Writing Competitions

The American College of Employee Benefits Counsel: Twelfth Annual Employee Benefits Writing Competition

  • Details
  • Subject: Any topic in the field of employee benefits law.
  • Deadline for entry is June 2, 2016.
    • Alvin D. Lurie Memorial Award: $1,500
    • Sidney M. Perlstadt Memorial Award: $1,500

2016 Lawyers' Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation Student Writing Competition

  • Details
  • Subject: Any paper relating to cultural heritage law.
  • Deadline for entry is June 27, 2016.
    • First Place: $1,000
    • Second Place: $500

American Inns of Court: Warren E. Burger Prize for Writing

  • Details
  • Subject: Any essay on a topic that addresses the issues of excellence in legal skills, civility, ethics, and professionalism.
  • Deadline for entry is July 1, 2016.
    • Grand Prize: $5,000, publication in South Carolina Law Review, and the prize will be presented to the recipient at the American Inns of Court annual Celebration of Excellence at the Supreme Court of the United States.

NYU School of Law: The National Moot Court Problem Student Writing Competition

  • Details
  • Subject: Any complete moot court problem as defined by the competition rules.
  • Deadline for entry is August 1, 2016.
    • First Place: $2,000
    • Second Place: $1,000
    • Third Place: $500

Ehline Law Firm American Military Veterans Legal Scholarship

  • Details
  • Subject: Any paper on why military vets can make a difference in improving the image of the practice of law.
  • Deadline for entry is October 1, 2016.
    • Grand Prize: $500 

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