Other Writing Competitions (arranged by deadline for entry; only the top prize is listed)
Feb. 19, 2016 - Mendrzycki Professional Liability Essay Contest (based on a specific hypothetical from the ABA website); $5,000
Feb. 29, 2016 - Humor and Creativity in Law Competition (up to 2,500 words, original appellate opinion, brief, poem, song, text, article, blog entry, etc.); $500
Mar. 27, 2016 - Common Cause 2016 Gerrymander Standard Writing Competition - (article on gerrymandering); $5,000, publication, and travel expenses to conference.
Apr.1, 2016 - Wolters Kluwer Legal Scholars Program (various areas of law); publication in a Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory Solutions U.S. publication
Apr. 4, 2016 - Constitutional Environmental Law Writing Competition (any topic on the constitutional implications of environmental law); $2,000 and publication.
Apr. 11, 2016 - DISH eDiscovery LR&W Competition (issues about use of technology in civil litigation); $2,500
May 30, 2016 - Intellectual Property Section of the Wisconsin State Bar Writing Competition - (7,500 words on any intellectual property topic); $3,000
June 15, 2016 - ABA Section of Labor & Employment Law Writing Competition (public or private sector labor and/or employment law relevant to the American labor and employment bar); $3,000, publication, and travel to a conference
July 1, 2016 - Tannenwald Tax Law Writing Competition (any federal or state tax-related topic); $5,000