In the New Mexico Bar Bulletin, legal employers often mask their identities behind letters. “Two year associate wanted, experience in bankruptcy and litigation; Write to Box S;” For some reason, I’ve rarely seen a box “q,” “r,” and never a box “x.”
Which brings us to the cover letter--every job seeker knows to enclose a cover letter with each resume. It shows that the job seeker is genuinely interested in this particular job and not firing them off at random. A good cover letter should display an understanding of the firm's practice as well as convey the job seeker's unique qualifications to fill that niche.
But how do you draft a cover letter to a letter? The following is one attempt.
I am also impressed with your strength at the end of words. Many words would not be able to become plural, and would remain singular if it was not for S.
Appropriately enough, I am looking to practice in the field of name changes. My slogan would be "Your first vowel is free, consonants assessed according to law." Obviously I would love the opportunity to tell my clients that if they are going to change their names, S will always be there.
Incidentally, I understand our firm has a good softball team. I can help you there, as I lettered in college.
But what about letters to box numbers? They have far less personalities than letters. How can the job seeker impress good old