March 9, 2009
ABA Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Journal Law Student Writing Competition
The following announcement is from the ABA's Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law:
The Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section's 2009 Student Writing Contest is open to all law and LL.M students currently attending an ABA-accredited law school. It is designed to encourage and reward law student writing on real property, trust and estate law subjects of general and current interest. Complete rules as well as the entry form are available online. For more information, please contact Amanda Pauli at email@example.com. The deadline for submitting essays is June 19, 2009.
The 2009 first place winner will receive $2,500 and a one year membership in the RPTE Section. The winner will also receive free round trip airfare and weekend accommodations to attend the RPTE Fall Leadership Meeting, November 19th – 22nd at the St. Regis Hotel in Dana Point, California (valued at approximately $1,000). In addition, the first place winner's essay will be considered for publication in a future issue of the Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Journal and will be announced in Probate & Property, the Section magazine. Both the second and third place winners will be announced in Probate & Property. The second place winner will receive $1,500, and the third place winner will receive $1,000.
The goal of the RPTE student writing contest is to encourage and reward law student writing on real property and trust and estate law subjects of general and current interest. As part of this effort, the Section sponsors the RPTE writing contest, which invites law school students to submit original essays on current topics in the fields. The essay contest is designed to attract students to these law specialties and to encourage scholarship in these areas.
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wow this sounds like a great opportunity! makes me wish i was a law student
Posted by: Awards and Trophies | Aug 19, 2009 2:47:45 AM