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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. Simone Samuels

    Simone Samuels

    Canadian Law Grad, Blogger, Food Writer

    Canada - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 3

    I am a highly talented law school graduate looking to be hired. I am interested in working for you as I feel my skills and experience is what you are looking for. I have great skills and experience in legal research, legal writing, and blogging about food, health, nutrition, and lifestyle. I also have strong skills in French. I am confident that my qualifications and education will suit your project. I am ready to start work for you now. You can visit my blog at www.lifeafteroxtail.com, www.theRichest.com and http://lawiscool.com/tag/simone-samuels/ for examples of my posts. You can also visit http://about.me/simone.samuels for more information about me.

    $22.22 /hr
    13 hours
    4.98
  2. Eden Cohen

    Eden Cohen

    Writer and Editor and Law Student

    United States - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 2

    Hello I am skilled at writing a variety of articles. The content I produce is creative, well thought-out, supported by research, and it also provides substance to the reader. Freelancing is something that I very much enjoy and I'm always willing to provide clients with the content that they are looking for. I am able to write about various subject matter. Currently, one of my specializations is content writing for legal websites and blogs. I have a bachelor's degree in English and Political Science and I am currently pursuing my J.D. Before beginning law school, I worked as an assistant at a finance firm overseas.

    $16.76 /hr
    34 hours
    5.00
  3. Sangita G.

    Sangita G.

    Expert in US mortgage banking/Title Search/Web Research/Data entry

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6

    Thank you for viewing my profile! For the last 3 years I got experienced in real estate sector in my professional life of U.S. Mortgage Banking Industry. I have been associated with various kind of US Real Estate work in various field as a-mortgage loan processor (Lien release data entry), Title search and data research work for real estate agents and real estate investors. Mostly experienced in Real Estate Title research, Open mortgage search, Property search & HUD Real Estate VA and any type of data entry with excellent typing skills and accuracy. Apart from this I have experience on web researching through Google and other social networking sites.I am individual aimed to provide quality and unique services. Each new Project / assignment is a new challenge for me. I am hardworking, flexible and detail-oriented. I will provide exceptional service and guarantee that the job will be completed to your standards & deliver my project with quality and timeliness. I am here to put my rich experience in the field of Real Estate, Mortgage Banking etc. to good use in the vast platform of odesk.

    $3.00 /hr
    68 hours
    4.64
  4. Kelly S.

    Kelly S.

    Virtual Assistant

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

    Over the past 2 years I have worked in the telecommunications industry as the personal assistant to the companies COO. I have maintained a remote work environment that allowed me to be timely and productive while doing an increasing work load consisting of research or products and competition, developing and implementing training programs, inventory control, managing a local team as well as several other remote team mates. I am highly motivated to learn new things, and have an increasing interest in the law, medicine, technology, animal rescue concerns, and healthy eating. I have over 4 years experience blogging as a ghostwriter as well as for myself, and seven years of business ownership under my belt. In my own business I have devoted a large amount of time to research, writing, and graphic design including but not limited to business logo and letter head design.

    $15.00 /hr
    35 hours
    4.95
  5. Rossana L.

    Rossana L.

    Paralegal/Executive Assistant/Admin Assistant

    Philippines - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 6

    Over the last 9 years, I have earned an extensive experience as a Paralegal and Executive assistant. As a paralegal, I am highly efficient with extensive knowledge in the different aspect of law profession including compliance on regulatory agencies. I have earned two degrees related to the law, Bachelor of Arts major in Political Science and Bachelors of Laws. As an Executive Assistant, I am highly organized and result oriented-person. I have mastered the skills of proper negotiations and comfortable at multi-tasking. My qualification and experience, coupled with enthusiasm and drive, will definitely qualify me as a suitable applicant.

    $9.00 /hr
    944 hours
    5.00
  6. Andrew Maines

    Andrew Maines

    Researcher and Inbound Marketer

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

    I have 15 years of research experience as a librarian with a focus on small business start up and patent & trademark searching. I also have 3 years of experience working with Social Media and Inbound Marketing (focusing on Facebook, Twitter and blogging) for a small local business and an mid-sized automotive aftermarket business with international sales. I have a dual Bachelors degree in American History and American Literature and a Masters Degree in Library Science. I have been published extensively in the "New York State Encyclopedia" (Syracuse University Press, 2005).

    $16.67 /hr
    592 hours
    5.00
  7. Michelle S.

    Michelle S.

