National Legal Writing Scholarship Opportunities

iCompeteWriting

iCompeteWriting is a joint project of Suffolk's Legal Practice Skills Program and Suffolk's Moakley Law Library. It is a comprehensive, sortable listing of more than 100 student legal writing competitions, including names, deadlines, award amounts, and other details.  Please check out the competitions at www.suffolk.edu/icompetewriting

Halscott Megaro, P.A. Annual Essay Writing Competition

Topic: What makes the difference between a good and a great criminal defense attorney?  The candidate must write a 1,000 word or fewer essay on this topic.

Deadline:  September 15, 2018.  Your essay must be submitted via email to info@appealslawgroup.com and must be in Word or PDF format. In the alternative, applicants may submit a 5-minute or less video essay. The video must be a closeup of the applicant, giving their essay as a lecture or speech, addressing the camera directly and must have a green screen in the background. Editing is permitted.  The essay must be submitted along with a short bio on the applicant, a passport-style photograph of the applicant, and a release permitting publication of the photograph and the essay (or video) by Halscott Megaro, P.A., its agents or assigns.