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LyVette E. Newman

Paralegal
LyVette Newman is a certificated paralegal specializing in all phases of estates and trusts. Her comprehensive knowledge of estate planning, corporate formation, business transactions, real estate, probate, estate and trust administration, and estate and trust litigation enables LyVette to efficiently assess client needs and contribute to successful legal outcomes. Highly skilled in the areas of taxation and tax-exempt organizations, LyVette is particularly adept at preparing gift tax returns, fiduciary income tax returns, estate tax returns, and federal and state tax-exempt status applications. She is also skilled in obtaining the appropriate reassessment exclusions which exempts property from being wrongfully reassessed; the analysis and reversal of property tax reassessments; and the appeal of property tax reassessments.

LyVette combines analytical and organizational skills with a  patient, nurturing approach to benefit both the clients and attorneys with whom she works. A perpetual student, she enjoys researching and investigating legal issues. In her free time, LyVette is committed to the arts. She is actively in training for professional competitions in American and International Ballroom and Latin (Rhythm) Dance Sport.
Education

ABA Approved Paralegal Certificate, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, Kansas
Honors: magna cum laude, Dean's List

B.A., Art, University of St. Mary, Leavenworth, Kansas
Honors: Dean's List

Certification
  • National Federation of Paralegal Associations (NFPA)
    • Registered Paralegal
  • National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA)
    • Certified Paralegal