    Virtual Assistant / Title examiner/ Web Researcher /Data Entry

    Philippines - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

    I am a Title Examiner, a Data Analyst and a word processor for almost 5 years. I am proficient in analyzing the documents specially related in insuring property. Currently, I am working with Jurds Real Estate as a Data Entry Staff. To achieve the best quality of work to be delivered to satisfied clients. Hard-working and dedicated. Highly motivated, fast learner and a self-starter. To provide excellent customer service and aiming for quality administrative work. Able to work under pressure and with less supervision. I am also having experience in Web Research, Property Search and any type of data entry with excellent typing skills and accuracy.

    $5.56 /hr
    1,041 hours
    5.00
  8. Kristine Kyle Ramirez

    Kristine Kyle Ramirez

    Email Consultant at Sutherland Global Services

    Philippines - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    WORK RELATED EXPERIENCE Email Consultant - January 2014 HomeAway US Account Sutherland Global Services Customer Service Representative - August 2013 T-Mobile US Account Expert Global Solutions (APAC and NCO) On The Job Training - March – May (2012) Research and Reference Bureau (Legislative Research Service) House of Representatives of the Philippines Contact Number: (+63)917-703-3244 // (+63) 915 446 4667 Email Address: tinramirez05@gmail.com Skype: kreeshteeuhna OBJECTIVE A resourceful and very flexible person interested to pursue a long time career in a well- established organization where I can use my skills for professional growth and development. PROFILE Organized with an ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment Interacts well with people from any level of the organization Analytical, dynamic, results-oriented and keen on details Possesses strong communication skills both written and verbal for Filipino and English language Expert in Microsoft Windows, MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Microsoft Outlook

    $10.00 /hr
    56 hours
    5.00
  9. Rex Magnanao

    Rex Magnanao

    Excel Expert, Data Entry/Mining, Encoding, Web Research, CRM,VA

    Philippines - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 3

    In my 10 years of experience working in a Data Processing Company, I believe I can tackle any work related to Excel, Data Entry, Data/Web Research and other office related work. My objective is to share my capabilities and abilities to work in other field and expand my knowledge in the other areas of work. Provide my services to my clients/employers with an assurance of giving them a 100% quality satisfaction. Work Experiences: -CRM/Online CRM -Citation Specialist -MS Office (Excel Expert) -Data Entry and Data Encoding/Typing -Data/Web/Internet Research -Email Handling and Chat Support -Ad Posting -Virtual Assistant and other office related task -Profiler/Backlinker

    $3.00 /hr
    4,261 hours
    4.89
  10. Gulnaz K.

    Gulnaz K.

    Legal solutions

    India - Last active: 22 hours ago - Tests: 2

    I provide all types of offshore solutions ranging from high-end such as legal research, legal memo to that of Admin Support. I provide quality solutions and have expertise in the legal works of India, U.S, U.K, Australia and other countries. My services are of High quality, cost effective and expeditious. I provide all types of offshore legal solutions ranging from high-end to low-end including the following: Legal Research and writing of motions, answers, etc Drafting, review and contract management Intellectual property services Legal documents for website Litigation Support Case management Legal coding Depostition summary Case summary E-Discovery Management of Legal forms Legal transcription Admin support Bankruptcy petitions under chapter 7 and 11 by using BestCase Data entry I also have experience in drafting Terms and conditions, privacy policy, shipping and return policy, disclaimer and other docuemtns for websites as per requirements of clients. Please see the following links which have been drafted by me: http://www.muscleandfitnesstrainer.com/terms http://www.muscleandfitnesstrainer.com/privacy-policy http://www.yourwebsitevalue.com/yourwebsitevalue-terms-of-use.html http://www.yourwebsitevalue.com/yourwebsitevalue-privacy-policy.html http://www.simplemusiccontracts.com/terms-and-conditions I have provided services to various companies and individuals by drafting and reviewing various legal documents including but not limited to terms of use/ service agreements, privacy policy, employment contracts, liability waiver contracts, Non-disclosure / confidentiality agreements, agreements related to entertainment law, permanent placement fee agreement, Temporary placement fee agreement,agreement for martial art services and various other contracts as per their requirements. I have performed legal services for law firms and prose clients by assisting them in drafting motions, answer to summons, notices, legal briefs, petitions and other documents. I am easily accessible at all times and to the convenience and satisfaction of clients.

    $20.00 /hr
    357 hours
    4.79