A legal assistant cover letter is a letter drafted by a candidate to apply for the post of a legal assistant. Through the letter, the candidate expresses his or her desire to support a lawyer or attorney by providing aid in all the clerical and legal matters. A sample letter is given below for reference.

 Sample Legal Assistant Cover Letter:


Patrick James

Attorney at Law

Brown and Schmidt law firm



2nd June 2014

Subject: Legal assistant cover letter

Respected Mr. James,

In response to your advertisement for a Legal Assistant position in The Herald, dated 29th May 2014, I would like to apply for the mentioned position at Brown and Schmidt law firm.

My enthusiasm along with my fairly strong background in law would make me an apt candidate for this position. I am thrilled about the opportunity to be a part of your prestigious law firm. As you will comes to know from my enclosed resume, I have a two year experience working as an entry level legal assistant in Cryol Law Group. I have sufficiently acquired the necessary legal and secretarial skills required for this job.

I am well versed in greeting customers, taking minutes of meetings, replying to phone calls and emails as well as hold a strong grip in problem-solving and assessment skills. Also, my bilingual capability will also be vastly advantageous to a globally popular law firm like Brown and Schmidt. With my background in liberal arts, commerce and economics, I am certain that I can make an unquestionable contribution to your law firm.

Thanking you in advance, I look forward to hearing from you soon.


Jennifer Watson