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Melody A. Kramer | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 25, 2015

Melody A. Kramer

Challenging writing projects only
   United States
  |   San Diego, CA

Overview

20-year trial attorney with extensive business dispute, IP litigation, and IP licensing experience. Also an expert writer and researcher available for writing projects, with specialty in legal. Author of forthcoming book "Why Lawyers Suck and What You Can Do About It" (google the title to see the book's website).

See writing samples at JDSupra or peruse prior blog articles written for the National Association of Freelance Legal Professionals (start with "Quality vs. Quantity - The Billable Hour Mousetrap") and Rethinking the Legal...

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Jan 23, 2015|Litigation|Private|Completed
Jun 20, 2014|Litigation|Private|Completed
Jun 12, 2014|Bankruptcy|Private|Working
Apr 21, 2014|Business and Corporate|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

Drafted successful motion for partial summary judgment in defamation case involving a...
From upcoming book "Why Lawyers Suck and What You Can Do About It"
Wrote blog article about the billable hour paradigm for lawyers - "Quality vs...

Skills (15)

Tested
Business Writing
Content Writing
Article Writing
Speech Writing
Copywriting
Report Writing
Legal Research
Internet Research
WordPress
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Word
Computer Skills
Litigation
Contract Drafting

Service Description

I am licensed to practice law in California (active) and Nebraska (inactive)
Admitted to practice in all courts in those states, plus Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, and Omaha Tribal Court.



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Employment

Kramer Law Office, Inc.
Owner/Managing Partner
1996 - Present
Kramer Law Office has been zealously advocating for clients in courts around the United States for the past 18 years, representing clients in criminal, juvenile, and civil cases. Founded in...
Legal Center for Small Business and Entrepreneurs
Of Counsel
2013 - 2014
Melody A. Kramer works for the Legal Center for Small Business and Entrepreneurs in assisting start ups and small businesses with their legal needs including incorporation, licensing, contracts,...

Education

University of Nebraska - College of Law
Juris Doctorate
1990 - 1993
Union College, Lincoln, NE
B.A. Music
1984 - 1988

Keywords

legal writing
legal research
blogging
copywriting
editing
speech writing
patent litigation
patent research
litigation research
company background reports
intellectual property
trademark
copyright
contract
contract drafting
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Melody A. Kramer | Elance

Melody A. Kramer