Causey & Ye Law, P.L.L.C.

 考西 & 叶氏联合律师事务所

 

Position Status: Closed in October, 2017

Job Location(s):  Des Moines, IA 50309


Type: Full-time/Part-time

Salary: compensation based on experience

Primary Responsibilities & Duties:

  • In collaboration with Client Service Teams, manager the client account and work with cross-functional internal teams (billing, IOLTA, P/L report) to improve the entire client experience
  • Develop and implement client service plans in coordination with internal teams
  • Works closely with marketing operations and attorneys to ensure all client needs are met, issues resolved immediately managed systemically across all departments and states
  • Plan and attend regular client meetings and teleconferences to strengthen client relationships
  • Monitor client’s projects and internal team action items; work with teams to ensure successful and timely delivery of our solutions/projects; coordinate communication with clients; track client outcomes over the course of the client engagement
  • Coordinate follow-up with clients when they have note-worthy news; send clients relevant informative articles pertaining to their goals, accomplishments or needs
  • Develop new business with existing clients and collaborate with team and attorneys to grow opportunities

Paralegal

Position Status: Open

Job Location(s):  Des Moines, IA 50309; Ames, IA 50010; Iowa City, IA 52240


Type: Full-time/Part-time

Salary: compensation based on experience

Primary Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Demonstrate professional knowledge and abilities in certain practice areas
  • Provide legal consultation
  • Meet with clients and potential clients
  • Handle files and prepare cases
  • Draft and file legal documents to government
  • Perform court appearance as needed
  • Demonstrate practices and procedures by completing tasks and performing legal research and writing assigned correctly and on a timely basis
  • Meet outreach goals as set by the Firm Manager
  • Demonstrates ability to work in a fast-paced environment by meeting goals and objectives as set by the Firm Manager
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Firm Manager
  • Travel among three office locations at Des Moines, Ames, and Iowa City in Iowa



Qualifications & Skills:

  • Must have a license in Iowa
  • Must have law practice experience more than one year
  • Must practice Criminal Law
  • Must be graduated from an ABA-accredited law school
  • Willing to conduct comprehensive practice
  • Must have great research and writing skills
  • Must have good work ethics
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Facilitator of communication and interaction
  • Experience in crisis management and problem-solving
  • Must be detail oriented, very well organized, and self-starter
  • Must be able to work independently, yet function as a part of the team
  • Must be able to organize and prioritize workflow independently
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks at one time

Part-time / Summer Intern

Law Clerk

Assistant Account Manager

Position Status: Open


Job Location(s):  Des Moines, IA 50309


Type: Part-time or Summer Internship (work schedule may vary by class schedule)

Salary: $20/hr

Qualifications & Skills:

  • GPA of at least 3.25 on a 4.0 scale
  • Excellent in Writing and Research
  • Drafting pleadings and briefs for filing with administrative bodies, district courts, and appellate courts
  • Organizing files for criminal, district court, or administration proceedings, including spotting legal and factual issues, related research, and collaborative work with the attorneys in charge
  • If possible, working with the lawyer during hearing preparation and the hearing
  • Research in connection with drafting proposed administrative rules or laws
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, with a diverse group of people
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and thrive in a high volume, deadline-oriented environment
  • Ability to cooperate and communicate with others both verbally and through writing
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to coordinate complex activities, prioritize conflicting demands, and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated accuracy and reliability

Position Status: Open


Job Location(s):  Des Moines, IA 50309; Ames, IA 50010; Iowa City, IA 52240


Type: Part-time or Summer Internship (work schedule may vary by class schedule)

Salary: compensation based on experience

Preferred Majors: Business, Administration, Marketing, Accounting, Public Relations, and Journalism

Primary Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Communicate with clients as requested by the attorneys
  • Maintain and organize case files and record-keeping files
  • Provide clerical and administrative backup to Legal Secretary and courthouse offices
  • Perform community outreach and training as needed, including on weekend and evenings
  • Assist with advertising and marketing promotional activities including social media, mobile, mail, e-mail, web, telemarketing, and print
  • Perform all bookkeeping and day to day accounting tasks
  • Perform all data entry of cash receipts and disbursements for accounts
  • Reconcile bank accounts and Record bank deposits for the operating and accounts
  • Assist on firm’s finance functions, human resources, benefits administration, computer and information systems and office and facilities management



Qualifications & Skills:

  • GPA of at least 3.25 on a 4.0 scale
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, Bilingual is a plus
  • Highly professional, enthusiastic attitude with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • High level of initiative and responsibility
  • Advanced analytical, problem-solving, interpersonal
  • Ability to organize myriad projects and resources
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows software, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Energetic and team-orientated attitude, with an exceptional eye for detail


Please email your cover letter, resume, writing sample, and references to yang@causeyyelawinternational.com
Equal Opportunity Employer


Position Status: Open

Job Location(s):  Des Moines, IA 50309; Ames, IA 50010; Iowa City, IA 52240

Type: Full-time/Part-time

Salary: compensation based on experience

Primary Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Conduct legal research and writing:
    • Draft correspondence, pleadings, motions, and discovery;
    • File pleadings on behalf of the attorneys and coordinate service of process in all cases;
    • Draft and serve subpoenas;
    • Communicate with clients as requested by the attorneys, including but not limited to working with clients to provide discovery responses or prepare for court
  • Maintain the litigation calendar, including calendaring of court dates, litigation deadlines, and discovery deadlines
  • Maintain and organize case files and record-keeping files
  • Provide clerical and administrative backup to Legal Secretary and courthouse offices
  • Accompany clients to court for civil and criminal proceedings
  • Conduct follow-up surveys and research inquiries regarding the efficacy of representation service
  • Perform community outreach and training as needed, including on weekend and evenings
  • Develop and maintain liaisons with community, criminal justice system and other agencies
  • Other duties as assigned


Qualifications & skills:

  • Paralegal degree or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge, skills and ability to assist in Criminal cases and Family law cases
  • Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with individuals of diverse backgrounds, including clients, House of Ruth staff, and members of the community
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks at one time
  • Computer literate (MS Word, internet, email)
  • Demonstrates knowledge of paralegal practices and procedures by completing tasks and performing legal research and writing assigned correctly and on a timely basis
  • Ability to formulate, plan and organize multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to master information technology by accurately inputting and retrieving information from the computer for data entry, word processing, e-mailing, and other functions in a timely manner
  • Ability to meet outreach goals as set by the Firm Manager 
  • Demonstrates the ability to work in a fast-paced environment by meeting goals and objectives as set by the Firm Manager. 
  • Ability to perform other duties as assigned by the Firm Manager
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check



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