Daniel L. Real
Assistant Professor of Law
Daniel L. Real is a 1995 graduate, magna cum laude, of Creighton University School of Law, where he served on the Creighton Law Review and the Domestic Moot Court Board and was a member of Phi Delta Phi; and a 1993 graduate, magna cum laude, of Creighton University School of Business Administration.
Mr. Real has served as a career judicial staff attorney for the Nebraska Court of Appeals since 1995. He has been teaching in the Legal Writing and Lawyering Skills program at Creighton Law since 1999. He is a member of the Legal Writing Institute, a national organization of legal writing and skills instructors, and serves on the LWI website committee as the liaison for regional and national legal writing and skills conferences. He has been the coach for Creighton School of Law's third year National Moot Court Teams since the 2008-2009 academic year.
Mr. Real is the author of Daniel L. Real, Appellate Practice in Nebraska: A Thorough, Though Not Exhaustive, Primer in How To Do It and How To Be More Effective, 39 Creighton L.Rev. 29 (2005); Daniel L. Real, Appellate Practice in Nebraska: A Primer, The Nebraska Lawyer Magazine, July 2006, at 5; Hon. John F. Irwin and Daniel L. Real, Thoughts About Enriching Judicial Independence by Improving the Retention Vote Phase of Appointive Selection Systems, 43 Ct. Rev. 60 (2006); Hon. John F. Irwin and Daniel L. Real, Enriching Judicial Independence: Seeking to Improve the Retention Vote Phase of an Appointive Selection System, 34 Fordham Urb. L.J. 453 (2007); Hon. John F. Irwin and Daniel L. Real, Unconscious Influences on Judicial Decision-Making: The Illusion of Objectivity, 42 McGeorge L.Rev. 1 (2010). He is also the co-author of David A. Domina and Daniel L. Real, The Insider's Guide to the Nebraska Appellate Courts, a chapter on appellate practice in Nebraska for a forthcoming book published by the American Bar Association; and a forthcoming article for the University of Nebraska Law Review concerning implicit bias in the field of employment law. In addition to these publications, he was a presenter at the Washburn School of Law Symposium, The Art of Advocacy: Writing to Win, March 9-10, 2007, and presented the Institute for Paralegal Education seminar, Legal Drafting Tips for Paralegals: Pleadings, Motions and Briefs, October 2008.