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kalvano
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Quick Cover Letter Question

Postby kalvano » Sat Jul 23, 2011 6:45 pm

How does one address a cover letter if there is zero contact info for the firm? No recruiting coordinator, no contact attorney on the web site, no NALP info, nothing.

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Re: Quick Cover Letter Question

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jul 23, 2011 6:47 pm

call up the firm and ask who your cover letter should be addressed to. if thats to no avail, then just have a general designation like "dear recruiting coordinator" or something along those lines.

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Re: Quick Cover Letter Question

Postby Glock » Sat Jul 23, 2011 7:38 pm

I have only faced that once and I addressed it to the managing partner. I like making it personal and to some decision maker rather than something generic like "to whom it may concern" or "recruiting coordinator".

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Re: Quick Cover Letter Question

Postby kalvano » Sat Jul 23, 2011 8:27 pm

Lol local small firms. They don't even list who the managing partner is.

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Re: Quick Cover Letter Question

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Jul 24, 2011 2:26 am

kalvano wrote:Lol local small firms. They don't even list who the managing partner is.



In which case I would address it to the a partner that went to your law school. If that is not available I would mail it to the oldest partner available. I hold the opinion that personal is better than generic. Even better- find somebody who knows one of them and send a "XXXXX told me I should contact you".




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