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Barbara W. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 14, 2012

Barbara W.

Offering meticulous legal drafting and research
   United States
  |   Seattle, WA
  |  3:45 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $24

I have a law degree from Seattle University: the law school with the highest ranked legal writing program in the country. I also have a Master of Arts in American/tribal history and federal Indian law and policy. My focus areas are landlord/tenant law, personal injury law, employment law and estate planning. I'm meticulous and thorough and I have excellent writing, research and analytical skills.

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Nov 16, 2011|Academic Writing|$301|Completed
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5.0
Apr 4, 2011|Wills, Trusts and Estates|$438|Completed
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5.0
Mar 26, 2011|Business and Corporate|$384|Completed
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5.0

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Portfolio

Poses question as to whether increased NIGC oversight is needed.
Excerpt from a paper on the history of Indian water rights. Examines case law, in...
Overview of the probate process
http://www.ehow.com/info_7934830_happens-probate.html
Explains where holographic wills are legally binding.
Excerpt from a legal memo about noncompete agreements.

Skills (5)

Tested
legal research
family law
will drafting
Indian law
estate-planning

Service Description

I offer superior legal research and writing to clients interested in memo and brief preparation. I also write articles and blog posts for law firms.

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Employment

Institute for Indian Estate Planning
Estate Planner
2008 - 2010
Drafted and executed wills, power of attorney documents and healthcare directives
Northwest Justice Project
Legal Assistant
2008 - 2008
Legal research, memo drafting, writing publications for legal self-help website
Montana State University
Graduate Teacher
2005 - 2007
Taught Native American studies to 55+ student classrooms. Created syllabus, assignments, quizzes, and tests. Graded research papers.
The Alexis Hotel
Marketing and Human Resources
1998 - 2005
Implemented various employee benefits programs, did marketing for the hotel and restaurants.

Education

Seattle University School of Law
Juris Doctor
2007 - 2010
Montana State University
Master of Arts (Native American Studies)
2005 - 2007
University of Washington
Bachelor of Arts (History)
1998 - 2002

Keywords

torts
probate-wills
family-law
criminal-procedure
Indian-law
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