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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 Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, legal writers can draft legal documents for businesses and professionals around the world.

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  1. Sarah Smith

    Sarah Smith

    Creative Strategist

    United States - Last active: 5 days ago

    Howdy howdy howdy. Welcome to the creative mind of Sarah Smith. For a detailed look into my past, I graduated Summa Cum Laude from Texas A&M University with a dual degree in International Communications/Media and French. My occupational background consists of print and digital media with The Battalion Newspaper and WhereTraveler Magazine as well as sales, design, and marketing strategies with FansTailgate.com and Avant Garde Management Group. Currently, I attend New York Law School where I hope to retain some sanity and leave with a JD in Intellectual Property Law. My free to check out anything and everything via my website at: www.sarahsmithportfolio.wordpress.com Please don't hesitate to shoot me a message! For whatever you may need, I promise we'll make it happen together.

    $25.00 /hr
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  2. Kevin T.

    Kevin T.

    Internet Law Drafting and Review, Voice-overs and Audio Engineering

    United States - Last active: 09/21/2014 - Tests: 5

    I have experience drafting, editing and summarizing Technology agreements, DMCA and Privacy takedown notices and other legal work in the digital space. Work with me for efficient and reliable service to keep your business moving as fast as you need while protecting your interests. Separately, I perform voice-overs for commercial spots, including serious and jovial characters and impersonations. I am also skilled with audio editing in my own studio with a professional microphone and sound engineering software. I have edited and mixed voice with audio production for over 100 sound recordings from this studio. I work hard and pride myself on providing high-quality professional results with quick turnaround times. Client satisfaction is the top priority for the way I do business. Work with me, and you will be glad you did.

    $33.33 /hr
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  3. Hendrik Gozali

    Hendrik Gozali

    Legal and Business Consultant

    Indonesia - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 1

    Currently I'm working as a legal consultant and as a lawyer in international law firm in Indonesia. I am capable and experienced for handling legal due diligence, preparing legal memo and business writing and/or report. I strive for continued excellence, willing to learn and practice, and strong interpersonal. I provide good communication,organizations, marketing and research skills and have a good leadership skills and can be adept work in a team

    $25.00 /hr
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  4. Liza Q Wirtz

    Liza Q Wirtz

    Editor, Writer, Attorney, and Admin

    United States - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 6

    Copyeditor, attorney, admin, musician—inhabitant of a rich and varied working life, driven by a passion for people and a need to help. Possesses excellent oral and written communication skills, the drive to learn and the desire to know, and the ability to pursue multiple simultaneous projects to deadline. Tech-savvy and socially aware. Core competencies: careful, high-quality editing/research/writing; task management/organization at micro and macro levels; open-minded creativity. Fluent translator of techie talk and legalese.

    $27.78 /hr
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  5. Amy James

    Amy James

    JD, Legal Researcher and Writer

    United States - Last active: 10/01/2014 - Tests: 1

    I have a wide range of experiences to draw from for many different kinds of projects, from drafting legal pleadings to social media campaigns and writing. Following graduation with my B.A. from UT Dallas, I spent four years as a teacher, from 2000-2004, prior to taking time off to start a family. And in addition to having a long-awaited new baby, I was gifted with an experience that changed my outlook on the meaning of my own life and future goals for my career. I became an activist as a result of personal experiences with bad health care and a lack of informed consent for dangerous prescriptions. Thus, my passion is in the area of mental health reform. My work has included lobbying, speaking with the media, working with victims and survivors, writing, researching, graphic design, social networking and public speaking. As a law student at SMU Dedman School of Law, I studied Products Liability, Medical Malpractice, FDA Law, Legislation, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, and Litigation. As a Student Attorney in the Criminal Defense Clinic, I represented approximately 80 clients under supervision from a licensed attorney and won my only trial. Since law school I have worked for lawyers on both civil and criminal matters, researching and drafting pleadings for everything from state and federal criminal defense to legal malpractice lawsuits, DTPA cases, breach of contract, tortious interference and real estate cases. My goals for the future include reforming prescription drug law, mental health reform, and working in constitutional law and criminal defense. I am especially interested in working for justice for the wrongfully convicted, including children who have been exploited by the legal system. I have also spent some time helping support moms who want to breastfeed to be able to do so as a volunteer for La Leche League, and educating others on various issues such as circumcision, natural childbirth, and holistic health. Specialties: Lobbying, Media, Social Networking, Writing, Research, Graphic Design, Advocacy Interests: Music, Cooking, Architecture, Photography, Gardening, Travel

    $35.00 /hr
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  6. Stephanie Rivera

    Stephanie Rivera

    Young Bilingual Professional Well Versed In Various Topics

    United States - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 2

    I am a Latin woman who holds a bachelor's degree in psychology and who is currently looking into returning to school for a JD. My career goals include being a writer, a judge, and a musician. I have 7 years of experience of writing within the MLA and APA format. I am well-versed in writing various types of poetry and fictional short stories. I have also written biographical and autobiographical pieces. Also, I worked exclusively as a Spanish/English interpreter and translator for two years. I have translated everything from PowerPoint presentations, brochures, reports, essays, and legal/medical documents. I currently maintain 3 blogs of my own.

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  7. Kay Smith

    Kay Smith

    Presentation Graphics and Legal Word Processor Expert

    United States - Last active: 10/03/2013 - Tests: 3

    I have over ten (10) years experience working in banking and legal fields as a presentation graphics specialist and a legal word processor. I am very technically skilled and proficient in all MS Office applications, and Adobe Graphics products. I am also a copywriter, editor and proofreader. I have worked in many fortune 500 law firms and business consulting firms creating PowerPoint presentations, creating and proofing legal documents, tables of authority and indices. I am fast, proficient, efficient, talented and easy to work with. I have tremendous internet research skills and am a fantastic problem solver. I have a degree in English from Columbia University and I am a creative and comedy writer. I would like to utilize my tremendous skill-set working from my home office and service a variety of unique and interesting clientele.

    $26.67 /hr
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  8. Nat N.

    Nat N.

    Makes your words - and ideas - fit to print.

    United States - Last active: 07/01/2014 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 2

    Everyone has something to say. I can help you express it. With an eclectic background spanning law, marketing, design, creative writing, and philosophy, I can help you convey complex ideas with poise, clarity, and impact. I write and edit with both speed and precision to accurately inform, entertain, or persuade, all depending on your needs. Tight deadlines and budgets don't scare me; I meet and often beat turnaround and cost estimates on a daily basis. My services cover a wide spectrum of print and online projects, including: * Proofreading. * Editing. * Ebooks & Online Publications. * Legal Editing. * Legal Writing. * Mentoring. * Resumes & Cover Letters. I enjoy working with businesses and individuals to creatively express their key messages, and delight in helping promising first-time authors prepare their manuscripts for publication. I am available to provide legal research and corresponding memoranda to help you understand the laws of any state; please note, however, that I do not provide legal advice. Services provided through Elance are not done performed in an attorney-client capacity.

    $28.00 /hr
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  9. Christopher Lee

    Christopher Lee

    Experienced Communications Professional Specializing in Non-Profits

    United States - Last active: 08/19/2014 - Tests: 2

    6 years of experience in communications and marketing. Former Associate Director of Membership & Communications at a health care-related membership organization. Currently attending law school for a career change and leveraging my past career skills as a freelancer. Predominately work with health care and other highly regulated industries in marketing their services and benefits to stakeholders and potential affiliate partners.

    $60.00 /hr
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