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James Nicodemus | Elance
 
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James Nicodemus

Attorney and Humorist
   United States
  |   Grayslake, IL
  |  3:41 pm Local Time

Overview

I have unique and extraordinary skills that make me an invaluable freelancer for a variety of clients. With my 20 year background in the law, coupled with my extensive history in journalism, writing, medical editing, legal journal publications and comedy, the array of services I can provide is likely unmatched.

As an attorney for 20 years, I have learned how to effectively juggle numerous tasks at one time, in order to have all key pieces come together in a single trial, negotiation or deposition. Good freelancing shares many of...

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Mar 31, 2015|Real Estate|$82|Completed
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Mar 29, 2015|Other - Legal|$138|Completed
Mar 24, 2015|Other - Legal|$88|Completed
Mar 18, 2015|Contracts|$132|Completed
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Portfolio

Client asked for likely repercussions of settlement negotiations, and wanted to see his...
This is an example of the 4x monthly articles that I write for the Wisconsin Law...
In this article, I tried to take what many might consider to be a dull, humdrum job,...
I wrote script which was supposed to be comedic but also information impacting,...
As you can see, the humor column topics were focused around the immediate change that...
Is one of the many humor columns I wrote that appeared in several Colorado weeklies,...
Another humor column that appeared as an ongoing column in several Colorado weeklly...
Received very rough draft of medical article. Made substantial changes and...

Skills (9)

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Creative Writing
Article Writing
Legal Writing
Medical Writing
Editing
Academic Writing
Feature Writing
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Service Description

I have performed client work ranging from creating humorous product descriptions intended to increase product traffic, to ongoing editing for 5 medical journals based in Taiwan, performing legal research and providing legal opinions on California divorce law, to writing articles for the Wisconsin Law Journal on a regular basis. My skill set is broad and varied.

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Employment

Wisconsin Law Journal
Writer
2012 - Present
Four times per month I write stories for the Wisconsin Law Journal on Wisconsin appellate court and supreme court cases that have been recently decided, and those cases that will be decided in the...
Journal of the Chinese Medical Association
Medical Editor
2011 - Present
Am one of two medical editors for this large medical publication based out of Taiwan. The articles of this publication are important medical communications that greatly benefit from my focused...
Law Offices of James Nicodemus
Attorney
2002 - Present
I am currently a sole practitioner attorney with a focus on real estate law, but also practice in landlord-tenant law, divorce/paternity law, contract litigation, and business law.

Education

John Marshall Law School
Juris Doctor - doctor of law
1989 - 1992
State University of New York at Binghamton
English Literature
1984 - 1986

Keywords

academic
humor
editing
creative
journalist
writing
deadline
legal
newspaper
medical
comedy
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