Legal Writing Competitions

Thomas Jefferson School of Law encourages its students to explore and enter a variety of legal writing competitions. Writing competitions are a great way to refine your writing skills and develop your resume. 

The links below lists different writing competitions and associated scholarships for law students. Those interested in writing a scholarly paper can review the list provided for topics and upcoming deadlines. Please contact the sponsor of the contest through the listed URL or email address for details and submission criteria.

Legal Writing Competitions

Deadline May 18, 2018
Andrew P. Vance Memorial Writing Competition

Deadline June 15, 2018
The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law Annual Law Student Writing Competition

Deadline June 30, 2018
Criminal Record Policy Essay Competition and Scholarship

Deadline July 1, 2018
William W. Greenhalgh Writing Competition

Deadline July 9, 2018
2017-2018 ABA Forum on Construction Law Writing Competition