Legal Assistant Cover Letter

Legal Assistants provide support to lawyers and complete various administrative tasks. Examples of Legal Assistant duties include gathering information, determining precedents, drafting legal documents, answering to client questions, taking phone calls, handling correspondence, greeting guests, and performing basic accounting tasks. The information they provide to clients must be non-advisory.

Cover letter examples for Legal Assistants should demonstrate the following qualifications:

• Strong research and writing skills
• Communication and people skills
• Organizational abilities and planning
• Attention to details
• Integrity and maintaining client information confidential
• Customer focus
• Dependability and self-motivation
• Computer competences

Similar skills are displayed in the Legal Assistant cover letter available below.

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Dear Mr. Alford:

Upon review of your posting for a Legal Assistant, I felt compelled to submit my resume for your review. With comprehensive knowledge of legal principles along with my commitment to providing exceptional client service and achieving organizational goals, I would significantly benefit your legal team in this role.

From conducting in-depth legal research and preparing case files to analyzing client information and preparing synopses for supervising attorneys, my versatile background has prepared me to excel in a role supporting legal operations. With a solid foundation in the fundamentals of legal strategies, my excellent communication talents, my resourcefulness, and my time management capabilities position me ready to thrive in this challenging field and to broaden my skill set within your firm.

Highlights of my background include:

  • Achieving comprehensive knowledge of core legal principles while excelling in an internship position and honing my skills in legal research, case preparation, and client service.
  • Communicating with district attorneys, judges, police officials, and clients to establish collaborative working relationships.
  • Leveraging superior organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills to greatly contribute to legal projects and complex cases.

With my finely honed skills in general legal support, accompanied by my core strengths in legal research, court interactions, and client service, I am well positioned to vastly exceed your expectations for this role. I look forward to discussing the position in further detail. Thank you for your consideration.

Sincerely,

Brad S. Beasley