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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. Emran Parves

    Emran Parves

    B2B Lead Generation, Email Sourcer, Contact List Builder, Linked Expt.

    Bangladesh - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 19

    TOP RATED and SUCCESSFUL Freelancer on Upwork having HUGE HOURS of WORKING EXPERIENCE !!! -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I'm a master of finding people's contact details. An expert in finding personal emails and other contact details of targeted people/business. This includes finding executives and their contact details within company, industry, location etc. (Email, Phone, Social media links, etc.) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Available 7 days/week. Committed to communicating almost instantly via Upwork, Email and Skype. I am available about 12-14 hours a day. Actually its my Career now. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Using my Experience and Knowledge to provide 100% Guaranteed Service Blended with Quality and Accuracy. I do not apply for the job that I can not do properly and timely. I am an Honest, hard-working, reliable, extremely well-organized, highly motivated, creative, and professional individual seeking to utilize my creative skills in Web Research, Lead Generation and Admin Assistant. I believe intensely in maintaining a strong work ethic and the importance of customer/client satisfaction. Looking for the next Opportunity to prove my Expertise and to make a Long Term Successful Relation with my Employer. Types of jobs that I have completed in Upwork: I worked Mostly on Research Types Jobs. Finding Contact Details for a specific person of a specific organization. Also done various Admin Support Jobs which I have included in my Portfolio with details (along with verifiable URL). ======================My Goals=================== ✔ To Fulfill the goal of my Client. ✔ To provide Quality service to Clients. ✔ To deliver Quality Results on time. ✔ To build a strong & professional relationships to clients. =============Core Competencies I Possess============ ==> Expert in LinkedIn Research. Have access on LinkedIn Premium Account. ==> To extract Email and phone have access on Paid Directories like Lead411 and Jigsaw/ ================My area of Expertise================ ✔ LinkedIn based Research ✔ Contact & Email List Building ✔ Lead Generation ✔ Email Scraping ✔ Web Research ✔ Web Scraping ✔ Data Entry Expert ✔ Data Scraping ✔ Google Research ✔ Admin Support ✔ PDF Conversion Highly Experienced in using following Applications and Software: ✔ Rapportive. ✔ Microsoft Excel. ✔ Microsoft Word. ✔ LinkedIn. ✔ Jigsaw/ ✔ Lead411. ✔ Zoom Info. ✔ Manta ✔ Google Spreadsheet. ✔ Google Documents. ✔ Team viewer. ✔ Skype. ✔ MultiSkype Launcher. ✔ G mail. ✔ Dropbox. ✔ Facebook. ✔ Twitter. ✔ Adobe Reader and Adobe Photoshop.

    $5.56 /hr
    16,300 hours
  2. Md. Showqut Hossain

    Md. Showqut Hossain

    Lead Generation/Email Sourcer/LinkedIn Expert/Web Research/web Scarper

    Bangladesh - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 26

    FULLTIME ☆☆☆☆☆ AVAILABILITY ☆☆☆☆☆ HONEST ☆☆☆☆☆ SUCCESS ☆☆☆☆☆ DEADLINE ►►►►▬▬▬▬▬▬ஜ۩۞۩ஜ▬▬▬▬▬◄◄◄◄ I'm showqut from Bangladesh. I can ensure you that I have good skills at any kind of research task with sincerity. Relivable worker and willing to get your full satisfaction with work. Having the ability to meet deadline. My objective is to provide high quality and 100% accurate service to my employer and give employer full satisfaction. I will do my best to respond to your requests. I AM EXPERT ON 1. Contact List Building. 2. Lead Generation. 3. Data Entry. 4. Data Mining. 5. Web Research. 6. Linkedin Research. 7. Email Marketing. 8. Rapportive 9. Virtual Assistant. 10. Administrative Support. 11. Internet Research. 12. Microsoft Excel. 13. Social Media Marketing.

    $5.00 /hr
    697 hours
  3. Mervin Rene Salceda

    Mervin Rene Salceda

    Fast, Reliable, & Experienced Researcher & Data Entry Proffesional

    Philippines - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

    As a freelancer, My main goal is providing my client a quick and accurate result of my task. As the time that I started my career here in Odesk, I have proven my worth, skills, capabilities, and knowledge to my clients. I do offer services with both guarantees and satisfactions. I am a hard worker, fast, reliable, resourceful, and expert researcher, provider, and data entry professional. I am also a well-rounded and open-minded individual. I am always open for any comments and suggestion regarding my work to increase my productivity. I am capable of adopting any changes. I also perform multitasking and can work with or without supervision.

