It's also a good idea to bring copies of your cover letter and resume to any interview. Rogers: I am applying for the position of Grant Writer at Friends of the Earth, which I saw posted recently on
I'm extremely enthusiastic about this opportunity and believe I am well qualified.
I look forward to speaking with you in the near future. My name is Jane Smith, and I have 12 years of legal secretarial experience working with managing partners of small, mid- and large-sized law firms.
My current typing speed is 105 wpm from written form and 120 wpm from live dictation with the utmost accuracy.
I look forward to the opportunity to meet with you to learn more about your firm, its plans and goals, and how I might contribute to its continued success.
I can be your ideal candidate if given this opportunity. I was referred to you by a mutual acquaintance, John Smith, who said you have an opening for a litigation secretary.
Included with this e-mail is a copy of my resume for your review and consideration.
Once you have had an opportunity to review my resume, please contact me if you have any questions or to arrange an interview.
You can also consider adding a Linked In button so the hiring manager can have more insight on your experience and skill set. If it isn’t formatted correctly, you could be missing out on the job opportunity.
Regardless of the cover letter template you’ve chosen, make sure to include these key components when formatting your email cover letter: If you’re looking for more guidance on cover letters, here are our top tips specific to legal professions. Subject Line: Interest in Litigation Associate Position I am a fast learner, very dependable, organized, and computer savvy.