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Section News: 2020 Excellence In Writing Awards

2020 Excellence In Writing Awards: The editors of Probate & Property are pleased to announce the winners of the magazine’s 2020 Excellence in Writing Awards:

2020 Excellence In Writing Awards

The editors of Probate & Property are pleased to announce the winners of the magazine’s 2020 Excellence in Writing Awards:

Best Practical Use Article

Real Property

Risky Drafting: Practical Tips for Lease Liability Insurance Requirements
By Marie A. Moore and Charles E. Comiskey (July/August)

Trust & Estate

Making Lemonade out of Lemons: Estate Planning Opportunities in a Low Interest Rate Environment
By Anna Katherine Moody and Emily A. Plocki (September/October)

Best Cutting-Edge Articles

Real Property

Hurricanes and the National Flood Insurance Program: Is Congress Paying Attention?
By Robin Kundis Craig (May/June)

Trust & Estate

Tilting the Litigation Playing Field under the Uniform Trust Code: The Availability of Temporary Injunctive Relief in Trustee Removal Actions
By Julian C. Zebot and Evan A. Nelson (May/June)

Best Overall Articles

Real Property

Capture or Convert
By Tara Righetti, John Smith, and Bruce M. Kramer (September/October)

Trust & Estate

Life Insurance: What Attorneys and Trustees Should Know
By Bruce A. Tannahill and Melisa Seyhun (November/December)

Best Law Practice Management Article

The Future Is Now: eClosings and a Lawyer’s Ethical Obligations
By Orlando Lucero (September/October)

All articles published in Probate & Property during the current year will be eligible for the 2021 Excellence in Writing Awards. Any author interested in submitting an article should contact either Michael Sneeringer or Brent Shaffer at the addresses listed on page 3. The magazine’s “Memorandum for Authors” is posted on the ABA website at https://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/ administrative/real_property_trust_estate/publications-magazine-memo-for-authors.pdf.