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  1. Brittanie Jones

    Brittanie Jones

    Immigration Attorney

    United States - Tests: 3

    I'm an immigration attorney with eight years of experience on the field of immigration law. I'm passionate about the work that I do for my clients and am capable of assisting clients in almost all areas of immigration law. I look forward to helping you with any of your immigration needs.

    $75.00 /hr
    0 hours
  2. 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
  3. Gay P.

    Gay P.


    Philippines - Tests: 2

    My strengths are legal writing and legal research. I have vast experience in preparing legal opinions and reviewing contracts due to my almost ten (10) years of exposure as the head of the legal department of a local government unit here in the Philippines. My job involves drafting contracts/reviewing contracts for the government, proposing and/or reviewing legislative measures for the legislative branch of the local government and studying proposed executive actions and enforcement activities of the local government. I serve as the chairperson of the bids and awards committee which involves evaluation of supply and infrastructure contract proposals for the government, including major projects funded by the World Bank.

    $20.00 /hr
    6 hours
  4. Berta Moran

    Berta Moran


    El Salvador

    Graduated in 1999 from Law School at El Salvador's Universidad Centroaméricana José Simeon Cañas, I have nearly twenty years of working experience in Criminal Law, Human Rights and International Law. My experience is in both public-government area and private field. I love to read and keep myself updated with trendy topics, especially in the economical and political fields. Fluent in English at a working level and soon to receive my acreditation in French speaking proficiency, gives my CV a wider catalogue to offer, plus, Having a 5 years old, and being divorced, has created in me this wonderful capacity of being multitasking and well organized. I'll be happy to offer my skills and expererience with honesty and efficiency. Thank you.

    $11.11 /hr
    0 hours
  5. 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
  6. Angelique Watkins

    Angelique Watkins

    Commercial lawyer with insurance and transport specialties

    United Kingdom - Tests: 1

    I am a general commercial lawyer with particular experience in the areas of transport and insurance. Aside from general commercial work, such as reviewing and drafting contracts, I provide advice for numerous transport industry companies, primarily in the aviation and shipping sector in relation to passenger, cargo, third party and hull claims, insurance, recovery actions, aircraft and vessel arrests, contractual arrangements and advising and carrying out aircraft lease, finance and sale and purchase deals. I also provide advice on insurance matters covering a broad range of commercial and personal insurance lines and have done so on behalf of a number of major insurance companies, re-insurers and self- insureds in Australia, Fiji Islands, Europe and the Middle East, as well as acting on behalf of and advising various companies in relation to their insurance requirements, disputes, policy interpretation and regulatory issues.

    $125.00 /hr
    0 hours
  7. Martin Sosa

    Martin Sosa

    Translator English - Spanish / Legal and Aviation Specialist

    Argentina - Tests: 4

    I spent all my life traveling around the world. I have an excellent management of different languages and a long experience relating to other cultures. I have a passion for Languages and the World. I am a very fast learner and easy going person to work with. I do have a strong set of values and I am a person that believes in the meaning of the word "trust". My strong areas are Argentina's Legal Counseling and Research, Bilingual Translations, Aviation and Tourism Advise.

    $11.11 /hr
    0 hours
  8. Nick Baron

    Nick Baron

    Freelance writer

    Canada - Portfolio: 5

    A non-fiction writer for over twenty years, a fiction writer for my entire life, I have recently gone freelance. Recent work has included - novels, short stories, legal, news articles on an ad hoc basis for several sites, and academic ghost blogging and writing for MBA students attending American Ivy league schools. Prior to freelancing I spent over a decade in Asia - China, Korea, Japan, Vietnam, India and Pakistan - working as a Communications Consultant for large multinationals, governments and educational institutions - all the while writing fiction based on my travels. Samples of my work are available for your perusal in my portfolio.

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours
  9. Arlyn Corro

    Arlyn Corro

    Lawyer & Legal Consultant

    Philippines - Tests: 1

    I am a Tax Lawyer here in the Philippines with Corporate and Civil Law background. I also do litigation because for me a Lawyer should be in Court. Working here at oDesk honed my Corporate skills that includes drafting of Contracts, Corporate Documents, Website Terms and Conditions and various documents. I am now back and ready to work again. I hope to be working with good clients soon!

    $22.26 /hr
    1 hours
  10. Johnson M.

    Johnson M.

    Creative & Legal Writer. Journalist.Graphic Designer.Editor.Translator

    Kenya - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 8

    I have vast experience in Creative Writing & Journalism, Legal Writing & Research, Editing, English-Swahili Translation and Graphic Art. I work diligently, confidently, ambitiously and have no doubt that the quality of my output is sterling. I have also taught English and Swahili for more than 10 years at Secondary School level.

    $16.67 /hr
    7 hours