We are currently looking for experienced Legal Administrative Assistants to join our teams in Vernon and Kelowna.

We are a plaintiff personal injury firm, so we are ideally looking for people with experience in this area.

An LAA may have the following duties:

Reception Duties

  • 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

Legal Services

  • Opening files
  • Scheduling Examinations for Discovery
  • Booking IMES/DMES
  • Document collection and management
  • Special damages including organizing and the related data entry
  • Binder updates and filing
  • Requesting records
  • Scanning mail/documents into Primafact
  • Payment of invoices
  • Other related duties

Qualifications

  • 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 switch board is an asset
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Strong MS office skills (including Word, Excel, and Powerpoint)
  • Experience working with PC Law and Primafact is an asset

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

We invite qualified candidates to submit their application in confidence to:

Human Resources Director at 

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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