Writing Competitions

Writing Competitions

All ABA Scholarship and Competitions

The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers Annual Writing Competition
Topic: Entries should address aspects of public or private sector labor and/or employment law relevant to the American labor and employment bar. Students are encouraged to discuss a public policy issue, practical implications of a leading case or doctrine, a statute or the need for statutory modification, or a common law doctrine.  Articles may address U.S. law, international law of relevance to U.S. labor and employment attorneys, or how a legal topic is treated in states across the country.
Deadline: June 15, 2017

Tannenwald Writing Competition
Topic: any federal or state tax-related topic
Deadline: July 5, 2017

Paul Faherty Writing Competition
Topic: any aspect of Tax Law
Deadline: April each year

NDLS Smith-Doheny Legal Writing Competition
Topic: NDLS sponsors an annual writing competition on the topic of legal ethics
Deadline: April 28, 2017

Howard C. Schwab Memorial Essay Contest
Topic: The subject may be any aspect of family law.
Deadline: April 14, 2017

Law School Admission Council’s 2017 Diversity Writing Competition
Topic: Why Pipeline Programs Targeting Students from Underrepresented Racial and Ethnic Backgrounds Are Essential to the Future of the Legal Profession.
Deadline: March 31, 2017

The Expert Institute’s 2017 Legal Writing Scholarship
Topic: The Expert Institute is offering a $2,000 scholarship for the best legal blog post written by a law student on the topic of expert witnesses.
Deadline: December 31, 2017