    $5.56 /hr
    1,544 hours
  4. 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
  5. Glenn G.

    Glenn G.

    Experienced Paralegal and Database Admin

    United States - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 3

    I am a highly determined individual working without supervision, and I have an excellent performance in the field of research for law to determine elements for possible causes of action applicable for my clients. I strive to empathize in my communications with potential clients to determine the merits of their case and how I can best help them. I am also a highly recommended database administrator, with an expertise skilled in MYSQL Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and 2012.

    $15.00 /hr
    0 hours
  6. Lindsey Walton

    Lindsey Walton

    Internet, microsoft proficient. Highly developed research skills

    Australia - Last active: 6 months ago - Tests: 3

    I have highly developed research skills gained at a university level. I have previously worked in an online based role which enable me to gain analytical skills and improve my attention to detail. I also have developed skills in data base entry I am extremely interested in Genealogy and research and also love design.

    $4.44 /hr
    0 hours
  7. Steph H.

    Steph H.

    Database Specialist, Trainer, Administrator, Secretary

    United Kingdom - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 14

    I have 25 years of experience providing a full range of office services including proof-reading, data entry, audio typing, admin, filing, research.... Database Design and Development Creation of bespoke systems, adaptation and refinement of legacy systems Data migration - import and export of data between different applications Origination and production of bespoke manuals and training programmes Data and statistical analysis to support development of business strategy Executive & Staff Training Delivery of group and individual training programmes to support database use for diverse clients including clerical staff and executives Delivery of Windows and MS Office training in both one-to-one, group and classroom environments Coaching and development of executives to maximise benefits of IT initiatives Intensive training of individuals in the design and development of Access databases Business Process Re-Engineering Streamlining and re-engineering of administrative and business processes to maximise achievement in large and small organisations Management Services Expert in writing strategy, policy and procedure documents Optimising staff output through job review and development Project and Event Management Business Development including promotion, marketing, advertising and tendering for major contracts

    $25.00 /hr
    0 hours
  8. Laura Smith

    Laura Smith

    Creative Writer and Researcher

    United States - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 1

    I am a recent college graduate with a degree in communication studies. I have ghostwritten several books (fiction and non-fiction). I am a strong-researcher and able to produce work quickly. Throughout high school and college I placed (or won) many competitions for short stories and poems. I am currently writing a series of children's fairy tales and also completing my first manuscript. I am comfortable writing in all formats (from books to plays to poems, etc.). I have a strong marketing and advertising background (I currently work in the industry). I am proficient on all aspects of Microsoft Office.

    $11.11 /hr
    0 hours
  9. Ashaki Wright

    Ashaki Wright

    Complicance Specialist/Paralegal/Executive Legal Assistant

    United States - Last active: 06/21/2014 - Tests: 2

    Hi everyone, my name is Ashaki and I go by 'Shak'. My goal is to make your life easier and be your virtual assistant extraordinaire. My background is broad, which makes me very flexible and reliable. I can assist in the following areas: Notary Public – Mobile Notary/Signing Agent Paralegal – Legal Research/Contract Drafting/Entertainment Law Advertising – Legal Compliance/Media Buying Executive Assistance – Calendar Management/Travel Arrangements Accounting – Bookkeeping/Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable I really enjoy working on long-term or short-term projects. As an administrator I am detailed oriented, use project management skills to complete tasks in a timely manner, and above all I’m everywhere you need me to be. I am the best assistant to offer a busy executive, entertainer or business owner the flexibility and reliability they need. So what are you waiting for, hire me to start on your project today! Looking forward to working with you.

    $22.22 /hr
    0 hours
  10. Brigitta Lannen

    Brigitta Lannen

    Brigitta lannen

    Czech Republic - Last active: 12/05/2014 - Tests: 3

    I studied law at Pázmány Péter Catholic University in Budapest, Hungary graduating in 2013. I have more than 5 years experience in a variety of legal roles providing me with robust knowledge and experience in the field. Combined with this I have worked abroad for several years which has developed my experience and enhanced my English skills to a highly proficient level. Some of my previous roles include administration, HR and mainly legal roles, and most recently I worked in Dr. Juhász Péter Law Office, Budapest as a lawyer and my main aspect was company law, employment law, property law, contract law. My variety of experience means that I am a dynamic multitasker with a strong work ethic and excellent communication skills.

    $11.11 /hr
    0 hours