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October 30, 2023 Writing Competition

Young Lawyers and Law Students Writing Competition

The State and Local Government Law Section of the ABA is holding its annual Writing Competition, with the winner to be published in the Section’s Law Review, The Urban Lawyer.

The Section invites all those who qualify as young lawyers (less than 36 years old or in practice for less than 10 years) and law students to submit articles of 25-50 pages in length, and properly footnoted, on any topic of state or local government law of their choice.

Membership in the ABA as a Law Student or in the ABA Young Lawyer Division is encouraged but is not required to enter the competition (join at Articles are due to the Section by January 15, and the winners will be announced by February 15. The Urban Lawyer Submission Guidelines.

For more information, visit the Young Lawyers Division.