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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. Cheryl Regina Villanueva

    Cheryl Regina Villanueva

    SEO/Content Writer, Editor/Proofreader/Researcher, Mediator/Counsellor

    Philippines - Last active: 07/05/2013 - Tests: 15 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a passionate writer and have been writing for 17 years. It is my goal to produce original, informative and plagiarism-free articles which are relevant to the niches assigned to me. l must deliver the needs of the clients which contribute to the promotion of his/her interest, product/service, brand or business. For me, time is golden! Deadline is not an issue for me. You can count on me!

    $20.00 /hr
    28 hours
  2. Lisa F.

    Lisa F.


    South Africa - Last active: 11/28/2014 - Tests: 3

    My preferred style of writing is songwriting and lyric writing. I have written and recorded 8 songs with the aim of completing my first Album. I also enjoy writing short stories and poems which portray the different aspects of my creative side. I have studied freelance journalism after completing a standard education in South Africa and would like to write articles and blogs for various brands or websites. I am currently working within the law field and type up legal documents daily. I also proof read documents. I am also currently involved in writing a book based on a true story.

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours
  3. Daniel Dyer

    Daniel Dyer

    JD/Awaiting Licensure/Legal Services

    United States - Last active: 7 days ago

    As a legal clerk in the U.S. Marine Corps, I had the opportunity to perform legal research and writing on diverse issues, including military courts-martial, administrative law, and policy law. I worked extensively on several high profile courts-martial, drafting significant portions of trial briefs, joining in strategy sessions, and meeting with seniority controlling the proceedings. In addition to my military legal career, I worked at the world's leading corporate immigration firm, Fragomen, in a legal secretary/paralegal type role; worked as a summer associate at a family-immigration law firm; and performed document review at one of the United States premier litigation firms. To date, I can say I have worked in a legal secretary, paralegal, law clerk, and attorney type role. Specialties: Legal Research & Writing Immigration Law Human Resources/Employment Law Administrative Law Military Law Veterans Benefits Admin Law Transcription Legal Word-Processing Tables of Authorities MacPac/Best Authority/Olympus/Citrix/etc

    $28.00 /hr
    0 hours
  4. Farah Anverally

    Farah Anverally

    Freelance Linguist

    United States - Last active: 09/18/2014

    Hello, I am a freelance French to English translator currently based in Chicago after living for almost 11 years in Paris. Perfectly bilingual i would like to offer my services. My specializations include legal and corporate communication translations as well as proof reading. Due to my extensive experience in the legal field, i have in-depth knowledge of legal terminology and industry procedures. I also speak Arabic and Sinhala. After a successful 6 year career in law, i launched my freelance translation business. My home office computer equipment includes a desktop and laptop computer with daily backups, high speed Internet access, scanner and electronic fax. With each freelance project i undertake, I guarantee high quality work delivered on or before deadline and prompt response to your phone calls and emails. Please let me know if i can provide you with any additional information. Kind Regards

    $30.00 /hr
    0 hours
  5. Mohammed Shoaib Sharif

    Mohammed Shoaib Sharif Agency Contractor

    Business Development Associate

    Bangladesh - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 2

    I aim to maximize my potential and to increase the revenue for my clients. I am specialized and have experience over 4+ years in the inbound & outbound B.P.O (Business Process Outsourcing) field and at the same time in C.R.M (Customer Relationship Management) field.I worked for some of the well known foreign companies and have achieved successful sales and appointment settings . I have worked for the following companies:- 1.F.M.C.D,(FIX MY COMPUTER DUDE-Achieved over 500+ survey sales calls. 2.College Degree Locator-Achieved over 800+ student enrollments. 3.US Energy Group-Achieved over 700+ enrollments.The aim was to make the household receive the electricity at wholesale price. 4.Farmers Insurance Group-The Gonzalez Agency. Achieved over 700+ successful sale appointments.

    Associated with: The Team A1

    $3.33 /hr
    1,727 hours
  6. Anette Fassioms

    Anette Fassioms

    Admin and Customer Service Specialist

    India - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 1

    I am a Lawyer with 6 years of legal experience. I am currently employed with Technosoft which provides legal services to global law firms. My role is to manage a legal team which provides E- Discovery and Contract Management services to global companies. I have experience in handling paralegal work relating to Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Real Estate, Wrongful Death, Contracts, Workmen Compensation, Garnishment, Family Law, Criminal Law, Traffic Law, etc. I assist attorneys in drafting Motions & Pleadings, Notice of Appearance, Deposition Summary, Settlement Demand Letters, Drafting letters on behalf of Attorneys, Maintaining of Attorney's Calendar, Statutory and Legal Research using necessary tools, etc.

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
  7. Kirsten Cruz

    Kirsten Cruz

    Passionate Writer, Experienced Manager and Paralegal

    United States - Last active: 09/18/2013 - Tests: 2

    I am a seasoned legal industry professional looking to utilize my creative talents and management skills in a diverse company that can challenge me while recognizing the value I bring to their team. My experience umbrellas a broad area of skills including but not limited to drafting of civil, family, foreclosure, and workers' compensation pleadings, as well as as an astute understanding of litigation and discovery. Also within my legal background I have obtained very fast turn-around times and have all equipment neccessary for general and legal transcription. Outside of the law, writing is my passion and I have gained much experience in article and content writing enriched by SEO optimization. I look to gain as much experience as I can freelancing and am open to any type of position, short-term or long-term as well as contract as needed positions. My goal amongst the professionals at Odesk is to be the most valuable sought out contractor in my field and I willl do whatever it takes to get that high point and remain there. "Anything worth obtaining is worth fighting for."

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours
  8. Dzeben A.

    Dzeben A.

    Humanitarian Law expert

    Cameroon - Last active: 07/18/2014 - Tests: 2

    this has to deal with the law during war times. I intend to have a Phd. in the future in Humanitarian law specialised in transitional justice and formulas for the resolution of armed conflicts. Of course, what actually matters the most is not really the concepts humanitarian law but the practicalisation of these concepts, and on that one, i'm your man. I intend to work with the UN in their continuous struggle in keeping, maintaining nand builing peace in the rest of the world Here are my credentials -first degree in Law, University of Buea -current master's student at the International Relations Institute of Cameroon studying International Disputes -current master's student at the International Relations Institute of Cameroon studying International and Decentralized Cooperation for Development

    $50.00 /hr
    0 hours