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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 4.70.

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  1. Heidi Stephens

    Heidi Stephens

    Paralegal

    United States - Last active: 22 hours ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a paralegal, and I would love some extra work in the legal field. I have taken my legal research & writing classes, as well as criminal law, tort law, real estate law, and estate law. I graduate in a few month with my Bachelor's, and then move onto my Masters. I also have experience with web content and blog articles; I have written for various legal blog and firm websites.

    $13.61 /hr
    291 hours
    4.78
  2. Kelly T.

    Kelly T.

    Paralegal/ Contract Drafting and Review/ Legal Research

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a professional paralegal specializing in contract drafting & analysis, legal research, corporate law, and intellectual property. I have a Bachelor's degree from the University of California, Irvine and a master's degree in Legal Studies from Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri.

    $15.00 /hr
    528 hours
    4.96
  3. Beenu Ken

    Beenu Ken Agency Contractor

    Web Developer | Internet Marketing Expert

    India - Last active: 16 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    Developed a lot of websites for business and individuals providing solutions in Php, HTML and Wordpress. Excellent experience SEO, SEM and SMM with outstanding exposure of quickly changing Search Engine Algorithms. Developing eCommerce web apps is an USP of mine, including API integration. Have got experience in legal research and patent filing too.

    Associated with: Technovriti IT Solutions LLP

    $11.00 /hr
    417 hours
    5.00
  4. Amulya Dhal

    Amulya Dhal Agency Contractor

    Data Entry | Patent Searching & Analysis | Web research | Marketing

    India - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 4

    Expert Freelancer with good analytical skill. Expert in data mining, corporate email mining, web-search and analysis Expert in PPT (power point presentation) slides preparation and data entry. Expert in research and report preparation. Enjoy taking challenges and value to my commitment. I am a hard task master, value driven, enthusiastic , and lifetime learner. For Patent Searching and Analysis: • A skilled professional having more than 3 years experience in patentability search, invalidity search, infringement search, state-of-the-art search, IP discovery etc • Producing thorough and High Quality search results and Timeliness in delivery of search results. • Maintaining Confidentiality of disclosed matters. • Can work without supervision. • Successfully completed 'DL-101 General Course on Intellectual Property' offered by World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) • Patent search using various databases such as Thomson innovation, Orbit, Total Patent, Pantros IP, Freepatentsonline, Esp@cenet, WIPO, JPO, KPO, SIPO as well as other patent authority sites in the world etc. • Non-Patent literature Searching with Subscribed databases such as DIALOG, IEEE/ACM as well as other freely available databases in www such as Google scholar and other scientific/literature publishing sites.

    Associated with: ipved

    $5.00 /hr
    83 hours
    4.98
  5. Debashis M.

    Debashis M.

    Wordpress Expert, HTML/CSS, SEO & Logo Design

    India - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 19

    Over the last 6 years, I have developed a wide range of websites using Wordpress, HTML, DHTML, XHTML, and CSS including sites for start-up companies and small businesses. My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a new website development such that the values, the aim and objectives of the company are reflected in every bit of the design along with the selection of words and content showing the company or projects adaptability, competence, flexibility and creative ability. And I develop solutions using latest web-based technologies while providing tailor-made internet consulting with creativity and innovative approach. My strength is my openness, constant and regular contact follow-up with clients and the willingness to learn. I believe in providing the latest and best of the technology to my clients.

    $7.78 /hr
    16 hours
    5.00
  6. Prakash J.

    Prakash J.

