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 January 18, 2016
California State Bar Real Property Law Section Journal Law Student Writing Competition
Deadline October 7, 2015
International Humanitarian Law Student Writing Competition
Applicants can submit an unlimited number of entries each month
National Law Review Law Student Writing Competition
Deadline September 18, 2015
James E. Beckley Writing Competition
Deadline December 01, 2015
American College of Consumer Financial Services
Deadline December 31, 2015
Legal Blog Post Writing Contest