Judicial assistants provide administrative support system to a court. They may be required to work solely to manage the operations or perform clerical work depending on their individual job placement. Some skills that are an absolute necessity in this line of work are depicted in this cover letter sample.
Judicial Assistant Cover Letter Example
635 Old Glasgow Road
Scottsville, KY 63736
November 30, 2012
Ms. Katy Brown
Scottsville District Courts
690 Watts Ferry Road
Scottsville, KY 24343
Dear Ms. Brown:
Possessing pertinent knowledge of attending to courts in order to coordinate proceedings and a profound ability to process court documents, I am positive that I am a good fit for the position of a Judicial Assistant that you have advertised on indeed.com.
As indicated by the enclosed resume, I am highly skilled in performing all legal administrative support functions in a professional manner. I know how to manage the court calendar by scheduling different matters in consultation with the judge and other parties. In addition, I have a first-hand experience in using word processing software to type opinions and other legal and non-legal documents.
Furthermore, I am well versed in;
• Preparing a variety of legal material and correspondence
• Gathering and maintaining a perfect accounting of the Judge’s statistical data
• Scheduling judge’s appointments and meetings
• Making travel arrangements
• Answering telephone calls
• Receiving and scrutinizing incoming letters and emails
• Maintaining manual and electronic filing systems
• Carrying out a variety of confidential tasks
Working in an almost similar capacity has instilled in me the skills that are pertinent to perform some basic legal research along with managing most aspects of the judicial world. I have the organizational skills that are necessary in maintaining legal libraries and report findings and conclusions to the judge in question. My interpersonal skills make it easy for me to be able to manage juries. Moreover, I possess a keen interest in maintaining liaison with all parties involved in the judicial system.
I am excited at the possibility to joining Scottsville District Courts as a Judicial Assistant and deem it pertinent for us to meet in person. After one week, I will ask your office to set a meeting at a convenient time for you and may be reached at (101) 221-1111 in the interim.
Thank you for your time and consideration.