    Affiliate Marketing, Online Reputation, Wordpress, SEO, PHP Expert

    India - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 9

    ***** Experience as an Affiliate Marketing Professional ***** Over the last 7 years, I have worked as an outsourced affiliate marketing manager and have helped many clients in various activities like affiliate program launch strategies, competitor analysis, affiliate research, affiliate recruitment, affiliate program setup, management, promotions, affiliate directory submission and affiliate marketing forum management. I have advanced knowledge of Post Affiliate Pro, HasOffers, iDevAffiliate and networks like CJ, Shareasale etc. ***** Experience as an SEO Professional ***** Over the last 7 years, I also have worked as Search Engine Optimization customization (SEO) consultant and have helped clients in improving their search engine ranking positions. I also have experience in dealing with search engine penalties and shorting it out. I have good command on On Page SEO, Link Building, SEO Analysis. ***** Experience as a Social Media Marketing Professional ***** Over the last 7 years, I have worked as social media consultant for few clients where I have handles activities like managing day-to-day activities of social media activities and customer engagement. ***** Experience as Programmer ***** Over the last 7 years, I have developed a wide range of websites using Wordpress, Joomla, CSS, PHP, HTML, HTML 5, DHTML, and MySQL including sites for start up companies and small businesses. My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a new website development project, and I am seeking opportunities to build websites from the ground up for you or your business. I also have some experience in the following areas: SQL, Ajax, OOP, and software design and testing. ***** Experience as a Web Researcher ***** Over the last 7 years, I also have worked as web researcher and data entry person too handling various data entry activities like phot editing, web research for emails/contacts/addresses/website etc. ***** Experience as an Online Reputation Management Consultant ***** Over the last 7 years, I have helped individual person and companies in getting rid of their negative links in search engine. For businesses as well as for individuals, its very important to have good reputation and if there are negative links, it can affect business a lot. I have helped clients in downgrading their negative links.

    $5.00 /hr
    79 hours
    3.57
  7. Tumpa Renesa

    Tumpa Renesa Agency Contractor

    SEO,SEM,SMM , Panda and Penguin update and Google places Expert

    Bangladesh - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 6

    Over the last 5 years, I have been working in the Internet Marketing industry for a wide variety of niches. I have achieved a lot of first page rankings driving tons of traffic to my client’s websites. My SEM expertise covers all the necessary steps to create a successful campaign. I have 4+ years of experience in managing PPC campaigns using Google AdWords and Microsoft AdCenter. I can create campaigns from scratch, or optimize them to improve the return on the investment (ROI). Other areas of my expertise include SMM, and English-Spanish Translator.

    Associated with: Online Market Solution

    $3.10 /hr
    174 hours
    3.40
  8. Eminenture L.

    Eminenture L. Agency Contractor

    Eminent People, Eminent Performance

    India - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

    Headquartered in India, Eminenture Private Limited is a Global Process Outsourcing Services Company, having its operations with multiple contact facilities at New Delhi. Our extensive range of offering includes Research Consulting, Transaction Processing, E-Commerce, Email Marketing, Accounting & Finance, Web Solutions, Search Engine Optimization and Contact Center Solutions.

    Associated with: Eminenture Private Limited, Eminenture PLC

    $11.11 /hr
    91 hours
    3.88
  9. MD.Faysal Rahman

    MD.Faysal Rahman

    Data entry,web research,linkedin research & lead generation expert

    Bangladesh - Last active: 12/23/2014 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

    Hi, I am highly self-motivated, detail-oriented, very organized, quick learner. Always try to complete all types of sophisticated tasks by accepting challenges. Impossible is nothing if the challenge is accepted. -I am specializing in COLLECTING DATA FROM WEB/LINKEDIN -I am specializing to INPUT DATA ON A SPREADSHEET LIKE EXCEL AND GOOGLE DOCS. -I am specializing in SURFING THE NET FOR ALL THE INFORMATION NEEDED. Always try to prove myself with honesty & quality work.... I have a good experience in all types of Research & Data base systems. You will see me as a hard working person. I always try to fill up my responsibility by any costs. Thank you.

    $3.33 /hr
    4 hours
    0.00
  10. Tasnia Jafrin

    Tasnia Jafrin Agency Contractor

    Onpage SEO,Offpage SEO,SEM,SMM,WordPress,Google Panda Expert

    Bangladesh - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 6

    I have been working in the Internet Marketing Industry since last 5 years. I have worked in SEO/SEM/SMO and achieved several first page rankings and driven tons of traffic for my clients. In my SEO Carrier i have covered onpage, offpage, Google Analytics, Reputation Management and Ecommerce Reporting, and i have achieved many milestones for my company and clients. I have driven tons of traffic from SMO and also have good have good experience of Google Adwords.

    Associated with: Online Market Solution

    $3.10 /hr
    330 hours
    3.24