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

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  1. Jaime Tolentino

    Jaime Tolentino

    The Go To Guy for all your website content writing needs.

    Philippines - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 6

    I produce SEO friendly 100% original articles and have written hundreds of articles on various topics such as prescription and over the counter drugs, legal services, personal finance, bankruptcy, vitamins and supplements, online dating, auto loans, student loans, Amazon product reviews,insurance, and a lot more on niche topics like marijuana, steroids and cockfighting. I give 100% focus and attention to my employers needs and professional requirements especially when it comes to quality content writing and on-time submissions. Though I am busy with other assignments, you can still contact me and let us talk about your requirements.

    Groups: Article Samurai

    $7.78 /hr
    5 hours
    4.90
  2. Dainielle M.

    Dainielle M.

    Experienced Administrator

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4

    I have over 5 years experience in data entry, clerical and administrative duties. As a current graduate student I've also developed keen research skills. I'm always up for a good challenge and I will work diligently and efficiently to complete any task

    $13.33 /hr
    7 hours
    4.99
  3. Stacy Morrison

    Expert Paralegal

    United Kingdom - Last active: 05/26/2014 - Tests: 6

    I am a qualified Paralegal. I have been in the legal field for 15 years. I would like to start expanding my career opportunities. I have worked with all of the Microsoft Programs and currently have Microsoft 2007 on my computer. I have extensive computer knowledge and software knowledge. I work great under pressure and have always worked with deadlines.

    $5.56 /hr
    789 hours
    4.43
  4. Marc Bueno

    Marc Bueno

    Experienced on law, accounting and clerical work

    Philippines - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4

    I am a graduate of Accountancy from a Saint Louis University, Baguio City, and a student of Law fro, the same school, I employed as a Clerk at a National Government Agency for the past 6 years as a clerk. I am experienced with both the accounting and law fields, specially with the clerical side of things. I have knowledge on Microsoft excel, word, and other word processors. I am fluent in English, Tagalog, and the Ilocano dialect. I am organized, and willing to learn. I hope to be part of your team.

    $11.11 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  5. Tracy G.

    Tracy G.

    Project Management / Content Management

    United States - Last active: 16 hours ago - Tests: 8

    My goal is to help my clients succeed by providing them with quality work that is second to none. English is my native language and I have written professionally for over six years. I pride myself on communication, as well as making plans and ideas come together. My skills include project management, copywriting and editing for manuscripts and documents, proofreading, customer service, word and data processing, updating and maintaining blogs for several firms, research, and writing. I love learning new skills and enjoy a challenge. I am adept at Microsoft Office programs including Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher. I also work daily with WordPress and Google tools. I have worked for a variety of clients, including oDesk Enterprise Solutions, as an editor and project manager. I have done other project management work and have a basic, working knowledge of SEO, Wordpress, and HTML. I have worked extensively with the legal industry, helping promote legal sites through content, SEO, and social media. You won't be disappointed when you let me work for you because I will provide you with top-notch work that is of the highest quality. I am reliable, trustworthy, and precise. If I say I will deliver, you can plan on it.

    $33.33 /hr
    3,293 hours
    5.00
  6. Gary Smith

    Gary Smith

    Freelance Writer

    United Kingdom - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 14

    I create outstanding, original and engaging copy for commercial clients. Whatever you require - whether it's sales pages, articles, reviews or commentary, I will deliver work of an extremely high standard. I was previously a lawyer in private practice where I honed my skills - generating engaging web content describing developments in case law and government policy, commentary on national and international news, information pages, promotional, and technical documentation. If you're looking for a skilled and reliable UK-based copy writer for either a one-off project or for a longer professional relationship, I won't disappoint.

    $22.22 /hr
    259 hours
    4.88
  7. Sheryll E.

    Sheryll E.

    Proficient,Articulate,Efficient Marketing Assistant/Creative Writer

    Philippines - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 12

    My aim is to provide exceptional and efficient service in the fields of strategic marketing, research, advertising, management, creative writing, and other related areas that will best utilize my skills, educational background, and experience. I recently graduated from law school and my law degree helps me to continually improve my written and verbal aptitude, and acquaint me with the formal legalese style of writing. I have a bachelor's degree in business management and have gained hands on experience from having managed our small family-owned merchandising store when I was younger. I also dabble in other areas of interest such as makeup artistry, events planning, and basic digital art/photo editing. I have a passion for art, and often do freelance work as a MUA and do various arts & crafts projects.

    $8.00 /hr
    3,013 hours
    4.98
  8. ALISON WILLIAMS

    ALISON WILLIAMS

    Expert article, blog and web content writer -legal,dentist and more

    United Kingdom - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 10

    I have an MA in teaching English and Applied Linguistics and all my life I have been writing and teaching English. I simply love to mix my words around to suit various audiences. I specialize in American English as well as my own UK English and I can research and write in a variety of niches, which in the past have included locks, shoes, chiropractic, solar energy, socks, marine, home improvements, recycling, banking, insurance, retirement, investment legal, and dental. In my role as a writer I have also used my legal studies knowledge gained in my Bachelor's degree to create numerous web pages and blogs for attorneys around the world who have been very pleased with my contribution to their profession. My objective is to provide fast, accurate turnarounds using perfect English and to craft communicative written materials to the exact specifications, expectations and deadlines of my clients. Over the last few years I have successfully written articles that market a range of products for different industries in the USA, Australia and New Zealand. My experience as a highly skilled writer ensures that I am capable of communicating with a variety of audiences and in an array of styles and formats. Over the past few years, I have worked with executives, entrepreneurs, industry experts and many other professionals in writing and publishing, SEO web content, blogs, newspaper articles and more. I have compiled and edited in-house newsletters in my various places of employment. I have written materials for ESL ( English as a Second Language) courses too. I have so far received excellent feedback for my article writing abilities in the areas of educational, financial, health, dentistry, cosmetic surgery and legal writing as well as copywriting for SEO purposes. In fact, one of my previous employers has stated that I am one of the best on oDesk. This is mainly because I follow the client's instructions and I don't make English errors. I am currently writing blogs, news articles and web content for lawyers, cosmetic surgeons and dentists, as well as preparing a weekly news feature for a solar energy website. I perform regular proof reading of academic essays. I am currently working for clients who value quality delivery and are not looking for cheap, poorly written work. I charge based on the time it takes me to get the work to the required standard.

    Groups: Article Samurai

    $15.00 /hr
    606 hours
    4.86
  9. Michelle J.

    Michelle J.

    Freelance Writer/Extreme Researcher

    United States - Last active: 1 day 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
  10. Fortune Mae Cordova

    Fortune Mae Cordova

    Lawyer

    Philippines - Last active: 22 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

    For the past 5 years, my academic background has exposed and trained me to be versatile in written communication. I am well-versed in both technical and freewriting. My experience in technical writing is gathered from preparation of corporate communication and forms.My freewriting skills on the other hand was borne out of the human need to express oneself and capture a thought through blogging. I am seeking an opportunity to fulfill my fascination for stringing words by sharing my skills and creating a productive output.

    $10.00 /hr
    51 hours
    4.92