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2010 RPTE Law Student Writing Contest - Deadline is June 18!

The Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section's 2010 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 Cynthia Dickmann at Cynthia.Dickmann@americanbar.org. The deadline for submitting essays is June 18, 2010.

The 2010 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 11-14, at the Charleston Place Hotel in Charleston, S.C. (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. The second place winner will receive $1,500 and the third place winner will receive $1,000. All winners will be announced in Probate & Property, the Section magazine.