2017 Mendrzycki Essay Contest

DEADLINE: Online entries must be submitted by 11:59 PM (CST)  on March 3, 2017. AND Mailed entries must be postmarked by March 3, 2017.

The Mendrzycki Essay Contest for law students and young lawyers is an annual competition for innovative research and writing on Lawyers' Professional Liability.
(Download the Mendrzycki Essay Contest Flyer.)
 
PRIZE
- Cash award of $5,000
- All-expense paid trip to the Spring 2017 National Legal Malpractice Conference in Boston, MA, April 19-21, 2017
 
ASSIGNMENT
The 2017 Contest Essay Hypothetical involves the ethical concerns arising under the Model Rules of Professional Conduct where a law firm seeks to affiliate itself with litigation funding companies, including undertaking representation of one such company and, in turn, recommending its services to the firm's clients.
 
ENTRY FORM AND AGREEMENT
Click here for the online ABA LPL Ed Mendrzycki Essay Contest Entry and Agreement, or if you would like to mail your entry form and essay copies, view the submission rules and download the paper Contest Entry and Agreement form in PDF or Word.
 
QUESTIONS
See full Essay Contest Hypothetical and Rules or call (312) 988-5763.
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