WRITING AND ADVOCACY COMPETITIONS

2017 Judge John R. Brown Award for Excellence in Legal Writing

The Judge John R. Brown Scholarship Foundation is pleased to announce the twenty-fourth annual Brown Award. The Award is in recognition of Excellence in Legal Writing in American Law Schools. Any law student currently enrolled in an accredited law school […]

The American College of Employee Benefits Counsel Thirteenth Annual Employee Benefits Writing Prize

SUBJECT: Any topic in the field of employee benefits law. OPEN TO: Any J.D. and graduate (L.L.M. or S.J.D.) law students enrolled at any time between August 15, 2016 and August 15, 2017. SUBMIT BY: June 1, 2017 UP TO […]

The ABA SEER 2017 Public Land and Resources Law Student Writing Competition

This Competition is sponsored by Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources of the American Bar Association. The goal of the Competition is to encourage law students to become involved in the Section. It is also intended to attract students to […]

Endangered Species 2017 Law Student Writing Competition

The Endangered Species Committee of the ABA Law Student Writing Prize: The author of the article deemed best by a panel of judges will receive a $1,000 cash prize; the second place winner will receive a $750 cash prize; and the third place […]

The Warren E. Burger Prize

The American Inns of Court Warren E. Burger Prize is a writing competition designed to promote scholarship in the areas of professionalism, ethics, civility, and excellence.   You are invited to submit an original, unpublished essay of 10,000-20,000 words on […]

2017 Bruce M. Stargatt Legal Ethics Writing Competition

This writing competition is made possible by an initial generous gift to the Delaware Bar Foundation from Mrs. Barbara Stargatt and her family in memory of her late husband, Bruce M. Stargatt. Bruce was a distinguished Delaware lawyer who, among […]

2017 Chicago-Kent College of Law / Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize

Entries will be accepted through July 1, 2017, for the Chicago-Kent College of Law / Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize, a scholarly writing competition that honors an outstanding article or book on a topic exploring the tension between civil […]

Employee Benefits Writing Prize

The American College of Employee Benefits Counsel’s Employee Benefits Writing Prize   SUBJECT: Any topic in the field of employee benefits law. OPEN TO: Any J.D. and graduate (L.L.M. or S.J.D.) law students enrolled at any time between August 15, […]

2017 Chicago-Kent College of Law / Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize

Entries will be accepted through July 1, 2017, for the Chicago-Kent College of Law / Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize, a scholarly writing competition that honors an outstanding article or book on a topic exploring the tension between civil […]

IADC Legal Writing Contest 2017

All J.D. candidates currently enrolled in accredited law schools are eligible to participate in the IADC Legal Writing Contest. Entrants must write on subjects in the fields of tort law, insurance law, civil procedure, evidence or other areas of the […]

2017 Judge John R. Brown Award for Excellence in Legal Writing

The Judge John R. Brown Scholarship Foundation is pleased to announce the twenty-fourth annual Brown Award. The Award is in recognition of Excellence in Legal Writing in American Law Schools. Any law student currently enrolled in an accredited law school […]

The Warren E. Burger Prize

The American Inns of Court Warren E. Burger Prize is a writing competition designed to promote scholarship in the areas of professionalism, ethics, civility, and excellence.   You are invited to submit an original, unpublished essay of 10,000-20,000 words on […]

2017 Bruce M. Stargatt Legal Ethics Writing Competition

This writing competition is made possible by an initial generous gift to the Delaware Bar Foundation from Mrs. Barbara Stargatt and her family in memory of her late husband, Bruce M. Stargatt. Bruce was a distinguished Delaware lawyer who, among […]

2017 Judge John R. Brown Award for Excellence in Legal Writing

The Judge John R. Brown Scholarship Foundation is pleased to announce the twenty-fourth annual Brown Award. The Award is in recognition of Excellence in Legal Writing in American Law Schools. Any law student currently enrolled in an accredited law school […]

2017 Chicago-Kent College of Law / Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize

Entries will be accepted through July 1, 2017, for the Chicago-Kent College of Law / Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize, a scholarly writing competition that honors an outstanding article or book on a topic exploring the tension between civil […]

