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  1. Emerson Cruz

    Emerson Cruz

    Hardware Technical Support // Paralegal Research

    El Salvador - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 3

    Years of experience providing hardware tech support for US and Latam customers in English and Spanish therefore able to translate text with more accuracy, handle emails and documents, data bases also sales (placing and processing orders). Experience with two important companies Dell and Stream Global Services, Oriented to provide solutions and deliver excellent results. I´m the kind of person who likes to do things right at fist attemp even if that requieres an extra effort. As lawyer in my country I practice law and understand commom law system so I can translate texts to spanish with real native sense and legal meaning if requerired, also technologic-computer related texts, of course I translate to English too. As paralegal I have experiencie submitting legal petitions to US gov agencies (FOIL/FOIA) Im very use to work under metric parameters. I enjoy the work not because it´s funny but because you can feel proud when you do it right I am always available for a hire test so you can see the great results I can provide you

    $8.89 /hr
    1,387 hours
    5.00
  2. Ina C.

    Ina C.

    Copywriter and Branding consultant

    United Kingdom - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 7

    Hi! I'm a copywriter with more than 100 projects completed so far (yes, more than 100 happy clients). WHY WOULD YOU HIRE ME? I'm not JUST another copywriter, thanks to the synergies created by: - 3 Master degrees in Banking, Law and Advertising - a Bachelor Degree in Economics - another degree in Art History (expected in 2016) - copywriting, marketing, branding and communication internships in LONDON and VIENNA - certified knowledge of 5 foreign languages (Portuguese, Spanish, French, Italian and English) I guarantee you 100% original content and high quality copywriting. I fully engage in every piece that I write and this is where my BRANDING EXPERIENCE kicks in. I enjoy researching and providing well documented content for websites and blogs. My passion is for legal and medical copywriting. I'm also a long-term collaborator with renowned tech startups/software apps. Over the past 5 years, I've written website content for more than 100 clients, covering a wide range of industries: * web2print software apps * US and UK law firms * investment platforms * legal journals * offshore banking websites * real estate companies * medical clinics * limousine service providers *diamond brokers * tech start-ups * digital banking apps * social media platforms No to mention related tasks, such as in-depth research for lawyers or economists, academic writing, sales pitches, case studies, business brochures. So no matter what the area is, if you're searching for exquisite and compelling content (articles, product/image descriptions, blog posts or website content) contact me. I know how to speak straight to YOUR TARGET AUDIENCE!

    $39.00 /hr
    435 hours
    4.99
  3. Ariel Humphrey

    Ariel Humphrey

    French-American IT/Internet Contract & Environmental Law Attorney

    United States - Tests: 5

    Ariel Humphrey is a French-American licensed IT/Internet/Entertainment Contract & Environmental/Water Law Attorney ranked "Number 1" amongst all of the top Odesk Attorneys. His activity is mainly aimed at: (i) helping IT/Internet/Entertainment (Music/Film/Art/Sports) companies/businesses to be perfectly managed from a legal and contractual perspective (to this extent, his services include drafting, editing, reviewing, proofreading, creating or translating sophisticated Contracts/Agreements in the field of Business law in general), and (ii) providing Legal Consulting/Research Services to Organizations and Individual (throughout the world) the actions and projects of which go towards protecting the Environment (Clean/Renewable Energy (Wind/Solar etc.) Projects) and more specifically Water Resources. Such Organizations and individuals may include Ecologists, Environmentalists, Hydrologists, Hydro-Geologists, Businesses, NGOs, Universities, Academics, Scientists, Beekeepers, Farmers, Engineers, Policy Makers, Lobbyists, Government Agencies, etc.) He takes care of his clients until they are fully happy with my work ! He always goes the extra mile for them no matter what! He can be reached on Skype 24/7 !

    $95.00 /hr
    2,134 hours
    4.98
  4. Emre A.

    Emre A.

    Lawyer , Translator

    Turkey - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 11

    Native TURKISH speaker.Graduated from Bilkent Law Faculty. Studied 16 years of english starting from primary school continued on University. Doing LLM in Bilkent in Economics and Law Program. Ihsan Dogramaci Bilkent University, commonly referred to as Bilkent University or Bilkent, is the first private university of Turkey, located in Ankara, with the fundamental aim of creating a center of excellence in higher education and research. Bilkent University is among the 201th to 225th best universities in the world and 1st in Turkey according to Times Higher Education World University Rankings of the world's top universities for 2012.Bilkent is ranked as the 32nd best university in the world for 2012 in the category "100 best universities under the age of 50" by Times Higher Education, making it one of the best educational institutions in Eurasia, which give education fully in English. source : Wikipedia

    $16.67 /hr
    65 hours
    4.99
  5. Alvaro E.

    Alvaro E.

