ABA Section of Taxation Law Student Tax Challenge

Announcing the J.D. Semi-Finalists and LLM Finalists for the 17th Annual Law Student Tax Challenge, congratulations to all the competitors and good luck in the oral rounds! Listed below by team number.


J.D. Semi-Finalists

  • 3
  • 6
  • 17
  • 49
  • 55
  • 56

LL.M Finalists

  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 9

Important Dates

  • Problem Release Date: Thursday, September 7, 2017, by or before 5 p.m. EST
  • Submission Deadline: Monday, November 6, 2017, by or before 5 p.m. EST
  • Notification of Semi-Finalists and Finalists: Friday, December 15, 2017
  • Semi-Final and Final Oral Defense Rounds: Friday, February 9th, 2018 in San Diego, CA

J.D. Division

LL.M. Division

LSTC Listserve

Join the listserv to stay up-to-date on all competition news.  Competition updates will be communicated via listserv email and posted here.

To join the LSTC listserv:

  1. Log into your ABA account from the ABA Tax Section Homepage
  2. Click on "myABA"
  3. Under "Communications" on the left hand banner, click "Communications Preferences"
  4. Click "View Additional Lists"
  5. Scroll down and check "ABATax Law Student Tax Challenge" under the Section of Taxation

For all questions related to the LSTC or the ABA Tax Section, please contact taxmem@americanbar.org.

For examples of the "Best Written" winners from past competitions, please click here.