​Writing Competitions

Companion Animal Law Writing Contest

American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers (ACCFSL) Writing Competition

  • More information on the ACCFSL website
  • Subject: A publishable book, article, or case note on any aspect of U.S. consumer financial services law.
  • Deadline for entry is December 1, 2019.
    • First Place: $5,000
    • Second Place: $3,500
    • Third Place: $1,500

22nd Annual Entertainment Law Initiative (ELI) Writing Competition

  • More information on the Grammy/ELI website
  • Subject: A paper identifying and researching a proposed solution on a compelling legal issue confronting the music industry.
  • Deadline for entry is January 2, 2020.
    • First Place: $10,000 and two tickets to the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards® (among other prizes - see website for details)
    • Two (2) Runners-Up: $2,500 each

2019-2020 Louis Jackson Memorial National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law

  • More information on the Chicago-Kent College of Law website
  • Subject: A paper on any topic relating to the law governing the workplace, such as employment law, labor law, employee benefits, or employee discrimination.
  • Deadline for entry is January 22, 2020.
    • First Place: $3,000
    • Two (2) Runners-Up: $1,000 each

American Indian Law Review Writing Competition

2020 Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Competition

The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law Annual Law Student Writing Competition

National Law Review 2019-2020 Monthly Law Student Writing Competition