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National Association of Women Lawyers 2017 Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition

NAWL established the annual Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition to encourage and reward original law student writing on issues concerning women and the law. The rules for the competition are as follows: Entrants should submit a paper on an issue concerning women’s rights or the status of women in the law. Essays will be […]

Enter The Sovereignty Symposium XXX: Chief Justice John B. Doolin Writing Competition

The Sovereignty Symposium XXX – 2017 will be held at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, June 7 and June 8, 2017.  The Sovereignty Symposium is the foremost legal gathering on Native American law in the world.  It was established to provide a forum in which ideas concerning common legal issues regarding Indian […]

The Law School Admission Council’s Diversity Committee Announces a Writing Competition

The Law School Admission Council’s Diversity Committee Announces a Writing Competition on:  WHY PIPELINE PROGRAMS TARGETING STUDENTS FROM UNDERREPRESENTED RACIAL AND ETHNIC BACKGROUNDS ARE ESSENTIAL TO THE FUTURE OF THE LEGAL PROFESSION  •To Promote Diversity in Law Schools and in the Legal Profession •  The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) is committed to fostering diversity […]

2016-2017 Law Student Writing Competition

The United States Court of Federal Claims Bar Association announces that its annual Law Student Writing Competition for the 2016-2017 academic year is underway. The Court of Federal Claims Bar Association is a non-profit, voluntary bar association made up of nationwide members who practice law in the areas that lie within the specialized jurisdiction of […]

2017 American College of Employee Benefits Counsel 13th 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 TWO PRIZES:  Alvin D. Lurie Memorial Award                $1,500 […]

National Association of Women Lawyers Inaugural YouTube Video Contest

Please join the National Association of Women Lawyers (“NAWL”) as we highlight “Women Lawyers Succeeding!” NAWL invites you to participate in its inaugural YouTube video competition! Submit a two-minute video on “Women Lawyers Succeeding!” that showcases what that phrase means to your group. NAWL will post all submissions that are suitable for posting on its […]

Deadline Approaching: The 19th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition!

The submission deadline for the 19th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition is approaching!  All entries are due by January 4, 2017 at 10am PST (1pm EST). The competition invites law students to write a 3,000 word essay about an issue currently facing the music industry and propose a solution. Winners of the competition have […]

2017 Law Student Legal Writing Competition

This writing competition (“Competition”) is sponsored by the Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law (“Forum”) of the American Bar Association (“ABA”), 321 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654 (the “Sponsor”). The goal of the competition is to encourage law students to become involved in the Forum. It is also intended to attract students […]

AIJA launches the 2017 Best International Future Lawyer Award

After the big success of the 2016 edition, AIJA launches now the Best International Future Lawyer Award 2017. Law students and trainees can win this prestigious award for the best written Essay on The impact of technology on the law and/or on the legal profession. This is a unique opportunity to show law students’ potential to their […]

The National Law Review is Hosting its 2016 Law Student Writing Competition

The National Law Review(NLR) consolidates practice-oriented legal analysis from a variety of sources for easy access by lawyers, paralegals, law students, business executives, insurance professionals, accountants, compliance officers, human resource managers, and other professionals who wish to better understand specific legal issues relevant to their work. The NLR Law Student Writing Competition offers law students […]