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Cliff B. | Elance
 
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Cliff B.

Document Preparation & Review by Retired Attorney
   United States
  |   Danville, CA

Overview

Experience. Over the last 30 years, there is not been a day I did not custom draft at least 30 pages, whether a legal brief, demand letter, lawsuit, and recently articles, content, and blogs. Temporary assignment as Small Claims Judge. Tried over 400 court trials, including dozens of arbitration proceedings and 41 jury trials to verdict. One of the youngest attorneys in the Nation to receive a million dollar verdict in the first jury trial. Argued twice before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Education: University of California, B.A., 1970...

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Apr 15, 2014|Personal Injury|$493|Completed
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Apr 13, 2014|Litigation|$1,175|Completed
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5.0
Apr 10, 2014|Real Estate|$500|Completed
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5.0
Apr 8, 2014|Patent, Copyright and Trademarks|$250|Completed
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5.0

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Portfolio

Protects your company from disclosure of private and proprietary information to third...
Letter demanding money due before bringing a lawsuit.
Law manual of why one would form a sub "S" corporation.
Sample of what was used by a client in an informal mediation. Cited the law on the...
Used to determine how a partner is to be bought out after death, disability,...
Sample of an agreement used when buying or selling a business.
Memo of points and authorities in opposition to a motion for summary judgment.
A full and comprehensive partnership agreement.
Required operating agreement for a limited liability company.
A fact sheet setting out the requirements of starting a business.

Skills (14)

Tested
Legal Research
Legal Writing
Academic Writing
Article Writing
Blogging
Business Writing
Editing
Letter Writing
Newsletters
Online Writing
Script Writing
Speech Writing
Web Content
Writing

Service Description

Retired attorney, formerly in practice for over 28 years (license now inactive). Now that I am retired, I have the luxury of giving clients more time and attention. Goal: Give the client a personal touch, including explaining more opaque legal issues in simple laymanís language. Having tried over 400 cases, documents and agreements are drafted and reviewed from the perspective of a trial attorney to prevent future litigation.

Extensive experience in the preparation of the full gamut of legal documents and forms, including personal and business. Some specialty areas:

--Real estate (owners, property managers, developers, and brokers, as to buying, selling, and leasing);

--Business transactions (standard forms, agreements, contracts, confidentiality and nondisclosure, buy-sell, non-compete, indemnity and hold harmless provisions, and contracts for consultants and independent contractors);

--Business litigation (lawsuit templates for plaintiff and defendant, discovery, demand letters, settlement agreements, and mutual releases);

--Start-up consultation, including stock option plans, subscription agreements, shareholder agreements, and private placement memorandums.

--Contract review and revision, including preparing a standard form contract that can be used over and over in the future.

--Forming new business entities (sole proprietorship, partnership, joint venture, corporations, and LLCs) as well a preparing the needed documents;

--Terms and Conditions/Privacy...

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