*Writing Competitions

The CSO maintains a list of writing competitions offered by bar associations, law journals and professional organizations. Students may view this information on this site and on the bulletin boards in the Law School Student Lounge.  Questions about writing competitions should be directed to the sponsoring organization.

2017-2018 Writing Competitions:

iCompete Writing: A Compilation of Legal Writing Contests (created by Suffolk University Law School) – A comprehensive listing of competitions with various subjects and deadlines.


ABA Section of Antitrust Law Writing Competition – Deadline: January 30, 2018

Companion Animal Law Contest – Deadline: March 30, 2018

Henry L. Diamond Constitutional Law Environmental Law – Deadline: April 9, 2018

Mendes Hershman Student Writing Contest (Business Law) – Deadline: February 1, 2018

Louis Jackson National Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law – Deadline: January 17, 2018

Recording Academy Entertainment Law Initiative – Deadline: January 2, 2018

Sports Lawyers Association Writing Competition – Deadline: March 16, 2018

Tannenwald Writing Competition – Deadline: July 6, 2018

William W. Greenhalgh Writing Competition (Criminal Law) – Deadline:  July 1, 2018