The Hope Law Firm is seeking to fill two attorney positions. First, an attorney to join the firm's family law practice group in West Des Moines. Second, an attorney to practice in the area of probate / estate planning / real estate in our downtown Des Moines or West Des Moines office.
Candidates should demonstrate excellent analytical and communication skills, possess a proven track record of success, and be able to manage a demanding docket of client matters. Prior li... read more
Summer Associate Program
The candidate will team with an attorney who serves as an assignment coordinator. Handle assignments from attorneys throughout the firm, to explore different areas of the firm's practice and ensuring that they are able to work with a variety of attorneys. Will attend, for example, client interviews, depositions, trials, mediations, bankruptcy hearings, administrative hearings, alternative dispute resolution procedures, closings, and negotiations.
The associate will be given challenging assignments that reflect work typically done by junior associates. Lawyers at all levels work closely with summer associate and is involved in the cases and transactions on which they are working. Attend client meetings, help to prepare witnesses for their testimony at trial, and to attend depositions, hearings and trials.
Senior Compliance Analyst
The candidate will support the Registered Investment Advisor and Broker Dealer in monitoring various compliance aspects of operations. Will keep abreast of legislative and regulatory changes and make policy or procedure recommendations for records of the broker dealer. May assist the affected business units in implementing changes to policy or procedure. May audit and evaluate current policies, procedures, and documentation for compliance with law...
The candidate will fill out an application form to be submitted to the Office of Professional Responsibility. Obtain necessary certifications from states other than Iowa in which the attorney has been licensed. Will providing advice to clients, representing in court, drafting documents. Provides services under the general supervision of **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. and may perform the same types of activities that an active attorney can perform including advising clients, prepa...
Law Student or Legal Assistant Internships
Legal intern will work closely with the attorneys and help with preparing immigration forms, gathering documents and legal research.
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Legal Secretary III
The candidate under limited supervision, performs senior level legal secretarial and administrative duties for a Staff Counsel office. Maintains working knowledge of legal concepts, practices, and Staff Counsel procedures applicable by jurisdiction. Prepares pleadings, routine motions, notices, jury demands, routine discovery, and correspondence of a non-dictated nature, within the case management system, for attorney review and signature. Manages and m...
Law Student Intern
The intern will work closely with the Senior Advisor and Executive Director, both attorneys, and will be integrally involved in the process of preparing legal content for the website, as well as researching and preparing materials regarding cutting-edge workplace issues, for blogs, action alerts, and other web-based communications. Experience in employment law is preferred. Should be strongly interested in protecting the rights of workers. Must have exce...
Responsibilities: Work as a professional assistant in the department. Specific work areas may include: Investments (residential, commercial & securities); Corporate; Legislative/Regulatory; Products (group, individual, pension); Debtor/Creditor and Tax; Exam coordination; Government compliance. Manages complex projects with a high degree of independence and initiative. Approves guidelines and procedures, directs negotiations, advance strategies and promot...
Law Student Intern/Volunteer
The intern will be interviewing and advising clients. Intern will be organizing files. Conducting legal research. Drafting letters and papers. Conducting, observing and participating in court and administrative hearings. Currently attending an ABA accredited law school are considered. Must have good organizational, research and writing skills. Able to easily use computers (Web browsing, word processing, and file management) is required. Must be...