Paralegal Cover Letter Example With 9 Tips

Updated on: July 8, 2020


  1. Start creatively. That said, avoid starting your paralegal cover letter in predictable ways.
  2. Write unique content that hiring managers would love to read.
  3. Reflect your skills that directly relate to the paralegal position.
  4. Write a different cover letter for each employer.
  5. Include the hiring manager’s name.
  6. Craft a compelling opening sentence.
  7. Describe your relevant skills that will be helpful for the employer.
  8. Write in a personalized manner without replicating the information that is already present in your resume.
  9. Think about what can you do for the employer instead of what the company can do for you.

Use the following cover letter sample (for a paralegal position) as a template:

Sample Cover Letter for Paralegal Job

Diana Ross
541 Maple Street
Murray, KY 05565
(000) 987-3234
d.ross @ email . com

July 8, 2020

Mr. Dean Dermot
Manager of Human Resource
Fidelis Secure Care
2739 Glendale Road
Murray, KY 01283

Dear Mr. Dermot:

I am poised to work for Fidelis Secure Care in the capacity of a Paralegal. With extensive experience in preparing various types of legal documents and leading case research efforts, I believe that I am the right contender.

My following qualifications will help me in meeting and exceeding your expectations:

  • Hands-on experience in investigating cases and performing fact-finding activities to obtain relevant information.
  • Track record of analyzing information to produce factual reports.
  • Skilled in providing assistance in the preparation for and closing of various corporate transactions.
  • Adept at interviewing clients and witnesses and recording information efficiently so that it can be deemed useful in case progressions.

It is serendipity that has brought us together and I believe that we should meet to further discuss my abilities. Please feel free to contact me at (000) 987-3234 if you need further information. 

Thank you for your time and consideration, and I look forward to hearing from you.


Diana Ross