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In this article, we wanted to address frequently asked questions about lawyer cover letters. In this digital age, there are a lot of questions about whether lawyer cover letters are still important, and if they are, what should be included in them.

What are the top 5 legal cover mistakes most mentioned by employers.  Learn what they are and how to stay away from them.

Great lawyer resumes should be paired with excellent attorney cover letters. This is an applicant’s first chance to catch the attention of an employer as it is usually read before the resume. Employers read this document only for a minute or two to determine if your resume is worth examining. So be direct and go straight to the point.

An attorney cover letter serves two purposes: to cover the gaps left by the resume, and to make your case to a potential employer as to why you should be considered for the position.