    EN into ES Legal and Business Translator

    Spain - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 24

    PRO CERTIFIED by ProZ-the most reputed translators' community- Spanish native professional EN into ES senior translator and proofreader Substantial experience translating Legal documents Significant experience translating Corporate, Technical, Business and Marketing documents Why should you hire me? - I am an economist and a lawyer with more than 7 years of working experience, and I work in collaboration with an engineer - I can work faster than most (up to 3,000 words per day - and no extra charge!) - Quality Guarantee (you will get your money back if low quality is detected!): All my translations are quality controlled by a second translator All texts are proofread by a professional proofreader - I am always online if you need me (Skype and email) I also provide translation services in the following language combinations: -English into French -English into German -English into Chinese -English into Polish -Spanish into English -Spanish into French -Spanish into Chinese -Spanish into Polish -French into Spanish -German into Spanish

    $25.00 /hr
    105 hours
    4.99
  6. Sandra Schulze

    Sandra Schulze

    Legal translations German English French

    Germany - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 3

    Sandra is a qualified translator and interpreter specialising in legal translations for courts, tribunals, law firms and government agencies. She offers certified translations from English to German and from German to English. She is also a trained lawyer having studied law in Germany, France and the UK having gained a French law degree from the Sorbonne/Paris (Maîtrise en droit) and having qualified and worked as a lawyer (solicitor) in London/UK for a number of years. Sandra loves languages, takes pride in her translation work and delivers accurate translations that sound good at or before the agreed deadline.

    $17.00 /hr
    77 hours
    4.97
  7. Charles Weiss

    Charles Weiss

    Juris Doctor/Legal writer, editor, proofreader, and researcher

    United States - Tests: 2

    24 years of legal experience specializing in civil and criminal litigation and appeals; Excellent legal research in Westlaw and Lexis, writing, and legal analysis skills and drafting complaints and motions in civil, criminal, contracts and personal injury matters. Bankruptcy Chapter 7, 11 and 13, with competent use of EZ File filing software and PACER. Placing high degree of emphasis on providing outstanding customer service and identifying "critical" exceptions in work orders and ensuring work orders are produced timely, accurately and within accepted customer service levels. Family Law Custody and Divorces Actions in Community and Equitable Division States: Complaints/Motions/Reconsideration Petitions/Modifications/Protective Orders Commercial and Residential Real Estate transactions and litigation State & Federal Foreclosure defense litigation, loan modifications, and debt settlement. Drafting lawsuits (complaints/motions/stays) against banks and other lenders who attempt to circumvent the regulations prescribed by HAMP. State & Federal Criminal Defense(s): DUI, Drug offenses/possessions, trafficking (Asset Forfeitures) Preparation of estate planning documents including wills, trusts (irrevocable/revocable) Commercial and Residential Real Estate transactions and litigation including: lease drafting, lease modifications, evictions, property sales, deeds, land contracts, easement issues, boundary issues, zoning issues, water issues, fence issues, mortgage and loan issues. Real Estate Title Examiner and Abstractor (limited to southeastern states): search real estate records for mortgages and deeds as well as judgments and liens and preparing title exam/commitment. State & Federal Criminal Defense(s): DUI, Drug offenses/possessions, trafficking (Asset Forfeitures), Juvenile, Assault/Battery, Domestic abuse, Rape, Murder, Manslaughter, Direct Appeals/Habeas Corpus. Preparation of estate planning documents including wills, trusts (irrevocable/revocable), general durable and limited powers of attorney, advance directives for health care and mental health care proxy, property management and nominations of guardians.

    $18.00 /hr
    11 hours
    5.00
  8. Enrique F.

    Enrique F.

    Experienced Business Planner and Translator

    Venezuela - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 12

    Fully Multilingual (English, Spanish and French), with excellent writing skills. I specialize in Legal, Financial and Technology projects. Diligent and Driven. Degrees in System's Engineering and Law. I have a successful business in Financial and Legal consultation, and have around 20 to 30 hours a week where I can dedicate myself to new venues. I have a personal office, with plenty of resources to put to use, including support personnel for research. I specialize in business in emerging markets, mainly in Latin America. Through my career, I have worked in many fields, including Mass Media, Tourism, Construction, Industrial (Oil) Development, Entertainment and Fashion, among others. My client's projects become my passion, and more often than not I find myself involved in the whole process, from conceptualization to break-even and beyond.

    $14.00 /hr
    111 hours
    4.83
  9. Nedra H.

    Nedra H.

    Certified translator and transcriber

    Tunisia - Tests: 6

    * A certified translator to and from English, Arabic, French, and Spanish. I am a multilingual, which explains perfectly my polyglottery. A Masters degree holder in English literature obtained at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of Sfax A proofreader/ Editor / transcriptionist: * Fields of expertise: Legal Medical Business Linguitics/ academic Technical Fictional * I speak/write in 4 languages: ARABIC (Native) ENGLISH (Fluent) FRENCH (Fluent) SPANISH (Fluent) * I can conduct accurate, advanced and fast web researches. I can mine data of different kinds: emails, adresses, phone numbers and the like. Happy hiring!

    $5.56 /hr
    1,560 hours
    5.00