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MLA Newsletter - The Snail

The MLA's newsletter, The Snail, is published 10 times per year and distributed by email to over 900 members, court offices and law associations in the Southwest region.

Advertisers: Are you interested in advertising in The Snail? Prices for ads and the sizes available can be found on our Ad Rates and Dimensions information sheet. There are discounts for 5 and 10 issue commitments.

Please direct all advertising inquiries to

Contributors: The Snail welcomes articles from MLA members. in Word format, along with photos, headshot and headline. 

Length and format: For clarity and readability, we encourage submissions in the range of 200-500 words, with a maximum limit of 1000 words for news and opinions, and a limit of 2000 words for articles on law and legal issues.  At the request of the contributor, any submissions shortened in this way can also be published with a link to the full article to be obtained directly from the author.

Potential topics for submissions include, but are not limited to:
·         News, the promotion of an upcoming event, a review of a past event 
·         Recognition of someone in the legal community 
·         Discussion of a legal issue & case reviews
·         Practice tips
·         Opinion and letters to the editor

The Middlesex Law Association encourages all members to submit their written opinions on the issues facing lawyers in our association. The MLA Newsletter is a platform for the members of the MLA to have their voices heard.   
The statements and opinions contained in the publications in the Snail are solely those of the individual authors and do not reflect those of the MLA or its Trustees. The appearance of advertisements in the Snail publications is not a warranty, endorsement or approval of the products, opinions or services therein.

Please direct all article inquiries to The Snail's editor, Joel Belisle, at

The Deadline for the September 2018 issue is August 25th. 

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