Scribes for Hire
Kristin P. Walinski, Esq.
Elizabeth Billingsley, Esq.
Kristin P. Walinski, Esq., Founder and Principal
Kristin P. Walinski is the owner and founder of Scribe On Demand, LLC, a freelance writing and editing consultancy that focuses on corporate and legal communications and writing training for businesses. Her clients range from Fortune 150 companies to small startups. In this capacity, she drafts and edits all forms of marketing and client-facing materials, including white papers, articles, reports, web copy, and blogs, among others. Her ghostwritten work has appeared in a number of legal periodicals, including Corporate Counsel, Executive Counsel, and Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, as well as in Forbes and The Huffington Post. She also served as a Contributing Editor for the most recent edition of Black’s Law Dictionary.
Prior to starting the agency in 2009, Kristin served as in-house employment law counsel to a Fortune 200 corporation for five years. In this role, she managed litigation and arbitration relating to harassment, discrimination, and wage and hour law. She also drafted executive compensation contracts, oversaw legal issues relating to working with third-party contractors, and supervised the company’s restructuring and immigration programs. She learned the ropes of employment law as an associate with McGuireWoods LLP, where her practice focused on defending Title VII matters in federal courts across the country. Her work also included handling covenants not to compete and matters before OSHA and MSHA.
Kristin earned her law degree from the University of Pennsylvania, where she served as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Labor and Employment Law and taught legal writing. She earned a bachelor’s degree in English and history, with a concentration in American Studies, from the University of Virginia. Currently, she is a member of the adjunct faculty of the University of Richmond School of Law, where she has taught legal writing courses for seven years.
In 2004, Kristin was named to Style Weekly’s “Top 40 Under 40.” In 2007, she received the Washington Metropolitan Association of Corporate Counsel’s Community Service Award.
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Kristin has ghostwritten extensively for small and large businesses. Her work ranges from full-length manuscripts to feature articles to web copy. Her writing has been published in The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, Executive Counsel, and a number of other legal trade periodicals, as well as on Forbes.com and on other prominent websites.
As a writing consultant, Kristin has worked with Fortune 100 and 200 clients to help perfect their marketing and HR materials, including policies and procedures, training documents, and presentations.
Editing and Proofreading
In total, Kristin has more than fourteen years of editing experience. She has edited and proofread marketing materials, scholarly articles, client-facing reports, grant applications, nonfiction manuscripts, reference books, white papers, and many other corporate materials in fields as diverse as law, engineering, education, and technology.
Corporate clients have also called upon Kristin to prepare and deliver a writing curriculum to their new hires and current employees. Her coaching services range from individualized instruction at the word and sentence level to classroom instruction on grammar myths and common usage errors. She tailors each course to the client's needs and critiques employee writing samples.