Friday, November 21, 2008
Tax Writing Contest - $1,500 + travel to D.C. - January 15, 2009 deadline
The Federal Bar Association Section of Taxation hosts an annual writing competition and invites law school students to participate. All full-time law students currently seeking a juris doctor at an accredited law school are eligible to enter the competition. In addition, all full-time law students currently seeking an LLM at an accredited law school are eligible. Students may submit any original, unpublished, paper concerning federal income taxation. Please share this opportunity with interested persons.
Papers must be no longer than twenty pages (double spaced, twelve point font, and one inch margins) and must be postmarked by January 15, 2009 or e-mailed by 11:59 p.m. on January 15, 2009. Additionally, each student must sign and return the attached warranty (a .pdf copy by e-mail is acceptable). If mailing submissions, please use the following address: Federal Bar Association, Section of Taxation Attn: Writing Competition, 1220 N. Fillmore Street, Suite 444, Arlington, VA 22201.
If e-mailing submissions, please e-mail to Adrienne Woolley at firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line “Writing Competition.” Two winning papers will be selected by the Officers of the Federal Bar Association Section of Taxation.
The author of the First Prize paper will receive:
(i) A $1,500 cash prize;
(ii) A trip to the FBA’s Annual Tax Law Conference in Washington, DC on March 6, 2009 (value not to exceed $700), where the First Prize winner will be presented with a Commemorative Plaque; and
(iii) The First Prize paper may be published in the Tax Section quarterly newsletter.
The author of the Second Prize paper will receive:
(i) A $750 cash prize;
(ii) A Commemorative Plaque;
(iii) The Second Place article may be published in the Tax Section quarterly newsletter.
We welcome wide participation in this writing competition. If you have any questions please contact us at the phone numbers or e-mails listed below.
Teresa Dondlinger Trissell
Edward L. Froelich
For more information, click: here.
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