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Legal writing Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.78.

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  1. Mary T.

    Mary T.

    Expert Writer-Editor-Proofreader / Financial Services SME

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 5

    A proven Native English professional looking for an opportunity to assist you by using the knowledge, skills, and abilities developed over a successful 30-year career . I previously performed in highly-visible management and subject matter expert (SME) positions that required research, writing, proofreading, fact checking, and editing technical and non-technical material. I have extensive experience working effectively in a remote environment. I have technical expertise in the bank/financial services industry and a deep and broad understanding of private business, government, and quasi-government activities. Some examples of past responsibilities are: * Authored a monthly column for national trade magazine. * Served as Managing Editor of a bi-monthly corporate newsletter distributed to thousands of clients, industry partners, trade organizations, and federal and state regulators. * Served as singular SME, course development consultant, and newsletter copywriter for a client providing training modules to banks, credit unions, and other financial services companies. This position required distilling convoluted, complex regulatory announcements and publications to straightforward, understandable messages. Applied APA writing standards. * Created and edited written communications to ensure consistency of style, accuracy of content and overall editorial quality. Applied the highest standards of spelling and punctuation and made effective and concise suggestions to improve deliverables. Managed and exceeded expectations for timing and quality of deliverables. Types of written documents included, but were not limited to:  Training modules; Internet websites;  Regulatory summaries;  Federal Reports of Examination (ROE);  Customer service scripts and advertising;  Policies and technical procedures;  Briefs, summaries, and reports to executive management;  Executive presentations; and,  Engagement proposals and contracts.

    $50.00 /hr
    25 hours
    4.82
  2. Adrian Caliman

    Adrian Caliman

    Finance Project Manager | IT UAT Tester | Freelancer

    Romania - Last active: 19 hours ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 5

    I am a Financial Analyst with more than 6 years experience within finance, beginner in recruitment and training with Master in Human Resources. Involved in team members evaluation, training and development plan. I have a hobby for software and hardware testing and always ready to work with projects. I am familiar with both Oracle and SAP technologies.

    $7.00 /hr
    238 hours
    5.00
  3. 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
  4. Pamela Haidenger-Bains, J.D., Q.C.

    Pamela Haidenger-Bains, J.D., Q.C.

    Freelance Writer and Consultant in Business English

    Canada - Last active: 09/01/2014 - Tests: 1

    I provide freelance writing services, as well as training and support in Business English for executives and professionals. I have extensive writing experience from my background as a business lawyer. I understand business and management concerns from the work I did as a Vice-President of Legal and Regulatory Affairs of a biotechnology company. I designed and maintain my own Wordpress website at www.down2englishbusiness.com. I have taken training for teaching English as an additional language, which gives me valuable skills in understanding how we communicate. You can also contact me to discuss other business services that I can provide as a result of my background and training.

    $66.67 /hr
    3 hours
    5.00
  5. Lakeisha E.

    Lakeisha E.

    eBook Writer, Blogger and Editor with a Sarcastic Sense of Humor

    United Kingdom - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

    If you're looking for mediocre quality, I am NOT your person. I enjoy working with minimal supervision, and strive to do my best with the job that I take on. I am well aware of my responsibilities towards my clients; making me a suitable candidate for possible vacancies. Why me? I've always given my best, the feedback on my profile will vouch for my professionalism. I look forward to working with you on your projects! My Website: http://freelancerninja.webnode.com/

    $7.78 /hr
    296 hours
    4.91
  6. Mary junriza C.

    Mary junriza C.

