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Writing Competitions

Writing competitions are a great way for students to sharpen their legal writing skills, get published, and possibly win cash prizes.

Please visit the AccessLex Institute for currently available legal contest opportunities.

Writing Competitions | AccessLex Institute

See also the American Bar Association's list of writing competitions and law student contests.


2023 International Law and Technology Writing Competition 
Entry Deadline: December 1st, 2022 
The first place winner will receive 1,500 euros. More information can be found here.
The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law Annual Law Student Writing Competition for 2023
Entry Deadline: June 15th, 2023
The author of the winning essay will receive a cash prize of $3,000. More information can be found here


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