iCompete Writing: A Compilation of Legal Writing Competitions

Created and hosted by Suffolk University Law School's nationally ranked Legal Practice Skills program and Moakley Law Library, iCompete Writing contains one of the most comprehensive collections of law student writing competitions.

Arranged by date and topic, this regularly updated listing provides a portal to dozens of competitions, with prizes up to $25,000. Each entry displays the name of the competition, its deadline, and a link to an official page with more information.

Please note that some future deadlines are anticipated based on a competition's annual recurrence. Be sure to check back as competitions are updated. And if you know of additional writing competitions, please email us.

Kathleen Elliott Vinson
Professor of Legal Writing
Director of Legal Writing, Research, and Written Advocacy

Rick Buckingham
Associate Professor of Legal Research
Director of the Law Library and Information Resources