Receptionist/Legal Administrative Assistant

Murphy Battista LLP - Vernon, BC (30+ days ago)

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Founded in 1982, Murphy Battista LLP is a leading personal injury law firms in Western Canada. We focus on personal injury law including ICBC claims and medical malpractice cases as well as plaintiff's insurance issues.

The Receptionist/Legal Administrative Assistant is responsible for answering the phones and greeting visitors at Reception, along with legal tasks assigned by the Lawyers and Paralegals at Murphy Battista LLP such as preparing special damages and record requests.

The position works closely with all members of the Team at the Vernon office. In the case of the administrative group at the Vernon office, provides vacation, sick time, and lunch break coverage when needed.

Working with the team, you will be responsible for:

  • Answering the telephone lines
  • Answering and directing inquiries both in person and via telephone
  • Being aware of the whereabouts of our Staff and Lawyers in order to facilitate all inquiries
  • Sensitivity to the needs of our clients when handling both telephone and front desk inquiries
  • Handling courier requests
  • Related clerical work
  • Scheduling xfds
  • Booking IMES/DMES
  • Payment of invoices
  • Document collection/management
  • Special damages including organizing and the related data entry

You will bring the following background and skills:

  • Graduate of a recognized legal assistant program or equivalent experience and training
  • Law Firm experience is preferred in plaintiff personal injury
  • Reception experience, and working with a multi-line switchboard is an asset
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Experience working with and/or becoming familiar with the New Civil Rules an asset
  • Strong MS Office 2010 skills (including Word, Excel, and Powerpoint), PC Law, and experience working with a document management system is an asset

Murphy Battista LLP offers a supportive culture and competitive compensation package.

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Job Type: Full-time


  • receptionist: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Vernon, BC (Preferred)