Law Student Writing Contest
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 and 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 Cynthia Dickmann at Cynthia.Dickmann@americanbar.org. 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 19 - 22, 2009 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.