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Looking for freelance legal researchers

By January 18, 2007law practice

From time to time I get calls or emails from lawyers who ask if I know anyone who does freelance legal research.  I’ve made some recommendations, but the other day I was thinking there might be some lawyers out there who I don’t know about who want to do this kind of work.  Lately, I find myself needing someone like this too.  So if there are any legal eagles out there who are willing and able to do legal research on a per-project basis then (as Ross Perot used to say) I’m all ears.  Send me your contact information, resume and a writing sample to: esvenson {at symbol] 

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  • Jim Burke says:

    Ernie, I know this thread is old, but my interest in it isn’t. Background info and writing samples are available at

  • Celeste Boyd says:

    I realize this is a very old thread… but just in case:

  • Rochelle E. Borinstein says:

    I am an attorney licensed in the State of Indiana. I have extensive experience in the areas of criminal, family, discrimation and personal injury law. I am very interested in freelance research and/or drafting projects. Feel free to contact me at

  • Abigail Hill says:

    I am a licensed attorney (barred in Maryland, eligible to waive into D.C.) with extensive experience in family law litigation. I am an excellent writer and editor, and I would be very interested in taking on some freelance research and writing work. You can reach me at

  • Holly Buenger says:

    I am a licensed attorney looking for side work. I have access to many sites and love to do research. If you are looking for an attorney to some of the “foot-work”, let me know. Email me at if you need someone.


  • Safari says:

    Hire me! Im the one!

  • Genevieve Brown says:

    Dear Ernie,

    It seems there hve been many posts regarding your ad but I have a definite interest in this if you are still looking.

    A little about myself, I am currently a law student who has been working as a Crown Court paralegal for the last seven months.

    If of interest please contact myself on



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  • Elli says:


    I am a 2005 graduate of George Washington University Law School and have clerked for 2 years at a federal district court. I have had about 6 months of big law firm experience in IP litigation and am directing my career towards freelancing. I have a technical background in chemistry and chemical engineering. I am an attorney licensed in California

    If you would like further information about me, please do not hesitate to email me.

  • Cheryl says:

    Ernie, and anyone else viewing this who might have leads:

    I have a wealth of experience in law, and am also a doctor. I want to leave the law firm scene and do project work that draws on my biggest strengths: identifying issues, teasing them apart, researching resolutions, and putting the results into persuasive and compelling writing. The work can range from medico-legal analyses to the most complex litigation matters — I’ve covered it all.

  • TK says:

    Hey Ernie,

    Seems like you have had many posts regarding your request. If you are still looking though, I am a Freelancer as well. I am a recent Law School Grad preparing for the NY Bar exam. In the meantime I have been doing freelance research for several solo practitioners. It has worked out so great that I have become an expert researcher and have decided that I am going to continue to do Freelance even after Bar Admission. I have my own Lexis access which really helps. If you are ever looking for someone to do your research please contact me.



  • Andrea says:

    I am an attorney with over 10 years of experience in criminal and civil litigation, appeals and contract work. I am a stay at home mom who has westlaw and am well qualified to assist in any type of research or legal work.



  • Colleen says:

    Dear Ernie:

    I am a freelance attorney licensed in Pennsylvania and New Jersey with an extensive pharmaceutical background. Indeed, it is a unique combination of credentials and I am available on a per diem basis for substantive legal work, particularly within my specialty. I look forward to hearing from you.


  • uche Ariolu says:

    I am an Attorney .I also run a law firm that specializes in providing legal research and writing services to other law firms and practitioners.We provide this service to various clients in about 7 countries.Our services are cross border.As a result of plas to expand we now solicit for this kind of opportunities presented by you.Please contact me on

  • Dianne says:

    I am a recent law school graduate and licensed attorney in Kansas. I am available to do freelance legal research if you are still needing help.

  • Ernie says:

    Don’t worry. I’m not going to use broke law students, or any other kind of law students to do my research. I got plenty of nice emails from qualified lawyers who are able to help out. Thanks


  • Aaron says:

    Broke law students with free westlaw may run you into westlaw problems if westlaw finds out their “for educational use only” access is being used for profit.

  • who says:

    broke law students with free westlaw might help you out as well

  • Ernie says:

    I’m definitely looking for an attorney.

  • Diane says:

    Are you looking specifically for attorneys, or will a paralegal suffice?

  • Thanuja Roshan George says:

    Dear Earnie,

    I am a lawyer, based at Kochi, India. I am interested in the option of legal research posted by you. I have prior experience in the same, right from my law school days and am still involved seriously with it. I am sending my resume and a writing sample, please do let me know if i can be of help.

    Thanx & Regds, Thanuja

  • vinaal says:

    I am an Indian Attorney expierenced and speciliazed in legal process outsourcing industry for the last 6-7 Years. I have previously done lot of legal research in my prior organisations that includes preparing memorandums, 50 state surveys, issue based research for organisations etc. I would be glad to have an oppourtunity to be of any help and am open to any offers of conducting any kind of legal research related outsourcing work.

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