computer Skills
  • Paralegal

Qualifications: * Paralegal with over 25 years of experience; *Ivy League graduate from the University of Pennsylvania, cum laude; *First-year graduate student at Loyola University Chicago; 4.0 GPA; *Paralegal experience includes personal injury both pre-litigation and litigation, consumer litigation, litigation prevention paralegal for Ford Motor Company, Alternative Dispute Resolution, PIP arbitration and Social Security Disability; * Filed and Settled over 1,000 PIP Automobile Arbitrations; and * Resolved over 2,000 Pre-Litigation Lemon Law and Breach of Warranty Claims filed against Ford Motor Company. The following is a list of...

Enrique C.
$30/hr
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  • Legal Translation
  • Document Review
  • Spanish to English Translation
  • English to Spanish Translation
  • Typing
  • Transcription
  • Legal Research
  • Legal
  • Legal Assistance
  • Legal Consulting
  • Legal Translation
  • Latin American Spanish Accent
  • Trademark

I am a lawyer with more than 10 years of experience in business law, with a Masters Degree in Business Law and a Major Business Administration (MBA). During my career I have legally advised multinational companies by negotiating and drafting legal documents in finance, energy, banking, technology, cryptocurrency, retail and international commerce areas. I specialize in contractual relationships and translation of legal documents.

Nicole W.
$50/hr
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  • Paralegal
  • Themis Solutions Clio
  • Microsoft Office
  • Invoicing
  • Virtual Assistant
  • Executive Assistant
  • Legal Assistance
  • Litigation
  • Legal Transcription
  • Researcher
  • Microsoft Word

I have over 20 years of experience working in the legal industry as a legal assistant/paralegal/office manager. I have worked with PracticeMaster, Tabs, TAS (Trust Accounting Software), TrialWorks, Clio Grow and Clio Manage (implementation, setting up, template creation, workflows, customization, etc.), Eldercounsel, Wealthcounsel, Lexicata, and Quickbooks. I have experience in estate planning, corporate, personal injury, litigation, and more. In the past, I have been responsible for all of the firm's billing and invoicing along with tracking the AR/AP and trust accounts. I can draft settlement demands, legal pleadings, correspondence,...

Ashiea B.
$30/hr
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  • Legal
  • Legal Research

I have concluded my studies with a Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies at Purdue University Global. In my recent position, I have been essential in researching and analyzing cases on municipal governance and insurance defense litigation. I have also worked for a few mid-sized law firms in the New York area, and I have had the opportunity to work on federal civil right cases, employment discrimination, contract fraud, and precedent-setting foreclosure cases behind tomorrow’s headline. I understand the logistical complexities of New York civil procedures and would transfer this knowledge about rules and procedures in other jurisdictions.

Hannah P.
$25/hr
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  • Podcast Editing
  • Microsoft Word
  • Probate
  • Paralegal
  • Email Communication
  • Administrative Support
  • Family Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Graphic Design

LEGAL - Experience in family and probate law, guardianship proceedings, and estate planning across different US jurisdictions including Maine, New Jersey, and New York - Use of templating software such as ElderLaw, HotDocs, and Lawyaw - Creating templates and fillable forms for frequently used documents such as intake forms, asset sheets, etc. through MS Word and Adobe Acrobat - Handling client-facing responsibilities such as intake, meetings, and trial preparation - Scheduling consultations, calendar management of the attorney and the firm - Electronic file maintenance and case management with the use of Clio Manage and Grow - Managing...

Richard Alan G.
$45/hr
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  • Legal
  • Legal Research
  • Copy Editing
  • Civil Law
  • Family Law
  • Trust, Estate & Will Agreement
  • Corporate Law
  • Contract Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Employment Law
  • Human & Civil Rights
  • Proofreading

I am a federal civil litigation paralegal in the State of Texas, Illinois, California, Florida, Washington DC, Oregon and all Federal District Courts. I have knowledge and experience in the above Rules of Civil Procedure and Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, United States Code. I provide my research and writing skills to legal firms by drafting pleadings, motions, discovery and appellate briefs for all stages of cases and government matters. Service is provided from my Law Library with federal and state codes, statutes, and appeals, in both Civil and Tort Law. While my specialty is primarily in civil litigation procedures at pretrial stage....

