2016 Rhode Island Bar Journal Lauren E. Jones, Esq. Writing Award

06/27/2016 - Established in 1986, Rhode Island Bar Journal Lauren E. Jones, Esq. Writing Award authors are selected on the basis of: 1) presentation clarity; grammar; organization and need for editorial revisions; 2) article interest and information presentation; 3) information usefulness for the practice of law, presentation of an important legal issue and timeliness; and 4) accuracy and depth of research and information provided.



Mark B. Heffner, Esq., practicing from the law offices of Heffner & Associates, in Warwick, received the 2016 Rhode Island Bar Journal Lauren E. Jones, Esq. Writing Award for his article, The Evolution of Rhode Island Guardianship Law, published in the Rhode Island Bar Journal: Volume 64, Number 6, May/June, 2016.

The Editors and Editorial Board of the Rhode Island Bar Journal congratulate Mark Heffner and strongly encourage all Rhode Island Bar Association members to read the Article Selection Criteria included in every issue of the Rhode Island Bar Journal. Based on those guidelines, please submit articles for consideration to: Rhode Island Bar Journal Editor Frederick D.Massie via email: fmassie@ribar.com. For information, telephone 401-421-5740.

As a reminder, Attorney Heffner’s article, and the full contents of Rhode Island Bar Journals from the July/August 2009 issue forward, are available and may be viewed online and down-loaded, by clicking on the Bar Journal icon on the Bar’s website Home page. Mark Heffner’s and other past Bar Journal articles, may also be accessed through Casemaker, the free-to-Bar-mem-bers, 24/7, online law library on the Bar’s web site.