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Madge Thorsen | Elance
 
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Madge Thorsen

Experienced published writer.
   United States
  |   Minneapolis, MN

Overview

I am a reliable, responsive and cost-effective writer and researcher able to cover numerous subjects. I have a legal background which means I have researched and written a staggering volume of material on topics ranging from medical devices to real estate deals. I am currently a law professor, mediator, lecturer and freelance writer. As a freelancer, I have written and edited simple SEO articles, web content, blogs, advertising copy, marketing articles and complex business documents for textbroker and by private contract. I adapt my style to...

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Portfolio

Medium copyedit of online article. Keywords: home-based business; home office; marriage...
Short business article on busines conflict management
Leadership in Arts and Disability, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Paper...
Principal author of highly technical legal paper on economics and finance, Journal of...
Nontechnical published piece on the role of senior freelance lawyers, The Practical...
Irreverent product description; light humor.
SEO and original spinning. Keywords: wholesale dog supplies and dog supplies wholesalers.

Skills (4)

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Business Writing
Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version)
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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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English
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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English Spelling
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

Clear cogent writing in native English

On time, prompt, responsive

Regular progress reporting

Client service paramount


A few comments from happy clients:

"You are the best author. Since you proved you are a very hardworking author, we decided to give you more orders."

"Wow...It's awesome! You clearly understand what I want to get, thank you!"

"I fully trust your ability and creativity; you may write anything on my topic that you like and I will always be the first one to appreciate your articles:"

Clear cogent writing

Accurate editing

Sound research

Fast turn-around

Regular progress reporting

All projects, however large or small, will be completed to client's satisfaction.





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Employment

William Mitchell College of Law
Adjunct Professor
2009 - Present
Teaching skills course in mediation, negotition and arbitration
Minnesota Department of Education
Mediator, Special Education
2008 - Present
Mediator for disputes between parents of special needs students and school districts.
Self
Writer, attorney
1978 - Present
Kelly & Berens PLLP
Partner
1997 - 2005
Popham Haik Schnobrich & Kaufman
Partner
1990 - 1997
Executive Committee and Board of Directors
Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly
Associate, partner
1978 - 1990
University of Minnesota
Adjunct Faculty
1982 - 1984
Taught products liability law; also taught civil procedure at William Mitchell College of Law

Education

Universal Classes
Certificate, Copyediting
2009 - 2009
University of Minnesota
Juris Doctor
1975 - 1977
University of Minnesota
Bachelor of Arts, English
1967 - 1972
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Business
consumer
legal
medical
general interest
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