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 December 1, 2017
Center for Alcohol Policy 10th Annual National Essay Contest

Deadline December 31, 2017
San Diego Defense Lawyers Essay Competition

Deadline April 9, 2018
2017-2018 Henry L. Diamond Constitutional Environmental Law Writing Competition

Deadline July 1, 2018
William W. Greenhalgh Writing Competition