First place: $ 5,000 and publication in the ACTEC Law Journal.
Second place: $ 3,000, online publication on ACTEC’s website;
Third place: $ 1,000, online publication on ACTEC’s website.
Plus potential honorable mention awards.
Area and Topics: The paper must relate to the area of trusts and estates, broadly defined. Any one or more of the following topics are appropriate for discussion:
Fiduciary Income Taxation
Estate Planning and Drafting
Substantive Laws for the Gratuitous Transmission of Property
Wealth Transfer Taxation (Estate, Gift and GST Tax)
Deadline for submission: The submission must be received on or before June 15, 2017. An otherwise eligible submission will be considered as part of any 2018 writing competition if it is received after June 15, 2017 and before June 15, 2018 by a law student who was in good standing at an ABA-accredited law school within the United States or its possessions law at the time the paper was submitted.