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Michael Carlin, Esq. | Elance
 
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Michael Carlin, Esq.

Attorney and Legal Content Writer
   United States
  |   Los Angeles, CA
  |  10:39 am Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $35

I perform legal research and write a wide variety of legal content for law firms. I spent two years as an editor for a highly ranked legal publication. My writing has also been published in the National Law Review, Whittier Law Review and several other law journals.

I graduated with honors from the University of Minnesota Law School, which is ranked within the top 10% of law schools in the U.S. I am an attorney licensed to practice law in California.

Publications:

Co-author, FCRA and Title VII in Discrimination Against Persons with...

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Oct 23, 2013|Academic Writing|Private|Working
May 18, 2013|Web Content|Private|Working
May 9, 2013|Article Writing|Private|Completed
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May 7, 2013|Article Writing|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

A part of a series for an employment law firm.
http://www.california-employmentattorneys.com/CA-labor-laws
Published article on employment privacy law and employee's use of social media.
http://nationallawforum.com/2011/06/08/employers-are-watching-your-facebook-worker-privacy-significantly-diminished-in-the-digital-era/
This is a sample brief that highlights my research and writing capabilities.
This is an example of a medium length legal blog article I wrote for a securities...
http://www.securities-litigation-attorney.com/2012/08/07/liability-for-those-who-assist-in-and-profit-from-ponzi-schemes-not-yet/

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Legal Research
Employment Law
Content Writing
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Service Description

I specialize in complex legal research and writing. I prepare high quality legal memos, briefs, articles, and other content for attorneys and law firms.

I have experience writing in the following areas: bankruptcy, criminal, employment, family, immigration, intellectual property, securities, and tax.

My legal expertise allows me to write complex legal content in plain English.

Disclaimer: this profile is a communication subject to regulation by the California Rules of Professional Conduct. I do not perform legal services directly for non-lawyer Elance clients.

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Employment

Freelance Legal Content Writer and Researcher
Independent Contractor
2012 - Present
I write web content for law firms specializing in areas such as criminal, DUI, personal injury, bankruptcy law, and securities law.
Journal of Law and Inequality
Student Articles Editor & Staff Member
2010 - 2012
I edited legal articles and directed the writing of staff members.
Kennedy and Graven Chartered
Law Clerk
2010 - 2011
I wrote legal memoranda and a review of education law for school administrators.
Minnesota District Court, Fourth Judicial District
Judicial Extern
2010 - 2010
I drafted civil orders for the Honorable Susan Burke.
Sacramento Superior Court
Fellow in Communications and Community Outreach
2008 - 2009

Education

University of Minnesota Law School
JD, Cum Laude
2009 - 2012
University of Cambridge
Education Abroad Program
2007 - 2007
University of California, Riverside
BA, Cum Laude
2004 - 2007

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Attorney
Legal Research
Legal Writer
Legal Content Writer
Academic Writer
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