Karen Candreva wins 2005 Burton Award for Legal Achievement
NEW YORK — May 15, 2005 — Karen Candreva, partner in Arent Fox's Real Estate Group in New York City, has been selected as a recipient of the 2005 Burton Award for Legal Achievement.
The award recognizes clear, concise writing in the legal field. Ms. Candreva's winning article, "Trends in Real Estate and Title Insurance: Navigating in the Suspended World of Fee Above-a-Plane Transactions," was published in the New York Law Journal.
Now in their sixth year, the Burton Awards honor the nation's finest legal writers based on submissions from the top 600 law firms in the country. The awards were established by William C. Burton to reward effective legal writing. The honorees are chosen by a board of scholars from Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania, among others, a judge and a legal-writing specialist.
The 2005 Burton Awards Program will be held in the Great Hall of the Library of Congress on June 6. Chris Matthews, host of MSNBC's "Hardball with Chris Matthews," will be the featured speaker.
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