Cover Letter Legal Template

By The Diversity Employment Team - Published on: Feb 04, 2024

[Your Name]
[Your Address]
[City, State, Zip Code]
[Your Email Address]
[Your Phone Number]

[Hiring Manager’s Name]
[Company’s Name]
[Company’s Address]
[City, State, Zip Code]

Subject: Application for [Specific Legal Position] at [Company’s Name]

Dear [Hiring Manager’s Name],

I am writing to express my interest in the [Specific Legal Position] at [Company’s Name] as listed on [where you found the job posting]. With a strong legal background, emphasized by my hands-on experience and academic achievements in [specific areas of law], I am eager to contribute my expertise to your esteemed team and help further [Company’s Name]’s mission to [briefly refer to the company’s mission or a major objective].

In my most recent position as [Your Previous Job Title] at [Your Previous Company], I [describe a major responsibility or achievement, e.g., managed complex litigation cases, conducted comprehensive legal research, or facilitated contract negotiations]. This experience has honed my skills in [mention relevant legal skills or areas of law, e.g., litigation, corporate law, intellectual property law], enabling me to tackle challenging cases with precision and a forward-thinking approach.

The following are key strengths and achievements that I bring to the [Specific Legal Position]:

  • [Mention a relevant accomplishment or responsibility, e.g., Conducted meticulous legal research that influenced the positive outcomes of over 50 cases].
  • [Highlight a skill or experience, e.g., Cultivated and maintained relations with a vast array of clients, ensuring personalized and highly satisfied legal services].
  • [Mention any certifications or specialized training, e.g., Certified Paralegal with specialized knowledge in legal compliance and contract negotiation].

I am particularly drawn to [Company’s Name] due to [mention something you admire about the company, e.g., its commitment to innovation in legal services, its reputation for integrity, or specific areas of legal expertise]. I am eager to contribute my background in [specific areas of law or legal skills] and my proactive approach to fostering positive client relationships and achieving legal excellence.

Enclosed is my resume that further outlines my qualifications. I look forward to the opportunity of discussing my application with you further. I am available for an interview at your earliest convenience and can be reached at [Your Phone Number] or via email at [Your Email Address].

Thank you for considering my application. I am looking forward to the opportunity to contribute to [Company’s Name] and am available for any further information or discussions at your convenience.

Warm regards,

[Your Full Name]
[Enclosures: Resume]