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Michael A. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 3, 2013

Michael A.

Experienced legal researcher and writer
   Puerto Rico

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $27

Attorney sole practitioner in San Juan, Puerto Rico, with a general civil practice focusing on employment, immigration, and public interest issues.

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Feb 5, 2013|Personal Injury|Private|Completed
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Skills (6)

Tested
Customer Service
Immigration Law
Employment Law
Civil Rights Law
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights Litigation

Service Description

Perform legal research and writing for attorneys or individuals in matters requiring immediate attention. The requested legal research will be compiled into legal memoranda with proper legal citation.

Edit and/or proofread documents you already have drafted, checking for typos, errors in grammar and punctuation, logic and structure, and legal citation.

My relevant experience includes working with immigration and civil rights issues, as well as all aspects of civil litigation research and writing in both the trial and appellate levels.

I am a native Spanish speaker and fully bilingual in Spanish and English.

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Employment

Private Practice
Attorney Sole Practitioner
2010 - Present
Represent and advise employees in wrongful termination claims and immigrants facing removal proceedings. Achieved favorable settlements for various dismissed employees. Secured bond release and...
American Civil Liberties Union of Puerto Rico
Associate Attorney
2011 - 2012
Represented the ACLU of Puerto Rico in public records suit obtaining access to policies and procedures at juvenile detention facilities. Prepared successful opposition to government
Nora Vargas-Acosta Law Office
Attorney
2009 - 2012
Worked under and alongside experienced attorney sole practitioner in general civil practice emphasizing labor and employment law and civil rights. Responsible for assisting in all aspects of...
Nora Vargas-Acosta Law Office
Legal Assistant
2006 - 2009
Conducted legal research and analysis, drafted motions and memoranda, and helped with discovery.

Education

University of Puerto Rico School of Law
Doctor of Law (J.D.)
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Northwestern University
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
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Keywords

legal research
legal writing
editing
legal citation
memoranda
immigration
civil rights
civil law
labor law
employment law
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