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2014 Law Student Essay Contest

Important Rules & Information: The use of technology in today’s law practice can and does present new challenges and risks for attorneys in small firms, as well as for solo practitioners representing clients involved in litigation. Due to technology, many traditional law practices have now evolved into virtual law practices.  It is important for attorneys […]

The Donald C. Alexander Tax Law Writing Competition – Deadline is January 6, 2014

The Federal Bar Association Section on Taxation sponsors an annual writing competition and invites law students to participate.  The Section on Taxation has recently named the annual competition the Donald C. Alexander Tax Law Writing Competition in honor of former IRS Commissioner (1973-1977) DonAlexander, who passed away in 2009.  Mr. Alexander was a widely admired […]

The 2014 Mollie and Paul Hill Student Writing Competition in Medical-Legal Interprofessional Collaboration – Deadline January 2, 2014

Beginning in 2014, the Florida State University Center for Innovative Collaboration in Medicine and Law, based in both the FSU College of Medicine and the FSU College of Law, will present awards for the outstanding original papers submitted by a law student and a medical student or medical resident in response to a question pertaining […]

The 2014 John Marshall Law School Global Markets Law Writing Competition

The Global Markets Law Journal is pleased to announce the 2014 Global Markets Law Writing Competition. Entries may address any subject that deals with the intersection of financial markets and law. The writing competition is open to JD and LL.M. students at all U.S. law schools. Entries must be the work of a single author […]

The Louis Jackson Memorial National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law

TOPIC: Judges will consider papers on any topic relating to the law governing the workplace, such as employment law, labor law, employee benefits or employment discrimination. REQUIREMENTS & ELIGIBILITY: Entries must be the law student author’s own work and must not be submitted for publication elsewhere. Authors must have completed or be currently taking course […]

The Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship for Law Students – Deadline is January 6, 2014

Banner & Witcoff is proud to offer the Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship for law students. This scholarship is part of Banner & Witcoff’s commitment to fostering the development of intellectual property lawyers from diverse backgrounds. Law students who meet the selection criteria and have entered into a JD program at an ABA-accredited law school […]

GRAMMY Foundation Launches 16th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition

The GRAMMY Foundation has launched its 16th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition, co-sponsored by the American Bar Association. A substantial cash scholarship of $5,000 will be awarded to the author of the winning paper and $1,500 will be awarded to each of the four runners-up. Additionally, each winner will receive airfare, hotel accommodations and […]

The American Bankruptcy Institute Announces The Sixth Annual Bankruptcy Law Student Writing Competition

The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) is pleased to announce the Sixth Annual Bankruptcy Law Student Writing Competition. The competition allows law students to submit papers for the chance to be published in ABI’s magazine, the ABI Journal (read by more than 13,000 professionals monthly) or one of ABI’s committee newsletters, in addition to $4,000 in […]

The American Bar Association Business Law Section Offers Two Opportunities For Law Students

The ABA Business Law Section offers two outstanding initiatives specifically for law students: 2014 Mendes Hershman Student Writing Contest: This highly regarded student writing contest is in its 28th year. Law students writing on a business law subject of general and current interest have the opportunity to win up to $2,500 and a paid trip […]

CPR Professional and Short Article Awards and the Joseph T. McLaughlin Original Student Article or Paper

CPR Institute’s Awards Program honors outstanding scholarship and practical achievement in the field of alternative dispute resolution. Award criteria focuses on processes, techniques, systems, commitment and scholarship which address the resolution, prevention or creative management of major disputes involving public or business institutions between corporations, between government and corporations, or among multiple parties. The review committee […]