The editors of Probate & Property are pleased to announce the winners of the magazine’s 2006 Excellence in Writing Awards:  

BEST PRACTICAL USE ARTICLES

Real Property

Insuring Tenant Alterations

By Sidney G. Saltz (January/February)

Probate & Trust

Nuts and Bolts of “Covered Opinions” Under Circular 230

By Edward M. Manigault and Steve R. Akers (March/April)

 

BEST CUTTING EDGE ARTICLES

Real Property

Retail Store Size-cap Ordinances:

Legitimate Land Use Regulations or Unconstitutional Economic Protectionism?

By Brannon P. Denning (July/August)

Probate & Trust

Tax Planners—Beware of Patented Estate Planning Techniques!

By Dennis I. Belcher and Dana G. Fitzsimons Jr. (November/December)

 

BEST OVERALL ARTICLES

Real Property

Kelo v. City of New London Symposium

Including articles by Alice M. Noble-Allgire, David L. Callies, James W. Ely Jr.,

Steven J. Eagle, James C. Smith, and Thomas W. Merrill (January/February)

Probate & Trust

Coordinating Retirement Accounts with Estate Planning 101

(What Every Estate Planner Needs to Know)

By Keith A. Herman (January/February)

 

BEST TECHNOLOGY/LAW PRACTICE MANAGEMENT ARTICLE

When Disaster Strikes: Disaster Planning for Lawyers

By Laura Walker Plunkett, Walter F. Wolf III, and Kathryn M. Knight (September/October)

 

DON’T FORGET . . .

The 2007 Excellence in Writing Awards are currently in process. All articles published in Probate & Property during the current year will be eligible for the 2007 awards. Any author interested in submitting an article should contact either Tom Featherston or Michael Glazerman at the addresses listed on page 3. The magazine’s “Memorandum for Authors” is available on the Section web site, from the editors, or on page 64 of this issue.

 

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