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Donald L. Metzger | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 29, 2015

Donald L. Metzger

Writer - Researcher - Editor with legal background
   United States
  |   Chicago, IL
  |  9:17 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $110

My writing is cogent and incisive; my research, penetrating and thorough. In combination, they are highly effective. I know the questions to ask, the issues to present, the judgments to make.

I studied writing and research and wrote extensively in many disciplines at Yale, where I also was the editor of the Silliman College newspaper for three years, and at Northwestern School of Law.

I was an editor and co-author of the “Consumer Handbook”, published by the Chicago Bar Association.

As an adjunct professor, I taught and tutored graduate...

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A federal judge has described my unique skill set: “I have had an opportunity to review his writing,...analyze his strategic decisions, and observe him communicate with others....Don Metzger has a bright and logical mind....His ability to research and analyze legal issues is outstanding. His writing style is meticulous but easy to read. He is sometimes even able to inject wit and humor....Mr. Metzger actually enjoys...research and the process of reducing...analysis and argument to a written form....Mr. Metzger is also an excellent communicator....[H]e has a quick mind open to different perspectives.”

The John Marshall Law School's program director wrote about my work: “He has been very successful in teaching persuasive writing, research, analysis....His success is reflected by his outstanding student evaluations as well as observations that I myself have made of him teaching in the classroom....He approaches teaching in an analytical and insightful manner. He is thoughtful and serious about pedagogy and brings an intellectual ability to teaching that is in many ways unmatched by many of the others who teach in the program....”

Writing/research/editing genres

--academic writing
--articles
--communications
--correspondence
--descriptive writing (re-create, invent, or visually present a person, place, event, or action)
--document review, analysis, and summary
--editing
--expository writing (explain and analyze information, present ideas, evidence, discussion)...

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Education

Northwestern University
Juris Doctor
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Yale College
Bachelor of Arts
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persuasive
legal
academic
document review and analysis
research
communications
narrative
correspondence
reports
articles
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