Tuesday, January 6, 2009

NAELA Student Elder Law Writing Competition opens March 1

The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys is pleased to present the Fourth Annual NAELA Elder Law Writing Competition offering a $1,500 cash prize for the best article submitted. The winner will be honored at a national NAELA conference in Fall 2009 and, in addition to the $1,500 cash award, will receive up to $1,000 for travel and meeting-related expenses. The second place winner receives $1,000 cash, and the third place winner receives $500 cash.

The top eight articles will be published in the NAELA Student Journal, an annual publication, and may also be considered for publication in the NAELA Journal. The top eight authors will receive a complimentary one-year student membership to NAELA. This competition is open to all students in good standing who attend a U.S. law school. To view previous editions of the NAELA Student Journal, visit your local law library.

All entries must be submitted electronically between March 1, 2009 and June 1, 2009 to
mewhinka@wfu.edu. Winners will be announced August 14, 2009. A confirmation e-mail will be sent within 72 hours after receipt of your article. Please include the following
information in the body of the e-mail:

(1) title (2) date submitted for academic credit (if applicable), (3) name, (4) law school, (5) year of graduation, (6) mailing addresses, telephone number, and e-mail addresses for future contact.

For more information visit:  http://www.naela.com/pdffiles 2009WritingCompetitionflyerfinal.pdf


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