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Announcing the Winner of the Bruce M. Stargatt Legal Ethics Writing Competition…….

Michelle Streifthau-Livizos was awarded $3,000 on October 13th at the Office and Trial Practice Seminar.  Michelle is a 3rd year law student at Drexel University.  Streifthau-Livizos won the national competition for her essay, “Can A Judge and a Lawyer Be ‘Friends’?”  She plans to work for Morris Nichols Arsht and Tunnell following her graduation. In addition to the monetary prize, her essay will be printed in an upcoming issue of Delaware Lawyer.

Thank you to all the writers who submitted essays to the competition.  Second and third place prizes were awarded to Meredith McBride and Alyssa Rodriguez respectively.