Virginia Koerselman Newman

Virginia Koerselman Newman

Virginia Koerselman Newman Esq. graduated from the Creighton University School of Law and practiced for many years in banking and commercial litigation in Omaha, NE before she “attempted” to retire in South Carolina. Before law school, Koerselman Newman worked as a paralegal for a number of years and was the first CLA in the state of Nebraska. She was a professor in and the director of the paralegal program at Metropolitan Community College in Omaha from 1987 to 2008. Koerselman Newman is a frequent speaker at seminars and workshops and has authored, co-authored, and edited several paralegal texts, study guides, and instructor manuals. She developed the content and is the principal author of the courses at Nala and teaches communications, legal research, estates, and legal analysis. KoerselmanNewman has spent the last 40 years teaching as, with, and for paralegals.

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Guest Appearances
September 23, 2015

Research and Writing Your Way to a Better Paralegal Career

The National Association of Legal Assistants 40th Annual Convention featured a three-day Essential Skills Institute for paralegals. The institute focused on effective legal research, written communication, and judgement and legal analysis. Any...

January 13, 2015

Why Writing Skills are Necessary for Paralegals

Paralegals and paralegal students often have difficulty developing their writing skills to the level expected from legal industry. The legal professionals rely heavily on both verbal and written communication, and writing is...