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  1. Jill Fultz

    Jill Fultz

    Experience Adminstrative Assistant

    United States - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 5

    QUALIFICTIONS *Polite, respectful, and courteous manners *Responsible, efficient, and flexible *Ability to work in a fast-paced, intense environment smoothly *Competent and reliable professional, committed to top quality work *Versatile and multi-skilled person *Resourceful in solving problems and maximizing resources *Enthusiastic, dependable, self-motivated *Skilled in handling the public with diplomacy and professionalism *Demonstrated ability to adapt to new equipment & technology *Research skills * General Bookkeeping *Business Correspondence * Maintaining Calendar & Docketing *Transcribing dictation * Staff Training *Travel Logistics *Records Management SKILLS *In depth knowledge of Microsoft Office suites and internet telephone operations *Relevant experience in software applications such as, Excel, Assess, Outlook, PowerPoint, One Note *QuickBooks * Ability to work with several operating systems, including Windows XP, Windows 2007 and Windows 8 *Google Document management *Understanding of all Social media marketing accounts such as, Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, Instagram and Google+ *Pacer *Summation *Time Management programs *Lexis/Nexis *Westlaw *Rapid Court *TLO *MyCase Software *Quick learner of new software applications. *Word processing – Ability to type 65 words per minute. *All the latest office equipment, such as fax, scanner and copy machine.

    $17.00 /hr
    2,113 hours
    4.86
  2. Debbie H.

    Debbie H.

    J.D. / Business Admin / QuickBooks

    United States - Tests: 5

    Dependable, results-oriented professional with a solid track record of consistently meeting and exceeding company goals; highly organized and detail-oriented with an extensive background in the following: Office Management / Administration / Organization Secretarial / Data Entry / Transcription Legal Compliance / Litigation Support Bookkeeping / Payroll / Human Resources For over 20 years I have been providing diverse office services to individuals and businesses (everything from a one-person attorney's office to mid-size construction companies to the nation's largest title companies), for example... ~ Organized and oversaw day-to-day operations of two mid-size companies simultaneously in a fast-paced environment; 6 years ~ Designed and implemented sales tracking program used by national title companies; 18 years ~ Construction office management, including payroll and HR; 13 years I specialize in providing customized services and reports designed to fit each client's unique, specific needs in a cost-effective and timely manner. You want your work to be perfect. So do I. I've been self-employed since 1985, but I'm relatively new to oDesk. Give me a try and I will do my best to exceed your expectations. Thank you for your consideration.

    $19.00 /hr
    1,860 hours
    5.00
  3. Nedra H.

    Nedra H.

    Certified translator and transcriber

    Tunisia - 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
    1,560 hours
    5.00
  4. Rutchel C.

    Rutchel C. Agency Contractor

    Contract Management | Project Manager

    Philippines - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 9

    For 10 years, I help business owners and entrepreneurs draft, monitor and organize legal documents, organize existing and future projects, manage and build engaged, skilled and driven employee teams in order to have a smooth-sailing, organized, fully-protected and engaged business. I have 3 bachelor's degree, namely AB International Studies, Law and Real Estate Services. Prior to working with oDesk in 2008, I have worked with: - Non-Government Organizations - Local Law Firms - Government Institution And from 2008 to the present, I have worked as: - Project Manager and Coordinator - HR, Recruitment and Staffing Manager - Employee Relations Manager - Paralegal - Technical Researcher - Executive Virtual Assistant - All-around Super Star Aside from my experience and educational background, I possess diverse skills set that is highly beneficial to any kind of business. Furthermore, my business ethics include honesty, belief in one's self and abilities, great command of the English language, doing justice, under promise and over deliver, and never stop learning and acquiring new skills. During my free time, I love to read books, cook different cuisines, engage in handicrafts and spend time cleaning/organizing my things.

    Associated with: Overall Solution Providers

    $16.67 /hr
    1,797 hours
    4.48
  5. Rochelle Baron

    Rochelle Baron Agency Contractor

    Legal Assistant, Real Estate Paralegal, Administrative Assistant

    United States - 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
  6. Barbara C.

