Writing Competitions

Best Brief Competition

Laura E. Schroeder is the winner of the 2016 Best Brief Competition.  Jonathon Davies is the runner-up in the competition.  Other finalists are Claire Dennis, Dustin Page, and Chelsea Wilfong.  Congratulations to these great legal writers!

Other Writing Competitions (arranged by deadline for entry; only the top prize is listed) 

December 1, 2016 - ACCFSL Writing Competition - (consumer financial services); $2,500.

December 2, 2016 - Center for Alcohol Policy Essay Contest - (Why do the states regulate various types of alcohol in different ways?); $2,500.

January 2, 2017 - Mollie & Paul Hill Student Writing Competition - (Discuss ways in which the medical and legal professions may work together to address the problem of excessive, unnecessary, wasteful, and inefficient provision of medical services in the U.S.); $250.

January 4, 2017 - GRAMMY Foundation Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition - (essay with a proposed solution on a compelling legal issue confronting the music industry); $5,000 and a free trip to the GRAMMY Awards.

January 13, 2017 - Pacific Legal Foundation Writing Competition - (discuss 1 of 4 specific questions from the foundation); $5,000.

January 31, 2017 - American Indian Law Review Writing Competition - (any issue concerning American Indian law or indigenous peoples); $1,000 and publication in the American Indian Law Review.

February 1, 2017 - Hofstra Law School Family Law Writing Competition - (any area of family law); $500.

February 5, 2017 -Elliot A. Spoon Business Law Writing Competition - (business or securities law); $500 and publication in the Journal of Business & Securities Law.

March 3, 2017 - Trandafir International Business Writing Competition - (any topic of international business); $2,000.

June 15, 2017 - College of Labor and Employment Lawyers Writing Competition - (issues related to public or private sector labor and/or employment law relevant to the American labor and employment bar); $3,000.

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