Legal Secretary Cover Letter

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Cover Letter for Legal Secretary Position

5533 Central Brighton Village
Saint Lucie, FL 2282

Mar 26, 2013

Mr. Levenson Howard
Hiring In-charge
Dechert LLP
1095 Avenue of the Americas 
New York, NY 10018

Dear Mr. Howard:

I am interested in applying for the Legal Secretary position at Dechert LLP which was advertised in the ‘Smart Recruiters’ recruiting platform. My Associate's Degree in Legal Studies from American Intercontinental University coupled with my professional experience has enriched my grasp over the legal practices.  I intend to work with Dechert LLP due to its fame as a leading international law firm delivering high-quality legal services to clients all over the world. 

I have over six years of experience of working in the corporate legal environment and have extensive training to perform administrative support functions for legal departments. For example, I have a thorough understanding of drafting and preparing non-standard correspondence and transmittals, as well as reports to internal and external customers working with paralegals. At work, I have demonstrated ability to maintain general, litigation and arbitration case files like case calendars assisting, producing and indexing legal documents.  In addition to my legal expertise, I can offer you hands on experience in scheduling appointments, meetings, travel arrangements, seminars and workshops. In addition, I have a substantial capability of providing project management support by tracking and maintaining project task lists.

As you can see on my resume, I have the unique and in-depth knowledge of all intricate legal activities and able to effectively assist attorneys and paralegals by performing all kinds of challenging secretarial duties. I would welcome the opportunity to meet you in person to learn more about the Dechert LLP’s requirements and explain my qualifications in detail. I look forward to hearing from you soon. Please feel free to contact me at (252) 123-1234 for further information.

Thank you for your consideration.


Tom Stinson


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