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Melanie B. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 20, 2013

Melanie B.

Our words make you visible . . .
   United States
  |   Oak Park, IL

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $50

I am a lawyer who writes or a writer who also knows the law - either way I have 16 years experience in both active practice and as a legal and business writer and educator. I am currently actively working actively as a ghostwriter for several clients with extensive web-content needs and also as a freelance business writer under my own byline. My legal specialties include labor and employment, general litigation, health care and professional responsibility. My writing specialties include any topic under the sun.

My legal and writing...

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Aug 2, 2012|E-books and Blogs|$20|Completed
Apr 20, 2012|Other - Legal|$200|Completed
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Feb 23, 2012|Other - Legal|$300|Completed
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Feb 23, 2012|Academic Writing|$850|Completed
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Portfolio

Employee Resource Center article for Monster.com
http://http://hiring.monster.com/hr/hr-best-practices/recruiting-hiring-advice/acquiring-job-candidates/legal-hiring-process.aspx
This is an article I ghostwrote for a client's website. The client provided the title...
This is a blog post on parenting that won a writing contest for Reliable Writers....
http://www.reliablewriters.com/examples/category/parenting/
Blog post about my personal experience as the object of another company's marketing...
http://tgwriters.wordpress.com/2012/05/17/using-social-media-to-find-new-customers/

Service Description

As founder and principal for the GhostWriters' professional writing service, I provide top-quality, customized written materials and SEO content for websites, seminars, blogs, presentations, newsletters and other publications - both on-line and in hard copy. I have been writing for over 16 years for a wide range of clients and readers, ranging from federal judges and partners in major law firms to first year law students, small businesses and your average web- surfer.

I consider myself a lawyer, writer and educator, and the breadth of my knowledge and experience reflects this trilogy. My goal as a freelance writer is to help my clients find new ways to connect with their customers and potential customers and increase their visibility in their industry. Whether it is writing a regular newsletter on a particular legal topic, researching and drafting an article for your website so that you attract new customers or ghostwriting a blog in your voice on any topic you choose, I have the skills, commitment to quality and knowledge to get the job done, on-time and on-budget.

My services include:

*Substantive research and writing - both legal and general subject
*Blogging - I write in your voice
*Website content creation - SEOptomized - on any topic
*Seminar services from topic development to presentation materials and hand outs
*Newsletters and articles
*Editing and updating existing material
*Legislative tracking

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Employment

The Ghostwriters
Principal
2009 - Present
Seyfarth Shaw
Alternative Resources Group Attorney
2003 - 2008
Worked with firm's 200+ employment lawyers to research and write speeches, legal education presentations, newsletters and other materials.
The Honorable Michael Mason
Law Clerk
2001 - 2003
The Honorable Marvin Aspen
Law Clerk
1999 - 2001
The John Marshall Law School
Adjunct Professor of Legal Writing
2000 - 2000
Sonnenschein, Nath and Rosenthal
Associate
1996 - 1999

Education

University of Pennsylvania
Bachelor of Arts
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New York University School of Law
Juris Doctor
- 1996

Keywords

legal
writing
editing
blogging
research
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