Jaime L.
$100/hr
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  • Legal Research
  • Legal
  • Presentations
  • English
  • Mexican Spanish Dialect
  • Westlaw
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Professional Tone
  • Adobe PDF
  • Litigation
  • Legal
  • Draft Documentation

"Mr. Lopez is an extremely knowledgeable paralegal who was able to provide me with high quality work product and a rapid turnaround. 10/10 would use him again" Fabrizio Moreina CEO of TMO LLC. "As a sole practitioner, things can get quite stressful. I needed assistance for an upcoming jury trial and Jaime was there every step of the way. He provided unique insight and wisdom. I highly recommend him." Sharif Aref. IF YOU ARE A LAW FIRM, I can help alleviate your work load by taking on simple tasks like propounding/answering Discovery and/or drafting pleadings - to name only two. Maybe you have a legal question, and no time to research it....

Subhasree D.
$20/hr
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  • Legal Research
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Legal
  • Internet Research
  • Data Entry
  • Paralegal
  • Lawpay
  • Legal Research
  • Legal Writing
  • Civil Law
  • LexisNexis

To establish a challenging and growth-oriented career that would provide a strong base with an opportunity to display my talent and nurture my skills as a qualified freelancer.

Gary M.
$50/hr
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  • Legal Research
  • Draft Documentation
  • Data Processing
  • Data Logistics
  • Legal Consulting
  • Paralegal
  • Legal Transcription
  • Legal Assistance
  • Medical Translation
  • Contract Drafting
  • Sole Proprietorship
  • LexisNexis Practice Advisor
  • Family Law
  • Typing

Pro Tip: "A Smart Paralegal can often do ninety percent (90%) of what an attorney can do". Hello, it's a pleasure to meet you. I am a thirty-five (35) year veteran certified civil litigation paralegal. In addition, I have extensive medical knowledge as a veteran Paramedic. I am proactive, aggressive, friendly, results orientated and always take a positive approach. My skills include, but are not limited to, the following: Pre-Claim Investigation; Legal Document Proof-Reading & Review Legal Research; Demand Letter; Legal Letter to a Governmental Agency; Initial Case Assessment; Case Organization; Calendaring; Drafting Pleadings;...

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How to Hire Top Paralegals

How to hire paralegals

Whether you’re a lawyer, a business owner, or someone working for a government agency, paralegals can help you perform legal research and create legal documents.

So how do you hire paralegals? What follows are some tips for finding top paralegals on Upwork.

How to shortlist paralegal professionals

As you’re browsing available paralegal consultants, it can be helpful to develop a shortlist of the professionals you may want to interview. You can screen profiles on criteria such as:

  • Industry fit. You want a paralegal who understands your industry so they can help you figure out how best to reach your target market.
  • Project experience. Screen candidate profiles for specific skills and experience (e.g., researching case precedences for contract law).
  • Feedback Check reviews from past clients for glowing testimonials or red flags that can tell you what it’s like to work with a particular paralegal.

How to write an effective paralegal job post

With a clear picture of your ideal paralegal in mind, it’s time to write that job post. Although you don’t need a full job description as you would when hiring an employee, aim to provide enough detail for a contractor to know if they’re the right fit for the project.

An effective paralegal job post should include:

  • Scope of work: From legal research to content creation, list all the deliverables you’ll need.
  • Project length: Your job post should indicate whether this is a smaller or larger project.
  • Background: If you prefer experience with certain industries or law practices, mention this here.
  • Budget: Set a budget and note your preference for hourly rates vs. fixed-price contracts.

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PARALEGALS FAQ

What is a paralegal?

A paralegal is a professional who can perform substantive legal work for an attorney. While the terms paralegal and legal assistant can and are often used interchangeably, popular convention is to reserve the term paralegal for those who have passed the NALA certification exam.

Here’s a quick overview of the skills you should look for in paralegal professionals:

  • Paralegal services
  • Legal research and writing
  • Contract drafting
  • Law specialization (e.g., real estate law)

Why hire paralegals?

The trick to finding top paralegals is to identify your needs. Are you an attorney looking for a professional to research case law to help you prepare for court? Or are you a business in need of a paralegal to draft contracts and other legal documents? The cost of your project will depend largely on your scope of work and the specific skills needed to bring your project to life.

How much does it cost to hire a paralegal?

Rates can vary due to many factors, including expertise and experience, location, and market conditions.

  • An experienced paralegal may command higher fees but also work faster, have more specialized areas of expertise, and deliver higher-quality work.
  • A freelancer who is still in the process of building a client base may price their paralegal services more competitively.

Which one is right for you will depend on the specifics of your project.

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