Office of Student Affairs

Writing Competitions

This is a compilation of writing competitions about which the University has received information and are posted as a courtesy for students should they wish to participate.

1-800-LAW FIRM

1-800-LAW-FIRM is launching a writing contest on July 1, 2014  challenging law school students to demonstrate with an essay of at least 1,000 words how they would improve the legal system. The grand prize is a $10,000 law school scholarship. Entries will be accepted from Tuesday, July 1, through Sunday, Oct. 5.  The 1-800-LAW FIRM Law School Essay Contest is open to all law students who are at least 18 years of age and who will be enrolled, or will be enrolling, at an accredited United States law school in 2014-2015. Applicants are evaluated based on their essay which must demonstrate how they would improve the legal industry during their career.

Law School Essay Contest 2014-2015

Submission Deadline: October 5, 2014

American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers

ACCFSL 2015 Writing Competition

Submission Deadline: December 1, 2014

CourtCall Award Scholarship Program

Third Annual CourtCall Law School Awards for 2014-2015

Submission Deadline: October 31, 2014

Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Association of Securities and Exchange Commission Alumni, Inc.

Securities Law Writing Competition

Submission Deadline: November 15, 2014

The Grammy Foundation

ITT Chicago-Kent College of Law

Scribes The American Society of Legal Writers

Law-Review-Award Competition

Submission Deadline: January 16, 2015

The College of Labor & Employment Layers & ABA Section of Labor & Employment Law