IADC Legal Writing Contest 2017

All J.D. candidates currently enrolled in accredited law schools are eligible to participate in the IADC Legal Writing Contest. Entrants must write on subjects in the fields of tort law, insurance law, civil procedure, evidence or other areas of the […]

The Warren E. Burger Prize

The American Inns of Court Warren E. Burger Prize is a writing competition designed to promote scholarship in the areas of professionalism, ethics, civility, and excellence.   You are invited to submit an original, unpublished essay of 10,000-20,000 words on […]

2017 Tannenwald Writing Competition

Sponsored by the Theodore Tannenwald, Jr. Foundation for Excellence in Tax Scholarship and The American College of Tax Counsel Named for the late Tax Court Judge Theodore Tannenwald, Jr., and designed to perpetuate his dedication to legal scholarship of the […]

2017 Bruce M. Stargatt Legal Ethics Writing Competition

This writing competition is made possible by an initial generous gift to the Delaware Bar Foundation from Mrs. Barbara Stargatt and her family in memory of her late husband, Bruce M. Stargatt. Bruce was a distinguished Delaware lawyer who, among […]

The ABA SEER 2017 Public Land and Resources Law Student Writing Competition

This Competition is sponsored by Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources of the American Bar Association. The goal of the Competition is to encourage law students to become involved in the Section. It is also intended to attract students to […]

2017 Judge John R. Brown Award for Excellence in Legal Writing

The Judge John R. Brown Scholarship Foundation is pleased to announce the twenty-fourth annual Brown Award. The Award is in recognition of Excellence in Legal Writing in American Law Schools. Any law student currently enrolled in an accredited law school […]

The Warren E. Burger Prize – Writing Competition

The American Inns of Court Warren E. Burger Prize is a writing competition designed to promote scholarship in the areas of professionalism, ethics, civility, and excellence.   You are invited to submit an original, unpublished essay of 10,000-20,000 words on […]

2017 Chicago-Kent College of Law / Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize

Entries will be accepted through July 1, 2017, for the Chicago-Kent College of Law / Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize, a scholarly writing competition that honors an outstanding article or book on a topic exploring the tension between civil […]

IADC Legal Writing Contest 2017

All J.D. candidates currently enrolled in accredited law schools are eligible to participate in the IADC Legal Writing Contest. Entrants must write on subjects in the fields of tort law, insurance law, civil procedure, evidence or other areas of the […]

2017 Bruce M. Stargatt Legal Ethics Writing Competition

This writing competition is made possible by an initial generous gift to the Delaware Bar Foundation from Mrs. Barbara Stargatt and her family in memory of her late husband, Bruce M. Stargatt. Bruce was a distinguished Delaware lawyer who, among […]

2017 Chicago-Kent College of Law / Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize

Entries will be accepted through July 1, 2017, for the Chicago-Kent College of Law / Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize, a scholarly writing competition that honors an outstanding article or book on a topic exploring the tension between civil […]

The Warren E. Burger Prize

The American Inns of Court Warren E. Burger Prize is a writing competition designed to promote scholarship in the areas of professionalism, ethics, civility, and excellence.   You are invited to submit an original, unpublished essay of 10,000-20,000 words on […]

2017 Judge John R. Brown Award for Excellence in Legal Writing

The Judge John R. Brown Scholarship Foundation is pleased to announce the twenty-fourth annual Brown Award. The Award is in recognition of Excellence in Legal Writing in American Law Schools. Any law student currently enrolled in an accredited law school […]

Notre Dame Law School Smith-Doheny Legal Ethics Writing Competition

Notre Dame Law School sponsors an annual writing competition on the topic of legal ethics.  All students with an interest in legal ethics are invited and encouraged to participate.   A prize of $2,500 will be awarded for one winning […]

The ABA SEER 2017 Public Land and Resources Law Student Writing Competition

This Competition is sponsored by Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources of the American Bar Association. The goal of the Competition is to encourage law students to become involved in the Section. It is also intended to attract students to […]