• Full-Time Faculty
  • Beverly C. Dureus

  • Senior Lecturer in Law

"The art of good legal writing is re-writing, thus indeed the race is not given to the swift, but to he or she who endures to the end of several rewrites! Always have a response to the question, 'Where are you?' It equips one to properly discern the hierarchy of legal authorities, strategize, relate to one’s audience, and keep one’s ethical compass in check."

  • fulltime Faculty
  • Beverly C. Dureus

  • Senior Lecturer in Law

"The art of good legal writing is re-writing, thus indeed the race is not given to the swift, but to he or she who endures to the end of several rewrites! Always have a response to the question, 'Where are you?' It equips one to properly discern the hierarchy of legal authorities, strategize, relate to one’s audience, and keep one’s ethical compass in check."

Beverly C. Dureus

Senior Lecturer in Law

  • Biography

    • Dr. Duréus served as a judicial clerk intern for Chief Judge William Stuart for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa. Following graduation she worked in civil litigation at Gardere & Wynne, L.L.P. in Dallas, was a shareholder at Chapman & Reese, P.C., and returned to Iowa as an Associate Professor of Law at Drake University where she taught civil procedure, evidence and legal research & writing. She has served as Senior Counsel and the Chair of the Ecclesiastical Section of White & Wiggins, L.L.P. in Dallas since 1994 as a consultant, and is the Founder and President of Katallasso Ministries International™.
  • Education

    • B.A., Drake University
      J.D., Drake Law
      Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary
      D.Min., Perkins School of Theology
  • Courses

    • Legal Research, Writing & Advocacy
      Federal Judicial Externship