Legal clerks provide administrative support to attorneys within a law office. They may work with clients, secretaries, paralegals and judges as well, depending on the setting they are hired in.
They are an important part of the legal system as they perform research for cases and other administrative duties that are essential within a law office.
Following is a sample cover letter for a legal clerk resume that can be used as a template if you are applying for this job.
8 Sothern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 88883
holly.shuffle @ email . com
August 10, 2015
Mr. George Clooney
Attorney at Law
Pantra Legal Services
763 Cathedral Street
Baltimore, MD 77726
Dear Mr. Clooney:
I am very enthusiastic to work as a Legal Clerk for Pantra Legal Services utilizing my research acumen and administrative skills. My relevant educational background and professional achievements will help me exceeding your expectations by working in this role.
I have had the opportunity to provide high level legal support to three attorneys during the time I have spent at High End Legalities. My skills in researching cases of precedents have been, by far, the most commendable feature of my career. Since I worked extensively in legal arena, I am comfortable with preparing huge caseloads by using my solid legal knowledge base. Additionally, my time management and organizational skills are above par which makes it easy for me to use my expertise to successfully and consistently meet deadlines.
I am very excited at the prospect of meeting with you so we can discuss this position further. I intend to call your office in anticipation of setting a date of an interview. Alternately, I can be reached at (000) 003-3373 if you need to contact me.
Thank you for your time and considering my application for the Legal Clerk position at Pantra Legal Services.