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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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Legal writing Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.79.

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  1. John Crandall

    John Crandall

    Experienced Writer, Proofreader and Editor

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

    Thanks for taking a moment to look at my profile! I've been on oDesk for about four years. Much my work involves articles, essays, legal, and technical writing but I also like writing and editing standard web content. I'm essentially a full-time freelancer. I maintain daily web communication with my clients, and am always careful to meet deadlines. I value maintaining long-term business relationships, and most of my clients are long-term. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions or to let me know the details of a new project. John

    $16.67 /hr
    112 hours
    4.68
  2. Mary Wiggenhorn

    Mary Wiggenhorn

    Editor/ Proofreader/Writer/Paralegal

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 18 - Portfolio: 1

    I have excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills, honed over almost 20 years as a paralegal. I have edited briefs going to the U.S. Supreme Court, as well as to lower courts, both federal and state. I have drafted and responded to hundred of discovery requests over the years. On oDesk, I have proofread legal documents, websites, student theses, medical/psychological reports and a variety of other documents. I have also written, proofed and edited a corporate in-house publication. I have written website articles on various aspects of the law and drafted many pleadings. I am experienced in medical summaries and medical chronologies and am knowledgeable in medical vocabulary and technology. I am a native English speaker, with a BA in French literature and a minor in English.

    $22.00 /hr
    558 hours
    4.75
  3. Vlad M.

    Vlad M.

    Writer, Ghost Writer, Creative writer, Article writer, Content writer

    United Kingdom - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 8

    My objective is to excel at everything I do, I have elevated expectations and ambitious goals. I always please my employers because of the fact that I communicate with them constantly over the course of a project and give updates as frequently as they request me to. I am able to meet even the most stressing of deadlines, with maximum attention to detail and above average quality at the very least. I have a very wide area of interests and I am hardly ever caught off guard by a job and/or demand. Looking forward to working with you.

    $11.11 /hr
    65 hours
    4.93
  4. Aurobinda Panda

    Aurobinda Panda

    IP Attorney - Expert in Trademark | Patents | Copyright | DMCA Notice

    India - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

    Over last 3 year I have successfully work on 100 of Odesk Contracts for more than 2000 hours. We have a team of IP professionals and attorneys with excellent knowledge and experience in the field of Intellectual Property Law mainly Trademark, Patents, Copyright, DMCA Takedown Notice, Legal Research, I am Managing Partner of Lex Protector International Law Office and also expert in Trademark and Patent. I have done my specialization in Intellectual Property Law from University of South Africa, which is one of the most premier institutions of the world. I have handled several Patent, Copyright and Trademark related issues successfully for our clients around the world and intend to expand my abilities even further. Our Law firm is also recognized as "Startup of the Year 2014 in Intellectual Property" by Silicon India Magazine which is published in USA and India. (More information - http://www.siliconindia.com/magazine-articles-in/Lex_Protector_Offering_Undisputed_IP_Services-FJIF582304527.html ) Also recognized as "Startups to Watch in 2015" by CIO Review Magazine.(More Information - http://www.cioreview.in/magazine/Lex-Protector-Enabling-Enterprises-with-Various-Intellectual-Property-Services-GBIO783533570.html) (Your can visit our Lex Protector Firm Website at http://www.lexprotector.com)

    $18.89 /hr
    2,173 hours
    4.97
  5. Christopher E.

    Christopher E.

    Content and Article Writer

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 6

    Writer, performing artist, content creator, web designer, marketing and public relations professional, photographer, and more. Chris has many interests and talents and excels at them all! He was a highly successful attorney for over a decade before deciding to turn his passion for creativity, writing, and marketing into his profession. As a result, Chris has helped numerous businesses and websites expand and develop, adding significantly to their bottom lines while enhancing their public profile. He accomplishes these results through an innovative mix of high quality content writing, multimedia and in-person marketing techniques, social media engagement, and creative public event opportunities. Aside from his typical professional endeavors, Chris has performed as a trumpet player and professional swing dancer throughout the Southeastern United States and on television (winner, 1997 International Trumpet Guild Scholarship), become an accomplished photographer, lectured for various trade and professional events, and written hundreds of articles published on a variety of websites and print publications. For more information and to contact Chris, please visit http://ChristopherEri.com.

    $27.78 /hr
    203 hours
    4.45
  6. Gretchen C.

    Gretchen C.

