Above The Legislation’s 14th Annual Vacation Card Contest

happy holidays card contest 2018It’s probably the most fantastic time of the 12 months (all issues thought of). With Biglaw bonuses about to start, the vacation season will quickly be off to an incredible begin. Now that we’re formally residing in a “publish”-COVID world, legislation agency vacation events are prone to be held in actual life, however all the celebrations and hefty paychecks pale compared to what’s about to get underway: Above the Legislation’s fourteenth annual vacation card contest. We’ve already obtained a number of emails asking about when this 12 months’s contest would begin. The reply: It begins in the present day.

We’re a authorized web site, so in fact there are some guidelines to comply with:

1. As a result of we’re dedicated to the surroundings right here at Breaking Media, we are going to take into account ONLY E-CARDS. Please don’t ship us paper vacation playing cards through snail mail this 12 months — the Above the Legislation editorial workforce hasn’t been in our bodily workplace a lot since March 2020.

2. To submit an e-card, please electronic mail both a hyperlink to the cardboard or the cardboard itself (as an attachment) — however observe that WE PREFER LINKS, if obtainable — to tips@abovethelaw.com, topic line: “Vacation Card Contest.” The topic line is essential as a result of it’s how we are going to comb by means of our inbox to gather the entries when choosing finalists. In case you don’t use the proper topic line, count on a lump of coal in your stocking.

3. Please restrict submissions to vacation / Christmas playing cards that you simply view as WORTHY CONTENDERS. We’re in search of playing cards which are unusually intelligent, humorous, or cool; we’re not enthusiastic about playing cards which are secure or boring (e.g., a ravishing winter panorama, a “Completely satisfied Holidays 2022,” and the legislation agency identify). We’re looking for playing cards with some angle, with that further je ne sais quoi. In case you ship us a banal card, don’t be stunned if we make enjoyable of it.

4. In your electronic mail, please embody a BRIEF EXPLANATION of why this card is compelling — a proof that we MIGHT QUOTE FROM in case your nominee makes the finals (if you wish to be nameless, tell us). In case you can’t supply a proof, please rethink whether or not the cardboard is a worthy contender (see rule #3, supra).

5. The deadline for submissions is three weeks from in the present day: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, at 11:59 p.m. (New York time). No exceptions. In case you’re studying this publish after the deadline, then you definately don’t learn Above the Legislation steadily sufficient.

We sit up for your submissions. Thanks, and joyful holidays!

Staci ZaretskyStaci Zaretsky is a senior editor at Above the Legislation, the place she’s labored since 2011. She’d love to listen to from you, so please be happy to email her with any suggestions, questions, feedback, or critiques. You may comply with her on Twitter or join together with her on LinkedIn.