Beverly C. Dureus

Full-time faculty

Clinical Professor of Legal Research, Writing and Advocacy


Dr. Beverly C. 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™.

Areas of Expertise

  • Legal Research, Writing and Advocacy


B.A., Drake University
J.D., Drake Law School
Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary
D.Min., Southern Methodist University 


Legal Research, Writing & Advocacy
Federal Judicial Externship


LESSONS FROM SUCCESSFUL AFRICAN AMERICAN LAWYERS (Hope’s Promise Publishing LLC 2020) (with co-authors)