    Expert Content Writer with SMM and SEO Experience

    Philippines - Last active: 19 hours ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 17

    With Bachelor of Mass Communication Degree - a writer at heart and a junior Juris Doctor student. I am experienced in content/blog/SEO writing and Social Media Management (SMM) with skills in word press, PSE11 for infograhics and other digital arts like Scrapbooking. Here's a summary of what I can do for you. CONTENT CREATION Write content on different topics ( travel, health, insurance, business, real estate, pets, social media etc) review products/apps, blog content writing via Wordpress and base on given keywords, create original short stories (for adults & kids), legal articles; write research paper or academic article; legal blog writing/legal (family law, criminal law, business law, corporate law, traffic law, and many more). EDITING and PROOFREADING This is for all types of texts such as website content, eBooks, novels, minutes, reports, research papers, emails etc. SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT (SMM) - Multi-manage different social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest, GooglePlus); increase Likes and Fans, Drive traffic, floods, and many more; Create Social Media Plan, Social Media Strategy, or Social Media Campaign with measurable results; Administer forums, communities, groups and increase engagement; Facilitate daily updates, posts, replies and boost interaction SEO Keyword search via Google Adwords and other keyword tools and SEO Pressor. I understand that every work has different standards but I am wiling to meet such and guarantee you good work.

    $5.56 /hr
    5,918 hours
    4.90
  7. Vatsal Bhandari

    Vatsal Bhandari

    Legal & Financial Consultant/Article Writer

    United Kingdom - Last active: 19 hours ago - Tests: 4

    My core competency is in the field of Finance and Law. As a writer: I write creative, original and professional content on money, interest rates, inflation, exchange rates, trade, capital theory, economic philosophy, public policy, personal finance, bankruptcy, real estate and security investments, credit repair, banking, loans, insurance and legal contracts. Past work experience: I have performed accounting, research, operations, legal writing, forecasting, pricing, budgeting, income allocation, financial reporting and analysis for various clients on Upwork. Skype ID - vatsal4592

    $20.00 /hr
    18 hours
    4.88
  8. Denise R.

    Denise R.

    Business Management, Paralegal, Virtual Assistant

    United States - Last active: 19 hours ago - Tests: 1

    I have years of experience in the fields of legal and business. I am a Certified Paralegal with a Bachelor's Degree in Legal Studies, Associates in Paralegal Studies and an anticipated MBA in Business Management. I have worked as a business paralegal for years licensing collection agencies and filing business documents. I have expertise in drafting filings for regulatory matters and legal matters. My skills include writing, business management, general virtual assistance, legal assistance, drafting pleading and legal documentation, legal research, etc. I have various administrative skills that will help me to excel even in positions outside of the legal realm. I have an excellent 10 key speed and I type 80 wpm. I would make an excellent candidate for a reasonable rate.

    $16.67 /hr
    8 hours
    5.00
  9. Stephanie Brown

    Stephanie Brown

    Certified Paralegal/Admin Assistant

    United States - Last active: 10/05/2012 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    For the last year I have worked as an Administrative Assistant and created several spreadsheets via excel to keep track of payrolls for various contractors. I have created and maintained a database via Access which tracked 5000+ communications, received 100+ incoming emails a day from various departments requiring review and approvals of documents, TV ads, and various materials each with multiple components and touch points between submissions, for publishing in accordance with SEC and FINRA rules and regulations. My core competency lies in litigation and trial prep from beginning to end. I have 8 years of Paralegal experience with a certificate and experience in several areas of the law. I am very profficient in using several software programs and continue to keep myself updated on new software and tools for continued growth.

    $17.00 /hr
    299 hours
    4.37
  10. Stephanie Ang

    Stephanie Ang

    Client Services Manager

    Philippines - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 3

    To develop my skills and abilities as a person and to be able to share my talents with a growing dynamic firm. My Special qualities would include the ff:  Creative problem solver and researcher who can see big pictures while never losing sight of details that deliver results.  Can apply the highest levels of intelligence, creativity, resourcefulness, and judgment to complex business decisions.  Goal driven achiever with strong organizational skills and detail orientation.  Fast learner and is willing to learn.  Flexible, responsible, and hardworking person.  Fluent in English.

    $10.00 /hr
    77 hours
    4.45