Note to Law School Deans/Professors (extra incentive to distribute flyer/encourage entries): An additional $1,000 to the winning student’s law school scholarship fund.
Submissions are now being accepted for the 2022 John F. Burton Jr. College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Law Student Writing Competition.
The scope of permissible topics is broad, i.e., any aspect of workers’ compensation law. Students are encouraged to present:
All students currently enrolled in accredited law schools in the United States and all those who recently graduated from them (graduation in 2022).
2. All articles are to be submitted in the following format:
3. If published by the College, the articles become the property of the College. No submitted article may be published elsewhere until after the announcement of the winners of the competition. Announcements of the winners will be made at least 30 days in advance of the Annual College Induction Dinner, on May 6, 2023.
4. Include a cover letter with your entry stating your name, mailing address and phone number (both school and permanent), name of school and year of graduation.
5. Applicant must be currently enrolled in an accredited law school or submit entry within a year of graduation.
The evaluation standards will be organization, quality of research, depth, originality of analysis, clarity of style and readability. The College reserves the right not to award and/or to reject any or all submissions.