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 5pm the last day of the month National Law Review 2017 Law Student Writing Competition

Deadline March 31, 2017 LSAC 2017 Diversity Writing Competition

Deadline April 28, 2017  Howard C. Schwab Memorial Essay Contest: ABA Section of Family Law

Deadline May 19, 2017 Andrew P. Vance Memorial Writing Competition

Deadline July 1, 2017 American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section 2017 William W. Greenhalgh Student Writing Competition