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Paralegal Cover Letter

Paralegal Cover Letter Example 1:

 

Dear Sir/Madam:

I have 14 years of plaintiff's personal injury, 9 years of medical malpractice, 3 years of defense negligence, nursing school, and a clinical background.

As a paralegal with twenty-five years of legal experience, I have extensive collections, real estate, and claims management, contract drafting/negotiation experience, trial experience, and PIP, no-fault, landlord-tenant, foreclosures, personal injury, medical malpractice, defense negligence, litigation, and a legal research background, which included a lot of administrative duties.

I have performed the following job duties:

  • Assist attorney, provide Legal Clerk review.
  • Review case material and prepares digest of selected decisions/opinions incorporating legal references.
  • Draft/edit non-legal memoranda, research reports and correspondence relating to cases.

  • In addition, I have the following qualifications:

     
  • Possess a paralegal certificate (ABA).
  • Twenty-five years of litigation paralegal; with trial experience.
  • Automated litigation support experience.
  • Basic knowledge, including knowledge of standard legal citation system sufficient to perform basic legal research.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, thorough knowledge of legal research tools;
  • Hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, database, spreadsheet, and telecommunications; and
  • Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure.

  • Not only have I handled all types of document drafting, I have unparalleled expertise in research and analyzing files and have created solutions to complex legal and administrative problems, including those which made the clients and the firm a lot of money throughout the years.

     

    Paralegal Cover Letter Example 2:

     

    Dear Future Employer,

    I am writing to inform you of my interest in an entry-level Legal Assistant position. I feel that your company would be an excellent location for the start of my new and exciting career.

    I have completed all of my classes in the paralegal program from Draughons Junior College. I have my Associate of Science Degree in Paralegal Studies, I am holding a 3.70 G.P.A. average, and a 100% attendance rate.

     I am current with Criminal law, Family law, Tort law, Real Estate law, Probate Administration and Estate Planning. I have a certificate of Westlaw, a Certificate of Electronic Case Filing by the Western District Court of Kentucky, and have my Notary Public by the State of Kentucky. I have the ability to analyze and draft documents. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. I am a hard worker, very well organized, loyal, honest, and I have great communication skills.

    A resume of my qualifications is included with this correspondence. The resume details my educational background as well as my past work experiences. I know most of my jobs are not legal related but throughout college and my internship. I realized that I love the astonishing environment of a law office.

    If you agree upon reviewing my letter and resume that I am the employee you need, please call me at the home number listed above.