Cover Letter Example For a Paralegal Position (2021)

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Cover Letter Example Paralegal

[Jake Carter]
[Number, Street Name]
[San Jose, CA 23512]
[(00)-000-0000]
[Email Address]

[December 1, 2020]

[Alex Green]
[Hiring Manager]
[Law firm]
[Number, Street Name]
[San Jose, CA 23782]

Dear Mr. Green,

I write in response to your job posting on [URL] under section [‘Work at’] for the Paralegal position at [Law firm]. My objective as an experienced and certified paralegal is to provide consistent and accurate legal support. Based on my proven track record, I am well-equipped to advocate for [Law firm]. Therefore, I kindly ask you to consider this job application for the role as paralegal at your office in San Jose, CA.

To shortly introduce myself, my name is [Jake Carter] and I have 8+ years of experience handling paralegal responsibilities for the attorneys at [Law Office]. I noticed that [Law firm] is well-established in [Legal field], a fast-paced and client-oriented business environment. Being a service-focused and hard-working professional, I am thrilled about the opportunity to contribute to your firm’s core values on contribution, integrity and honesty.

As a paralegal for [Law Office], I have practiced in the area of commercial litigation for three Fortune 1000 clients. I have collaborated with ten litigation attorneys and supervised three case assistants. During my employment, I performed key legal research resulting in multi-million settlements. My qualifications include, but are not limited to, a master’s degree in commercial litigation, paralegal specialty certificate and proficiencies in Casetext, Westlaw and Law Insider Contract and Clause Search Database.

As of next month, I will be available for a 32-hour work week. I welcome the opportunity to discuss my candidacy and demonstrate my familiarity with business litigation and bankruptcy. My resume and references are attached. To arrange a meeting, please contact me at [000-0000-0000]. Thank you for your time and consideration.

Kind regards, 

Jake Carter