Writing Resource Center
Writing competitions are a great way to hone your writing skills, beef up your resume, and maybe even earn some extra money. Check out the bulletin board outside Room 614 for information about writing competitions. The following websites also list writing competitions for law students.
- The T.C. Williams Legal Essay Contest Catalog, maintained by the University of Richmond School of Law, contains a comprehensive list of law student writing competitons.
- The American Bar Association Law Student Divisionwebpage lists a number of student writing competitions in a variety of subject areas.
- Lewis and Clark Law School's Student Writing Competitions & Associated Scholarships webpage contains an extensive list of law school writing competitions.
- The University of Idaho also maintains an extensive list of writing competitions.
- The University of Arkansas School of Law's Legal Research and Writing Program blog also highlights legal writing competitions.
If you enter a competition, please send us an email. And make sure you send another email when you win!
These websites are not affiliated with The John Marshall Law School, and neither the school nor the Writing Resource Center checks for accuracy or assumes responsibility for their content.