Writing an effective cover letter for an entry level legal assistant job, when you have no prior experience in hand, is a tricky task.
In order to make a good cover letter, you should emphasize your relevant education, transferable skills, voluntary or internship experiences and enthusiasm to learn new tasks quickly.
You may get help from the following legal assistant cover letter to make your own.
Alternate Job Titles
This sample covering letter is also useful for the following relevant positions:
1. Commercial Law Clerk
3. Real Estate Law Clerk
4. Legal Researcher
5. Litigation Legal Assistant
6. Notary Public
7. Land Titles Examiner
8. Law Clerk
9. Title Searcher
10. Trademark Agent
Legal Assistant Cover Letter No Experience
Sara M. Davis
333 North 75th St. – Apt 5L, Atlantic City, NJ 65111
(212) 000-0000 | [Email]
December 9, 2018
Mr. John Doe
Republican Young Inc.
321 Example Rd.
Atlantic City, NJ 65888
Dear Mr. Doe:
In response to your advertisement for the Legal Assistant position, I am applying for the same. My secretarial skills along with a strong background in legal assistance make me an exceptional candidate for this position. I am enthusiastic to contribute to Republican Young’s mission.
My high level of attentiveness combined with my excellent communication and organizational skills have helped me attain a strong academic record at NJ Law College which reflects my diligence and dedication to my work. A rigorous liberal arts courses and a focus on psychology have given me with a superior writing ability in addition to analytical, problem-solving and assessment skills.
Moreover, I have also developed research skills in many capacities by compiling and examining data in Research Design and Analysis class. Besides, my study in Toronto and Quebec and French language classes has genuinely expanded my familiarity with multiple cultures. My bilingual capability will be very advantageous to a globally famous law firm like Republican Young Inc.
Through demanding leadership positions, I have developed a sense of accountability, excellent interpersonal skills and the aptitude to perform well in a team – even in an aggressive work environment.
As a Resident Assistant in summer 2018, I resolved conflicts among residents, planned social and educational programs and served as a role model for my peers. With my background in liberal arts, commerce, and leadership, I am confident that I can make a positive contribution to your law firm.
The attached resume details my relevant skills, knowledge, and experiences. I am passionate about obtaining this position and look forward to meeting with you at the Consortium.
Thank you for your time and consideration.