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Writing Competitions

Below is a list of student writing competitions. Click on the column header to sort by that column. For more information on a particular competition, click on its title.

Title Topic Deadline
Google Search for 2014 Legal Writing Competitions Various
ABA Student Writing Competitions Various
SCLPL 2015 Ed Mendrzycki Essay Contest Lawyers' Professional Liabilities 2/20/2015 
Interleges Award 2015 Writing Competition Human Rights Violations  3/20/2015
Elliot A. Spoon Business Law Writing Competition Business or Securities Law  2/15/2015
LCCHP 2015 Student Writing Competition Cultural Heritage Law 6/29/2015 
AVMA, AKC, CFA and AHI Animal Law Writing Contest Animal Law  2/15/2015
National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees Annual Law Student Writing Competition  Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Code 4/30/2015 
College of Labor and Employment Lawyers/ABA Annual Law Student Writing Competition 2014-2015 U.S Labor and Employment Law 5/15/2015
American College of Employee Benefits Counsel law Student Writing Contest Employee Benefits Law  6/02/2015 
2015 Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition Women and the Law  5/01/2015 
University of Pennsylvania Law Review Public Interest Essay Competition  Social Interest & the Public Interest 6/22/2015
International Humanitarian Law Student Writing Competition International Humanitarian Law  10/7/2015 
2015 American Inns of Court Warren E. Burger Prize  Legal Excellence, Civility, Ethics & Professionalism  7/1/2015 
IADC 2015 Legal Writing Contest

Defense or Management of the Defense of Civil Litigation

5/15/2015 
The Judge John R. Brown Scholarship Foundation Excellence in Legal Writing   Any Legal Subject  8/21/2015