A legal research assistant resume is a long and detailed document. On the other hand, a cover letter is one page document with some professional qualifications and the information about the future goals of an applicant.
Hiring managers like those applications for legal research assistant position which contains a customized cover letter.
In fact, writing a good cover letter is often the only way to get yourself an interview. See the sample below to get a better idea how to write a good cover letter for legal research assistant resume.
521 Wales Street
SoHo, NY 12014
August 5, 2016
Ms. Claire King
Human Resource Manager
Salt, Krite, Samson and Salt
7867 Holtsville Street
SoHo, NY 07093
Dear Ms. King:
I have long wanted to be a part of Salt, Krite and Samson, and have frequently and regularly been perusing job advertisements for this reason. Imagine my astonishment and delight when I found your advertisement the other day!
As an experienced Legal Research Assistant with demonstrated expertise in planning, research and investigation for 5 years, I believe my qualifications and knowledge will greatly benefit your firm. My core talents include:
• Documented success in helping in developing plans according to legal settlement agreements
• Adept at working with lawyers and paralegals to identify insufficiencies in data and resolve them efficiently
• Focused on monitoring team progress, aiming at best possible research support for all cases being undertaken by the law firm
• Proficient in making suggestions and recommendations to higher management for improving monitoring and reporting of progress
Of course, it is only in person that I can communicate my qualifications and knowledge properly to you. Can we meet? I shall contact your office next week to find out what a good time for you would be. Meanwhile, I can be contacted at (000) 155-7585.
Thank you for taking the time to read my letter.