    VA, Data Entry, Researcher, Certified Paralegal

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3

    I am a recent graduate of Butler University where I received my bachelor of arts in political science and minored in strategic communications. While at Butler, I worked as a student apprentice for one of the political science department professors. As a student apprentice, I was given a year long research assignment that allowed me to strengthen my research and communication skills. I was also involved in various clubs and volunteer organizations during my time at Butler University. I am also a recent graduate of Ivy Tech where I received my associates of science in paralegal studies. I graduated with a 3.9 and was on the Dean's List all four semesters I was in the paralegal studies program. Various courses I took were Legal Research, Civil Procedure, Tort Law, Contract Law, Commercial Law, Property Law, Legal Ethics, Litigation, Legal Writing, Law Office Technology, Medical Malpractice, Family Law, Criminal Law and Procedure, Bankruptcy Law, Employment Law, Constitutional Law and Environmental Law. I have previously worked as a legal intern in an intellectual property law firm where I researched intellectual property laws to increase protection of client’s rights. I also established legal writing and communication skills to broaden field knowledge and understanding.

    $15.00 /hr
    32 hours
    4.52
  7. Jesus N.

    Jesus N.

    Lawyer, business support and document translation

    Spain - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4

    Hi, i have a double degree in economics and law so i can help you if you want to begin a business with an aditional help. I can speak spanish (native), danish (native), fluent english and italian so i can also translate all your documents (especially legal ones) with accuracy. I work in my own business importing and exporting products and helping with legal issues. If you need my services, im new here but i will be glad to help you with my experience , u won´t regret!!

    $22.22 /hr
    1,192 hours
    5.00
  8. George C.

    George C.

    Technical Writer

    Kenya - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 7

    I have achieved phenomenal success on content writing over the past 4 yrs. I have been offering copyrighting & Proofreading services, SEO website content, eBook writing, sales letters, press releases, product descriptions, articles and blog writing. I have successfully worked on several content writing projects outsourced from mainly USA and Canada and other countries like S. Africa, China, UK, Israel, New Zealand etc & have produced excellent results delivered within time guidelines. Expertise gained and confident in as regards Content creation I am very skilled and confident writing on Travel, Education, Pets, Technical material, IT $ technology, Fashion, Internet Marketing, Health and personal development. Extensive online research and diligent effort and attention in maintaining quality has seen me thus far. Availability I am always present online checking my emails regularly and working. I respond immediately to emails and alerts at those times. I work from Monday through to Saturday and will be more than willing to engage with you. Thank you.

    $5.00 /hr
    3,289 hours
    4.82
  9. Serena M.

    Serena M.

    Social media marketer, copywriter, designer, startup person

    Italy - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 10

    Hi! I'm Serena. I am: A startup founder; A social media marketer with +3 years experience; A designer and copywriter who likes a bold message; An Italian native speaker, proficient in English and with experience in translation; Ah, and an ex lawyer and a cum laude graduate. My portfolio https://www.pinterest.com/squarelaw/portfolio/ I can help you if you need content curation and copywriting; web design and print design; translating EN->IT; a social media strategy; some legal knowledge; or all of the above. If you are a startup I guess you need all of the above! Great attention to details, strong work ethic, ability to deliver by the deadline. Only one thing: never ask me to work outside of ODesk. So, how can I help?

    $21.90 /hr
    26 hours
    4.96
  10. Abdul Wahab

    Abdul Wahab

    Expert in Criminal Attorney & Legal Researcher

    Bangladesh - Last active: 20 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

    " TOP 10% oDesk CONTRACTOR " Date of enrollment as an Advocate since 04/16/1990 practicing as a Criminal Defense Attorney & Government Council for 23+ years at the Judge Court, District & Session Court , Judicial Magistrates Court, Lakshmipur, Bangladesh. Committed to be successful in the professional life providing the best services to obtain the satisfaction of your & my worldwide recognition. Experienced for 27+ years in Project Management, Recruitment/ Hiring Management, Talent/ Candidate Sourcing, Web Researching ( Curriculum Research ,Engineering Research ,Medical /Healthcare Research ,Finance Research ,Sales & Marketing Research, Human Resources and Administration, Talent/ Candidate Research ,Online Research ,Boolean Strings ,Advanced internet research tools ,Social Networks Research (Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Google+ etc...) ,Professional Network Research ( Linkedin, Viadeo, Xing, Biznik, EFactor, Monster etc...) , Quality assurance, Database developing with required information, Legal Justice requirement , Local & International Applied Law etc. by online marketplaces. Available all day long on Skype, GTalk, Yahoo Messenger to respond you at anytime to inform you the progression of your project & for regular communication.

    Groups: BigCommerce

    $13.33 /hr
    1,913 hours
    5.00