What is a good objective to get a legal secretary or legal assistant job?

I need to get a job in the legal field, but I do not have any experience other than my current customer service/clerical/admin full time work. I've been having a hard time deciding if I should say something simple like, " Seeking a legal secretary position for a progressive organization" or " Responsible position in the legal industry involving multiple detail oriented responsibilities".

Asked By: annabanana - 9/18/2007
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Here are a few: 1. A clerical profession in a legal field to assist others and increase my experience. 2. Accomplish the assigned workload in a timely manner and meet established performance standards and objectives. 3. A position as a legal secretary that will fully utilize my skills
Answered By: Star - 9/20/2007
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Of the two you have, I prefer "Responsible position in the legal industry involving multiple detail oriented responsibilities" -- but neither really catches my eye. The -- this one has too much responsibleness (i.e. responsible twice) in it -- it seems like you are trying too hard... More
Answered By: mj69catz - 9/19/2007
Remember: your objective should not be about you, but about them-- what can you do for them, how can you add value to their organization.
Answered By: merrybodner - 9/26/2007
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