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David M. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 28, 2008

David M.

Experienced and Dependable
   United States
  |   Detroit Lakes, MN

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $10

I am a freelance paralegal who has extensive experience in both state and federal district and appellate courts. My skills include legal research, legal writing, preparation of legal documents, including briefs, motions, habeas corpus petitions. My area of expertise includes criminal law and some civil practice. I can provide samples of my work upon request.

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Skills (8)

Tested
Technical Writing
Public Relations
Editing
Organizational Behavior
English
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Microsoft Word
Computer Skills

Service Description

I have worked in the legal field since 1994 in both state government and private practice. I worked for the state appellate defender office in Kansas from 1994 to 2001. From 2001 until the present I have worked in private law firms that specialize in both civil and criminal practice. I have an Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies from Brown Mackie College in Overland Park, Kansas, and I have a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Political Science from Washburn University. Let me put my legal skills and experience to work for you.

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Employment

Ney, Adams & Sylvester
Paralegal
2004 - 2008
My primary responsibilites were legal research and writing of motions and briefs in both district and appellate courts.
Cohen, McNeile, Pappas and Shuttleworth
Paralegal
2002 - 2003
I worked on the legal side of a collection firm and maintained a weekly docket of collection cases in three states in addition to preparing discovery and trial preparation.
Kansas Appellate Defender's Office
Paralegal
1994 - 2001
I docketed numerous cases in the appellate courts of Kansas, and performed legal research and writing, client correspondence, and supervised three paralegals.

Education

Washburn University
History Bachelor of Arts
1997 - 2000
Brown Mackie College
Associate of Arts Paralegal Studies
1992 - 1993

Keywords

research
writing
cite checking
federal
state
briefs
motions
MS Word
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