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  1. Adrian Caliman

    Adrian Caliman

    Finance Project Manager | IT UAT Tester | Freelancer

    Romania - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 5

    I am a Financial Analyst with more than 6 years experience within finance, beginner in recruitment and training with Master in Human Resources. Involved in team members evaluation, training and development plan. I have a hobby for software and hardware testing and always ready to work with projects. I am familiar with both Oracle and SAP technologies.

    $7.00 /hr
    246 hours
    5.00
  2. Mellisa Dempsey

    Mellisa Dempsey

    Assistant Professor of English, Writer, and Proofreader/Copyeditor

    United States - Tests: 2

    Mellisa Dempsey joined the faculty of East Carolina University in fall 2008. She has taught Composition, Oral Communication, American Literature, and Writing for Business and Industry at Carteret Community College and Tiffin University. She was the former faculty leader of CCC’s Delta Delta chapter of Sigma Kappa Delta. She has also served as the lead mock trial coach for ECU's Mock Trial Team. She is most interested in children's literature (especially craft-based discussions), and she writes novels for Middle Grade and Young Adult markets. She is an expert in the English language and a voracious revisionist and copy editor. Degrees B.A. Campbell University J.D. (incomplete) Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University M.A. East Carolina University M.F.A. Hamline University Primary Areas of Research/Teaching Children's Literature Young Adult and Middle Grades Fiction

    $23.33 /hr
    83 hours
    5.00
  3. Longjam Singh

    Longjam Singh

    Independent Legal Researcher/Briefing & Contract Writer

    India - Tests: 1

    An independent attorney having more than 8 years of experience in legal research and writing. I also have an extensive experience in drafting and reviewing of various agreements and corporate transactional documents. I have been providing my services to various clients particularly based in US, UK, Australia, Canada and Europe. My aim is to excel in all endeavors and to contribute to the fullest of my abilities and skills in gaining client's expectations by providing the following services: Writing legal memorandums involving simple to multiple issues; Drafting various litigation documents (motions, pleading, response, complaint, appellate brief, habeas corpus, etc.) in both civil and criminal matters including immigration matters; Drafting/reviewing various agreements like Partnership Agreement, Investment agreement, NDA, Revenue Sharing Agreement, Service and IT Agreement, Languages Services Agreement, Employment Agreement, Independent Sales Agreement, etc. ; Multi-jurisdictional survey for regulatory/statutory and policy compliance; Briefing & summarizing various case laws and bills (including bills related to SEC); Deposition summary; Litigation and Discovery Document review; online due diligence, giving legal advice to company's management team, corporate compliance; Drafting memorandum of understandings; website privacy policy, terms and condition, content writing, legal articles, blog, academic writing; Drafting trademark search and basic patent search report.

    $24.44 /hr
    967 hours
    4.77
  4. Thadeus Geodfrey

    Thadeus Geodfrey

    Business Writer, Web Content and Apps Descriptions Pro

    Canada - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 4

    Great content needs to be well thought out, researched and continually updated to get noticed and remain relevant. If you need help with website copywriting, blog writing, product descriptions or your content marketing strategy, turn to a professional like me. I have the time and expertise to create well written and researched content that will generate sales, bring in leads and build a relationship with your customers. Contact me right away, let’s get started on the research, this is going to be a good one.

    $16.67 /hr
    521 hours
    4.87
  5. Thi Cam Nguyen

    Thi Cam Nguyen

    Vietnamese translator, Legal Clerk, Data entry specialist

    Czech Republic - Tests: 2

    I am a graduate from the University of Law in Ho Chi Minh city. I am Vietnamese native speaker. My most latest experience has been as a Legal executive in Serenity Holding. Work on his position is mostly aimed on drafting contracts and documents in both Vietnamese and English, drafting bidding documents and contracts to construction companies. I have been also providing assistance and secretary work for our legal director that included business trips, organizing schedule, date entry work and interpreting during meetings with foreign partners. I have experience with English (with TOEIC certificate and for many years, I am communicating in English with my foreign friends from USA, Czech Republic, French, Philippines, … over the internet and during their visits.) I also have experience with office computing (Microsoft office), Photoscape, Photoshop, Windows Movie Maker, Proshow producer programs.

    $7.00 /hr
    793 hours
    4.89
  6. 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
    110 hours
    4.99
  7. Lopa Mangaraj

    Lopa Mangaraj

    Legal Expert in Contracts and Intellectual Property Laws

    Netherlands - Tests: 1

    Experience working as an in-house Legal Counsel strong Legal Experience in - Drafting, Vetting of all kinds of Contracts, General Agreements, Mergers and Acquisition documents, Bank Documents (Investment documents, Mortgage documents), - Managing Intellectual Property Rights (Trademarks, Copyrights, Privacy Laws), - General Advisory and Legal Compliance Management Strong coordination with external and internal legal counsels to support business functions of the Company. - Also have a strong HR background -worked on core HR functions like performance management, training and development, employee engagement and grievance management. My core competency lies in my speed of delivery with accuracy, resourcefulness and being able to understand business requirements easily. I am seeking to associate with you to understand your requirement and use my knowledge and experience to deliver the solutions.

    $25.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.91
  8. Queencel Mae Masaoy

    Queencel Mae Masaoy

    Writer/ Legal Studies/ Proofreader/ Editor

    Philippines - Tests: 4

    I am in the field of law. I am the top 6th academic awardee of my university. I am a very responsible and dedicated student. I am also a leader in our community and in our university. I am currently the Deputy Chief Justice of Saint Louis University Student Court. I am a candidate for Cum Laude. I assure you that i will give the best of my ability in my works. I am good in writing, doing reports, essay, answering opinionated questions and other stuffs except math :) I already did few academic researches. I have experience at writing formal letter, writing critiques, legal documents and other academic and nonacademic documents. You will never regret once you hire me. My work is worth the pay. I guarantee you that. :)

    $13.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  9. Shannon Abbey

    Shannon Abbey

    Certified Paralegal and Virtual Assistant

    United States - Tests: 2

    I am an Ohio State Bar Association Certified Paralegal with a Bachelor's in Paralegal Studies from the University of Toledo. In addition to my educational background, I have over five years of experience in a law firm setting. I have primarily worked in areas of workers' compensation, for both claimants and employers, personal injury, as well as commercial evictions in Ohio and Michigan. I type an estimated 80 wpm. I am proficient in all areas of Microsoft Office. I am capable of performing legal research, briefing cases, summarizing depositions, transcribing dictation, and many other tasks. I also have experience in creating interactive Power Point and Prezi presentations for educational seminars. Co-workers and supervisors would describe me as punctual, trustworthy, and hardworking. I am a go-getter and see things through. DISCLAIMER: I am not an attorney. I am not licensed to practice law or authorized to provide legal advice. If you are in need of legal representation, you should seek assistance with your local state bar association. .

    $20.00 /hr
    8 hours
    5.00
  10. Mansi D.

    Mansi D.

    Corporate and Compliance Lawyer

    India

    I am a legal professional working in the areas of corporate and commercial law and legal risk assessment/management. I have been associated with one of the most reputed law firms in the country and legal risk management company in the past and have extensive knowledge with respect to corporate law, commercial contracts, investment deals, regulatory compliance, employment law, environmental law etc.

    $15.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00