Judicial assistants provide the administrative support system to a court. They may be required to work solely to manage the operations or perform clerical work depending on their job placement.
Some skills that are an absolute necessity in this line of work are depicted in the following cover letter sample.
Judicial Assistant Cover Letter Example
635 Old Glasgow Road
Scottsville, KY 63736
July 12, 2020
Ms. Katy Brown
Scottsville District Courts
690 Watts Ferry Road
Scottsville, KY 24343
Dear Ms. Brown:
I am writing to express my keen interest in the Judicial Assistant position at Scottsville District Courts, as advertised on indeed.com. Possessing pertinent knowledge of attending courts to coordinate proceedings and a profound ability to process court documents, I am confident that I am a good fit.
As indicated by the enclosed resume, I am highly skilled in performing all legal administrative support functions professionally. I know how to manage the court calendar by scheduling different matters in consultation with the judge and other parties. Also, I have the first-hand experience in using word processing software to type opinions and other legal and non-legal documents.
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 the judge’s appointments and meetings
- Making travel arrangements
- Answering the telephone calls
- Receiving and scrutinizing incoming letters and emails
- Maintaining manual and electronic filing systems
- Carrying out a variety of confidential tasks
Working in a similar capacity for 3+ years has instilled in me the skills that are pertinent to perform some basic legal research along with managing most aspects of the legal world. I have the organizational skills that are necessary for maintaining legal libraries and report findings and conclusions to the judge in question. My interpersonal capabilities 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 of 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 up a meeting at a convenient time for you. Meanwhile, I can be reached at (000) 221-1111 in the interim.
Thank you for your time and consideration.