Sample Law Clerk Cover Letter

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This law clerk cover letter focuses on the applicant's experience and ability to provide assistance to a judge in researching issues before the court and in writing opinions. It is one of the most prestigious positions in law and is coveted by many job applicants. All law clerk cover letters will help people find jobs if they focus on their ability to organize, work closely with the judge, and excel in legal research.

Valerie Sharp
21 Fraser Road
Hilltop, USA 99999

December 10, 2006

Barbara Hopkins
Hiring Manager
for Judge Armando Brady
County of Riverside
452 Monument Blvd.
Hilltop, USA 99999

Dear Ms. Hopkins

I'm writing this cover letter to apply for the position of law clerk with Judge Armando Brady, as described on I am a 2001 graduate with honors of National Law School. I know that law clerks are prestigious and coveted positions and I promise to excel at my work if selected for this opportunity.

I'm organized, orderly, and very competent at legal research and I am known for my ability to cooperate and work closely with my superiors.

May I please drop by your office next week on a day (and time) that best fits your calendar, to discuss the duties of this job? I appreciate your taking time to consider me as one of the professional you will interview to work alongside Judge Brady.


Valerie Sharp

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