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  1. Emerson Cruz

    Emerson Cruz

    Hardware Technical Support // Paralegal Research

    El Salvador - Last active: 3 days ago - 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
    1,332 hours
    5.00
  2. Rachmat F.

    Rachmat F. Agency Contractor

    Indonesian Writer, Translator and Researcher

    Indonesia - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 3

    Being a freelancer is not always, in my reality-based opininon, unqualified to do some works. On the contrary, sometimes a freelancer could give you a unique, surprising, shock and attractive result experience of a project. As an interpreter and translator, I always have a faith that interpreting and translating is an art to change the word's form, from one to another language by maintaining the original taste of the origin language. Moreover, the main priority of these activities is to produce a translation that could gain the people’s highest comprehension by observing the targeted language development. It requires skills and creativities for the translator/interpreter itself. With the ability, skill and 4 years eperience in this field, I would be glad to offer my services to anyone who need by providing a high quality result to reach a mutual benefits.

    Associated with: Mrachmaninov

    $16.67 /hr
    1,606 hours
    4.99
  3. Deborah DeLorme

    Deborah DeLorme

    Trained Paralegal & Executive Administrative Services

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2

    Polished paralegal and administrative assistant who is a highly motivated, quality-oriented professional with over 20 years of experience, along with a comprehensive background in customer service, project management, planning and directing business and personal activities for all levels of management. History of outstanding performance for problem solving and ensuring customer satisfaction. Self-motivated, exercises sound, sensible judgment; highly organized and detail oriented with a proven ability to meet deadlines. Adept at setting goals, establishing priorities, managing resources, and coordinating complex activities in a broad range of areas. Ability to manage several projects simultaneously while working under pressure in fast-paced environments. Highly versatile; quickly masters new roles, responsibilities, technologies, and environments. Demonstrates outstanding problem solving and active listening skills; diffuse difficult customer situations with tact and diplomacy. CORE COMPETENCIES - Office Management - Confidential Correspondence - Client & Staff Communications - Management Liaison - Calendar Management - Appointment Scheduling - Document Management - Typing Speed 65 - 70 wpm - Oral & Written Communication - Process Improvement - Travel Planning - Meeting & Special Event Planning - Customer Relationship Management & Retention (Outlook & Sage Act!) - Computer Skills (MS 2003-2007-2010-2013 Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, Outlook, Microsoft OS Windows XP, Vista, & Windows 7) - WestLaw & Lexis Nexis - SAP OS - Lotus Notes - SmartDraw _______________________________________ TECHNICAL SKILLS & PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS - MS Office 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, Outlook, & OneNote) - WestLaw - Lexis Nexis - Adobe Photoshop - Lotus Notes - SmartDraw (Legal & Business Software) - Sage ACT! Pro 2011 - MS Windows XP, Vista, & Windows 7 -Golden Key International Honor Society - Member of the Paralegal Club - Member of the -Paralegal Honor Society - Alpha Beta Kappa Honor Society - Kappa Lambda Honor -Society in Paralegal Studies - Member of the Lancaster Area Paralegal Association (LAPA) - Member of the Philadelphia Area Paralegal Association (PAPA) - Member of the Pittsburg Area Paralegal Association (PAPA) - Member of the National Federation of Paralegal Associations (NFPA) - Member of the National Associations of Legal Assistants (NALA) Home Office Equipment and Software: -Private and secure Home Office - Dell Computer (less than 2 years old) w/4 GB Memory - Dual Samsung SyncMaster 24 inch monitors with 1920 x1080 Resolution (1080p Full HD) - Business Class High Speed Internet (Hardwired Broadband) - Dedicated telephone and fax line - Noise cancelling headset and microphone - 1 Terabyte backup hard drive - CyberPower PowerPane -Personal Edition 1.2.7 USP Backup Battery/Power - HP Scanner, Printer, Copier - Shredder - HTC One cell phone w/unlimited text & data liked to my email addresses providing accessibility 24/7 - Secured File Cabinets and Office - Microsoft Office Suite Professional Plus 2013 - Sage Act! Pro 2011 - SmartDraw Legal and Business Software - Adobe Air - Adobe Flash Player - Adobe Reader - Adobe Photoshop Elements - Java - Logitech Orbit AF Webcam - Logitech Vid HD - Skype - Google Docs - Dropbox

    $27.78 /hr
    6,562 hours
    4.88
  4. Tracy G.

    Tracy G.

    Project Management / Content Management

    United States - Last active: 13 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
    3,319 hours
    5.00
  5. Sheryll E.

    Sheryll E.

    Proficient,Articulate,Efficient Marketing Assistant/Creative Writer

    Philippines - Last active: 15 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
  6. Nedra H.

    Nedra H.

    Certified translator and transcriber

    Tunisia - Last active: 2 days ago - 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
    1,512 hours
    5.00
  7. Rochelle Baron

    Rochelle Baron Agency Contractor

    Legal Assistant, Real Estate Paralegal, Administrative Assistant

    United States - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    I have over 20 years experience as a legal assistant, specializing in various aspects of commercial and residential real estate. My experience ranges from property title research and analysis, document preparation and closing and settlement preparation and disbursement. I also have experience with probate and corporate document preparation. I enjoy using my experience to work in a virtual setting, providing legal research and document services for a variety of companies.

    Associated with: Universal Hardwood Flooring, Inc. Agency

    $22.00 /hr
    2,002 hours
    5.00
  8. Elaine K.

    Elaine K. Agency Contractor

    Let my experience in legal writing and research work for you.

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7

    I have the experience and the professionalism to accomplish any assignment I accept. I am a Certified Paralegal with willingness and ability to do exhaustive research. I have a Masters degree in Secondary Education which allowed me to teach social studies which covered a variety of subjects and interests, one of which was editing a community newspaper my graphic design class produced every week. . I was also a Union Organizer which afforded me an opportunity produce newsletters, flyers and advertising material.

    Associated with: oDesk Payroll

    $16.67 /hr
    1,949 hours
    5.00
  9. Barbara C.

    Barbara C.

    Paralegal/Admin/Transcription/SEO/Article writing/Wordpress

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    I have worked in the legal and medical field for the past 10 years. I can preform any type of administrative support tasks, including transcription, answering phones, handling or routing emails, medical summaries, preparation of legal documents, online research, typing, and data entry just to name a few. I am very detail oriented, have the ability to multi-task quite well, and have excellent people skills. I also have a complete, private, home office that is fully equipped to handle any type of work that may need done.

    $15.56 /hr
    2,619 hours
    4.41