The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law encourages its students
to explore and enter a variety of legal writing competitions. Writing competitions
are a great way to refine your writing skills and develop your resume.
The links below list different writing competitions and associated writing awards
for law students. Those interested in participating in a writing competition can review
the list provided for topics and upcoming deadlines. Please contact the sponsor of
the contest through the listed URL or email address for details and submission criteria.
Click here for a comprehensive list of ABA sponsored or affiliated writing competitions.
You can also find additional writing competitions for law students at the T.C. Williams Legal Essay Contest Catalog at the University of Richmond School of
Law and Lewis and Clark Law School.