National Law Review is hosting its 2017 Law Student Writing Competition.

The National Law Review is hosting its 2017 Law Student Writing Competition.

The National Law Review (NLR) consolidates practice-oriented legal analysis from a variety of sources for easy access by lawyers, paralegals, law students, business executives, insurance professionals, accountants, compliance officers, human resource managers, and other professionals who wish to better understand specific legal issues relevant to their work.

The NLR Law Student Writing Competition offers law students the opportunity to submit articles for publication consideration on the NLR Web site.

Each month's entries will be judged and the top two to four articles chosen will be published on the NLR website.

Submissions are now being accepted.
Suggested Topics

  • Cyber-security Issues - Major data breaches, EU Privacy Shield, Wearable Devices, Medical Devices​
  • Immigration Rights
  • Election 2016/2017 Coverage
  • Tax Issues
  • Constitutional Issues - First Amendment, Gun Control
  • Employment Issues - Ban the Box Laws, Minimum Wage,Transgender Accommodations, Age/Sex Discrimination

Articles covering current issues related to other areas of the law may also be submitted.
How to Submit:

Entries for the May contest must be submitted via email to lawschools@natlawreview.com by 5:00 pm Central Standard Time April 30, 2017.  Winners will be published in early May.

For complete submission guidelines and accompanying materials go to the Submission Guidelineshttps://app.robly.com/archive?id=cfba03c1bc8906d921ce54d483b85e27&utm_content=75367e2a91feca94a174e108e0d3bbe8&utm_campaign=LAW%20SCHOOL%204-3-2017&utm_source=Robly.com&utm_medium=email 
Why Students Should Submit Articles:
Students have the opportunity to publicly display their legal knowledge and skills.
The student's photo, biography, and contact information will be posted with each article, allowing for professional recognition and exposure.

Winning articles are published alongside those written by respected attorneys froAm Law 200 and other prominent firms as well as from other respected professional associations.
Now more than ever, business development skills are expected from law firm associates earlier in their careers. NLR wants to give law students valuable experience generating consumer-friendly legal content of the sort which is included for publication in law firm client newsletters, law firm blogs, bar association journals and trade association publications.
Student postings will remain in the NLR online database for up to two years, easily accessed by potential employers.

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