National Law Review – 2010 Student Legal Writing Competition

The National Law Review (NLR) is pleased to announce it is accepting submissions for the NLR 2010 Law Student Writing Competition. This competition offers law students the opportunity to submit articles for publication consideration on the NLR Web site.

The NLR consolidates practice-oriented legal analysis from a variety of sources for no-cost, easy access by lawyers, law students, business executives, insurance professionals, accountants, human resource managers, and other businesspeople who wish to better understand specific legal issues relevant to their work.

Winning articles will initially be published online in October and November of 2010. In each of these months, the top two articles chosen will be displayed on the NLR home page. Up to 5 runner-up articles will also be posted in the NLR searchable database for each of these months.

Benefits to entering the contest include the chance to build your resumes and a professional online presence that will help you to stand out to legal industry recruiters in an increasingly competitive job market.

Why Students Should Submit Articles:

  • Students have the opportunity to publicly display their legal knowledge and skills.
  • The student’s photo, biography, and contact information will be posted with each article, allowing for professional recognition and exposure.
  • Winning articles are published alongside articles written by respected attorneys from AMLAW 200 firms and other prominent firms.
  • Student postings will remain in the NLR online database for up to two years, easily accessed by potential employers.

For complete rules and deadlines, please see the Submission Guidelines.  Submission topics and deadlines are as follows:

Month Featured Topic Submission Deadline
October, 2010 Health Care Law September 27, 2010
November, 2010 Labor & Employment Law October 25, 2010