    Barbara C.

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

    United States - 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
    2,648 hours
    4.41
  7. Ma. Laura Sheryn Alvarez

    Ma. Laura Sheryn Alvarez

    Marketing and Management Consultant | Administrative Coordinator

    Philippines - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 14

    SPECIALIZATION: Marketing, Management, Business Development for SMEs (Small-Medium Enterprises) CAREER GOAL: Dedicated to maximizing business development especially in the areas of marketing & communications, service enhancement, corporate integrity and financial health. RELEVANT EXPERIENCE: Ten (10) years of corporate experience with both local and global clients across various industries, which include (but are not limited to) Information Technology, Broadcast Media & Film, Ad Industry, NGO, Food Services, Travel & Tourism

    $22.22 /hr
    2,209 hours
    4.87
  8. Steve Cape

    Steve Cape

    Paralegal, Researcher, Consultant, Employment Law

    United States - Tests: 1

    Experience in business and legal matters that include; appellate civil and criminal, forensics, civil litigation, non-profit formation and governance, bankruptcy, creditor/debtor issues, trademark registration, family law and labor law, FMLA / FLSA / ADA / EEO, Veterans Benefits. Proven experience in legislative review,bill drafting, and extensive experience working with legislative bodies, and conducting legislative advocacy. I provide clients flexible hours of availability to accommodate varying time zones, and needs. I deliver thorough, accurate paralegal and consulting services and "out of the box thinking". Driven to win, excel and deliver. Fully "wired in" with high speed internet, research databases and conflict checking.

    $18.89 /hr
    2,730 hours
    4.85
  9. Heather Noe

    Heather Noe

    Transcription/Typist

    United States - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 1

    Hello, hello! Are you looking for a fast, reliable and detail oriented person to do your transcription work? I can guarantee you fast and accurate results of any type of transcribing work you need. I believe communication is the key to a successful relationship between client and contractor. I keep in contact with my clients on a regular basis and adjust to their needs. I have been fortunate enough to become the "Fearless Transcriptionist" of CatalystMLM and have transcribed some amazing interviews (please see portfolio section below for details). I have open availability 7 days a week 24 hours a day. If you want your job done right contact me! Some of my other skills include: Proficient in Microsoft office 2007 applications (word, power point, and excel) Certificate for Proficiency in Payroll Accounting Peachtree and Quickbooks Legal Research and Writing Internet Research Typing Skills 90 wpm

    $13.33 /hr
    1,837 hours
    4.91
  10. Aurobinda Panda

    Aurobinda Panda

    IP Attorney - Expert in Trademark | Patents | Copyright | DMCA Notice

    India - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

    Over last 4 year I have successfully work on 100 of Odesk Contracts for more than 2500 hours. We have a team of IP professionals and attorneys with excellent knowledge and experience in the field of Intellectual Property Law mainly Trademark, Patents, Copyright, DMCA Takedown Notice, Legal Research, I am Managing Partner of Lex Protector International Law Office and also expert in Trademark and Patent. I have done my specialization in Intellectual Property Law from University of South Africa, which is one of the most premier institutions of the world. I have handled several Patent, Copyright and Trademark related issues successfully for our clients around the world and intend to expand my abilities even further. Our Law firm is also recognized as "Startup of the Year 2014 in Intellectual Property" by Silicon India Magazine which is published in USA and India. (More information - http://www.siliconindia.com/magazine-articles-in/Lex_Protector_Offering_Undisputed_IP_Services-FJIF582304527.html ) Also recognized as "Startups to Watch in 2015" by CIO Review Magazine.(More Information - http://www.cioreview.in/magazine/Lex-Protector-Enabling-Enterprises-with-Various-Intellectual-Property-Services-GBIO783533570.html) (Your can visit our Lex Protector Firm Website at http://www.lexprotector.com)

    $18.89 /hr
    2,482 hours
    4.98