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Legal research refers to the task of finding and gathering information necessary to support a legal case. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, lawyers and law firms hire talented legal researchers and assistants — who may have professional experience in corporate law, criminal law or patent law — to conduct thorough legal research about workplace policies, consumer rights, or specific regulations. They can also draft legal documents, write detailed reports, or prepare presentations — including case studies, statutes, law reviews, or reviewing ethic and moral aspects of a subject.

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  1. Catherine Manjeron

    Catherine Manjeron

    Administrative Support Freelance Provider

    Philippines - Last active: 13 hours ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 2

    Looking for a position where my skills in the areas of administration and customer service can be of assistance. I am a graduate of a four year course with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Information Technology. I have developed a wide range of writing term / thesis papers and some articles using MS Word. I am proficient towards variety of software including MS Publisher, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel and MS Word. I have been good with technologies both hardware and software peripheral based on my working experience and is still expecting to learn more about the said field. Various job experiences includes Virtual Assistance (VA), web research, copy and paste, website data entry, database, Microsoft Office, typing speed of 40wpm, and email handling.

    $3.33 /hr
    6,140 hours
    4.96
  2. Donna Y.

    Donna Y.

    Admin/Virtual/Personal Assistant, Data Entry, PowerPoint, Blogger, SEO

    Philippines - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 22

    I am a seasoned contractor on Odesk who has had a good track record. I'm a personal assistant but I also do data entry, web research, and PowerPoint presentations. Previously worked as a Personal Assistant for a California-based law firm wherein I was able to hone my skills by performing multiple tasks, my goal is to deliver what the client wants. Ad when it comes to quality of work, I'm one of the best.

    $8.89 /hr
    5,110 hours
    4.99
  3. Anna H.

    Anna H.

    Freelancer

    Philippines - Last active: 29 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    Working with quick turn around time and flexible time. Works with minimal supervision and creates relative output for the client. Have intermediate knowledge on all Microsoft Office applications, proficient in web research and presentation skills. Very much willing to take on any job that would help increase my online skills.

    $3.33 /hr
    6 hours
    4.00
  4. Kelly S.

    Kelly S.

    Virtual Assistant

    United States - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 1

    Over the past 2 years I have worked in the telecommunications industry as the personal assistant to the companies COO. I have maintained a remote work environment that allowed me to be timely and productive while doing an increasing work load consisting of research or products and competition, developing and implementing training programs, inventory control, managing a local team as well as several other remote team mates. I am highly motivated to learn new things, and have an increasing interest in the law, medicine, technology, animal rescue concerns, and healthy eating. I have over 4 years experience blogging as a ghostwriter as well as for myself, and seven years of business ownership under my belt. In my own business I have devoted a large amount of time to research, writing, and graphic design including but not limited to business logo and letter head design.

    $15.00 /hr
    35 hours
    4.95
  5. Melody D.

    Melody D.

    Editor, writer looking to help those with talent

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 2

    I have been writing, editing and proofreading in the news business for more than 20 years. That includes newspaper, television, radio and magazine. My work has won many awards, both in the state and nationally. My research skills are exceptional. Over the past few years, I have shifted to book editing, have done well with it, and enjoy that immensely. My talent covers both non-fiction and fiction, short and long form. Actually, I like variety and enjoy multiple projects, so feel free to bring it on!

    $22.22 /hr
    30 hours
    4.96
  6. Michelle J.

    Michelle J.

    Freelance Writer/Extreme Researcher

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 2

    I am a freelance writer and contract Private Investigator with extreme research skills. My work as a Private Investigator has been a great benefit to my writing. I am able to think outside the box and see the whole picture. As well, Private Investigators are required to think on their feet. You have to create stories (pretext) every day, all day. With this in mind, I can create content on any and all subjects from interviews, or individual research. I am not limited to writing on specific topics. I can write on any topic assigned.

    $35.00 /hr
    49 hours
    5.00
  7. James S.

    James S.

    Legal Research and Writing, Appeals

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    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
    102 hours
    4.98
  8. Shannon Abbey

    Shannon Abbey

    Certified Paralegal and Virtual Assistant

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2

    I am an Ohio State Bar Association Certified Paralegal with a Bachelor's in Paralegal Studies from the University of Toledo. In addition to my educational background, I have over five years of experience in a law firm setting. I have primarily worked in areas of workers' compensation, for both claimants and employers, personal injury, as well as commercial evictions in Ohio and Michigan. I type an estimated 80 wpm. I am proficient in all areas of Microsoft Office. I am capable of performing legal research, briefing cases, summarizing depositions, transcribing dictation, and many other tasks. I also have experience in creating interactive Power Point and Prezi presentations for educational seminars. Co-workers and supervisors would describe me as punctual, trustworthy, and hardworking. I am a go-getter and see things through. DISCLAIMER: I am not an attorney. I am not licensed to practice law or authorized to provide legal advice. If you are in need of legal representation, you should seek assistance with your local state bar association. .

    $20.00 /hr
    8 hours
    5.00
  9. Johnson M.

    Johnson M.

    Creative & Legal Writer. Journalist.Graphic Designer.Editor.Translator

    Kenya - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 8

    I have vast experience in Creative Writing & Journalism, Legal Writing & Research, Editing, English-Swahili Translation and Graphic Art. I work diligently, confidently, ambitiously and have no doubt that the quality of my output is sterling. I have also taught English and Swahili for more than 10 years at Secondary School level.

    $16.67 /hr
    7 hours
    4.97
  10. Awais A.

    Awais A. Agency Contractor

    .Net,Java and c++ Developer,yelp, ebay and amazon scraper specialist

    Pakistan - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

    Over the past 3 years, I have developed scraping tools, crawlers and Mobile applications. My major specialties are : - cocos 2dx games developer -Java,Groovy, C#, ASP.Net,Android, C++ -MySQL, HTML(5)/CSS3/JavaScript/Ajax/JQuery, -Data Scrapping, Web Crawler, -ebay and amazone scraping specialist -MVC framework -LinkedIn, tweeter, Facebook, yelp, bbb.org, ebay and Amazon scraping specialist. -free/expired domain finder applications,

    Associated with: Digitech Outsourcing Solutions (DOS) Agency

    $15.00 /hr
    144 hours
    4.98