Monday, September 1, 2008

Andrew King, UA Law Grad Won $5,000 in the 2007 Levit Essay Contest

It wasn't that long ago that one of our own students entered and won one national writing competition and placed in another. Andrew King's winning essay is posted at the Levit Essay Contest's winning entrants page. The Levit Essay focuses on essays written in response to a hypothetical focused on professional responsibility issue. Watch the Levit Essay Contest page for the 2008-09 opportunity to win a $5,000 prize and travel to the professional responsibility conference.

From our law school's web site archive:

Andrew King, a third-year University of Arkansas School of Law student, won the national 2007 Levit Essay Contest. He will be presented with a prize at the Spring National Legal Malpractice Conference in Washington, D.C. this month.

The contest is organized by the Standing Committee on Lawyers' Professional Liability of the American Bar Association, and the essay contest dealt with lawyer liability issues. King will receive a $5,000 prize and a trip to the conference.

King was also named a finalist in a legal research and writing contest sponsored by the National Center for Nonsmokers' Rights. King will attend the Fourth World Conference on Nonsmokers' Rights in Washington, D.C., April 6 to 8. A winner will be named at the conference, with a first-place prize of $5,000 and cash prizes for second and third places.

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