For Seattle U Law students

  • Cheney Legal Writing Scholarship and two Metzger Legal Writing Scholarships – awarded to 2L students from those selected from their 1L Legal Writing sections to participate in a writing competition, demonstrating high proficiency.
  • Mark Reutlinger Excellence in Legal Writing Scholarship – awarded to 2L or 3L students who have written the best papers in a law school course outside the legal writing program.
  • Marilyn J. Berger Gender and Justice Writing Award – recognizes excellence in written work on a “gender and the law” topic for 2L or 3L students.
  • Fred H. and Mary S. Dore Foundation Scholarships – awarded to finalists in the two moot court competitions. Students who earn a B+ or better on their appellate brief in their Legal Writing II class are eligible to compete.

National legal writing scholarships

iCompeteWriting provides a comprehensive, sortable listing of more than 100 student legal writing competitions, including names, deadlines, award amounts, and other details.

Contact Us

Mimi Samuel
Co-Director
206-398-4066
msamuel@seattleu.edu


Janet K.G. Dickson
Co-Director
206-398-4062
dicksonj@seattleu.edu


Lori Lamb
Sr. Administrative Assistant
206-398-4033
lambl@seattleu.edu