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

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  1. Amanda C.

    Amanda C.

    SEO Web Content | Blogging | Legal Writing | SMM

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Portfolio: 6

    Get the powerful writing you need to captivate your audience, and achieve success! I am highly-skilled and experienced in the areas of SEO web content, blogging, legal writing, and SMM. What sets me apart from other freelance writers are a combination of skills which make for captivating, creative, effective, and high-quality work. In addition to having excellent writing skills and paralegal credentials, I am also learned in the principals of SEO, marketing, and in-depth research. I am an innovative thinker, who always looks to bring something new to the table. www.mandacarey.com “As a Columbia University graduate, I can attest that Amanda provides A+ service and writes a compelling script for business marketing and sales. ” — Elance Client "The content Amanda creates is original, captivating, and free of errors. she is willing to go the extra mile to make sure you are completely satisfied with her work. I recommend her to anyone looking for a quality writer. ” — Elance Client

    $40.00 /hr
    45 hours
    4.90
  2. Giulianna K.

    Giulianna K.

    Legal Researcher, Writer & Social Media Specialist

    Australia - Last active: 9 days ago

    I hold a bachelor degree in media, specialising in writing and social media. I am also in my final year of my law degree. My past work experience has ranged from retail banking to publicity and public relations for national events. I pride myself on my ability to communicate powerful messages that sell products and services to clients. I am a thorough legal researcher with the ability to translate 'legalese' into easy to understand english. I also specialise in all social media, ranging from Facebook and Twitter to Wordpress.

    $22.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  3. Jasmin C.

    Jasmin C.

    Journalist - Articles Writer - Ghostwriter

    Bosnia and Herzegovina - Last active: 15 hours ago - Portfolio: 2

    Welcome to my profile. My name is Jasmin C. and I am a professional journalist with 5 years of experience and a passionate writer. I enjoy writing articles and e-books and I can say that I am very experienced in it. Writing is my real passion and for a few last years,I worked for many companies on writing and editing articles for their webpages,blogs and social networks. Also I have done a lot of e-books writing on various topics for international publishing companies. For 3 years I have been participating in a number of freelancer projects trough various freelancer sites, and I can proudly say the rate of satisfaction with my work is very high. Namely, I have experience in Wordpress because I have worked for a couple companies that needed knowledge in this tool. My tasks were to write, edit and publish articles with no errors, SEO optimization and split pages. If you need something written, rewritten, transcribed, I am the man for that job.

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.80
  4. Billy Chappell

    Billy Chappell

    Content Marketing Director & Producer

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

    I'm a professional writer that specializes in using copywriting, public relations and content-related marketing tactics to capitalize on my best-in-industry writing. Throughout my career, I've also served in marketing leadership roles, including Marketing Director at Wake Documents, and proven my ability to lead creative teams through the development, implementation and execution of comprehensive campaigns.

    $35.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  5. Gary Smith

    Gary Smith

    Freelance Writer

    United Kingdom - Last active: 1 day 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
  6. steven elias

    steven elias

    Legal Writing and Assistance

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 5

    I am a former trial attorney who also served as the principal appellate lawyer for a former firm preparing and arguing briefs for cases on appeal. As an attorney, I also drafted numerous motions, trial and arbitration briefs, and business contracts. For over five years, I have been providing content for legal blogs, legal informational websites, manuals, and for law offices seeking new or revised content for their online sites. I have done re-writes and original content on topics including entertainment and trademark law, employment issues, personal injury, bankruptcy, family law, and criminal defense. I have also provided contract templates for a company that offers them to the general public or to other companies seeking employment contracts, NDAs, IP protection and other miscellaneous matters. I work quickly and ensure that my work passes copyscape and a plagiarizer checker.

    $35.00 /hr
    647 hours
    4.83
  7. Sheryll E.

    Sheryll E.

    Proficient,Articulate,Efficient Marketing Assistant/Creative Writer

    Philippines - Last active: 14 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. Tracey W.

    Tracey W.

    Writer (Creative & Technical), Editor and Proofreader

    United States - Last active: 25 days ago - Portfolio: 1

    I would like to use my writing skills, both creative and technical, to their highest advantage. I have a great deal of experience in legal research and writing, which allows me to take many different types of technical and scientific data and make them understandable to the average person. This was a necessity for me as I also tried numerous cases before juries in both Florida and Georgia. It will also help me take such data and make it understandable to your readers. Presently, I primarily write and edit eBooks. I have written them on subjects ranging from legal to financial. I have also been working on a very ambitious training manual with foreign partners for the last year. I contribute content as well as do all of the English language editing. In addition, I have been hired to write everything from web content to short stories over the past few years. I am also a very creative writer. For myself, I write novels, short stories, and poetry. For others, I have written short stories, case studies, and a children's book. My English, language and grammar skills are exemplary and my research is always thorough. Finally, I'm a capable editor of both style and content.

    $22.22 /hr
    117 hours
    4.93
  9. Nebojsa T.

    Nebojsa T.

    PhD Law Student Experienced Paralegal, Copywriter and Legal Writer

    Serbia - Last active: 15 hours ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

    Experienced Copywriter with more than 500 successful projects and 400 outstanding reviews on Freelancer.com. I provide the Unreasonable Quality of Services for a Reasonable Price, and prove with every single word I write that a true Talent Can't Be Taught! I'm also a PhD Law Student Majoring in International Trade Law and Contract Law ready to handle your tasks in this field, including various legal writings for law related web sites and blogs. Examples and references will be provided to you on request. I'm Skype available 24/7 in accordance to your time zone. Delivery of first drafts from 24 to 48 hrs.

    $25.00 /hr
    93 hours
    4.96