Writing an effective cover letter for an entry level legal assistant job, when you have no prior experience in hand, is somewhat tricky.
In order to make a good cover letter, you should emphasize your relevant education, legal assistant skills, voluntary or internship experiences as well as enthusiasm to learn new tasks quickly.
You may get help from the following legal assistant cover letter to make your own.
Legal Assistant Cover Letter With No Experience
333 North 75th St, Atlantic City, NJ 65111
April 18, 2020
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, coupled with a strong background in legal assistance, make me an exceptional candidate for this position. I am enthusiastic about contributing to Republican Young’s mission.
My high level of attentiveness, and 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 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 reputable 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.
Alternative Job Titles for a Legal Assistant
This sample cover 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