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Post your legal research project on Upwork and find professional legal researchers who can search through relevant sources of law, legislation and legal documentation to support your court case. These experienced assistants can search for patents and trademarks among legal research websites and databases; provide you with a different legal research methodology or law practice management software; and gather information about your case, from product history and origins to medical tests and sales statistics. You will also find intellectual property experts who can perform competitive research and determine whether patent, trademark, or copyright infringement has been committed against your company or website.

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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Legal research Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.69.

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  1. Lisa K.

    Lisa K.

    Transcription, IT Support, Administrative Work

    United States - Last active: 28 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 10

    With 20 years experience in IT Administration, Legal Administrative Support and Transcription, and Medical Transcription and Office Management, I am experienced, dedicated, and detail-oriented. I now have a career working from home as it best fits my lifestyle, and will deliver very high quality work in a short period of time. You will not be disappointed in the value that you get when using me for all of your administrative needs.

    $16.67 /hr
    17 hours
    5.00
  2. James Korth

    James Korth

    Patent Application Writer, Patent Technical Advisor and business write

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    Draft patent applications, claims and drawings for inventions involving data processing, call center technology and methods, mobile communications, software, and aviation. Draft responses to Office Action rejections and other communications received from US Patent Office Please see US patents 8346575 and 8478234 on USPTO.gov or freepatentsonline.com for examples of patent documents written.

    $30.00 /hr
    10 hours
    5.00
  3. Henry Jr Echiverri

    Henry Jr Echiverri

    Techinical and Customer Service Oriented

    Philippines - Last active: 06/26/2013 - Tests: 4

    In each job from a front liner to a supervisor, I learned different ways how to handle responsibilities efficiently. I am not contended with just achieving the goal, I always go an extra mile. I am seeking a secured job that would not only enhance my knowledge and creativity, but also sustain my needs.

    $3.33 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  4. Abdur Razzak

    Abdur Razzak

    SEO consultant and lead researcher.

    Bangladesh - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

    I'm a self-motivated person and very optimistic in every challenges that comes along the way. I'm very passionate in doing things that I love to do like pursuing my career online and learning things that is new to me. I have 4 year experience of SEO and web research. I am expert of web research,lead generation and email collection. My goal is doing quality work for my client.

    $3.00 /hr
    20 hours
    4.25
  5. Adrienne Espares

    Adrienne Espares

    Political Science and Law Graduate with good background in writing

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

    Hi! My educational background has trained me in matters of diplomacy, public relations, and discipline as well as the knowledge and awareness with legal principles. These are the qualities that would help me become an efficient writer to cater your preferences. For almost 4 years of online writing experience and counting, I have gained strategic skills in legal research and in legal writing, which to my mind, greatly enhance my chance of producing quality outputs of any kind. Throughout the years, I have developed skills in writing that have positioned me to pursue online works better if not at par with the rest. I would say that my ability to learn quickly and my attention to details are my real strengths. I am looking forward working with you. Have a good day and God bless!

    $3.00 /hr
    6 hours
    4.00
  6. Alessandro Fiorenzi

    Alessandro Fiorenzi

    Computer Forensics, IT Security, corporate compliance

    Italy - Last active: 08/20/2013

    I am ready to be hired by you for the post of Information Security Consultant or Computer Forensics. I have all the skills and experience that makes me a competitive candidate for this post. I have had an ideal prospect and am ready to accept any new challenges that may be put in front of me. If given an opportunity to work for your company I will fulfil the given work with utmost dedication and loyalty. I have more than 10 years experience working as Information Security Expert and Computer Forensics Expert. I also have good experience working with corporate compliance. I am ready to start working for you today.

    $83.33 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  7. Regine Ann Jandie

    Regine Ann Jandie

    ann

    Philippines - Last active: 09/26/2013

    CAREER OBJECTIVES I am seeking for a position that will provide me with the opportunities to use my academic qualification to a dynamic work environment.one that will make use my positive attitude towards work and values as an upright professional to enhance my skills and contribute to the overall development and success of your company.

    $100.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  8. Lisandro G.

    Lisandro G.

    Paralegal, Automotive, Researcher, Computer Networking, Data Entry

    Philippines - Last active: 11 hours ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a well-organized and highly motivated person with 18 years of working experience as Assistant to the Corporate Secretary of a holding company, and act as Corporate Secretary of various subsidiary companies, at the same time tasked to be the Records Officer whose primary responsibility is to manage the corporation’s records from their creation through to their eventual disposal. I developed the expertise in repairs and maintenance of high-end vehicles as Admin Officer and as Project Director of car restoration and modification for 14 years. Has 8 years of experience in handling the full operation and hardware/software troubleshooting of a family owned business internet shop. I approach every new challenge with great enthusiasm and I have the ability to perform multiple tasks effectively and efficiently. I always make sure to give 100% quality and commitment to my work.

    $3.50 /hr
    123 hours
    0.00
  9. Trinh Nguyên

    Trinh Nguyên

    Legal Consultant - Translator - Executive Assistant

    Vietnam - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2

    Graduating from Ho Chi Minh University of Law (Advanced Program, major in Commercial and International Law) and currently completing Bachelor Degree of English Literature. Have much experience working in legal field as well as working as a translator or Assistant. Being an active person with good communication skill and hard - working. Get used to high pressure working environment and be willing to solve any problem.

    $27.78 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  10. Jacob Meazell

    Jacob Meazell

    Virtual assistant

    United States - Last active: 12/29/2013 - Tests: 1

    I'm trustworthy and hard working. I will do everything to the best of my abilities as fast as I can. I'm experienced in computer repair and data entry. I did data entry for 3 years at collection agency. I'm very skilled at what I do and I will not disappoint. I'm available 24/7 because I'm always near a computer.

    $5.56 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00