Distinguished Writing Award Nomination Form - Law School Student - 2017

This award honors law school students for clear, concise, and comprehensive legal writing. The nominations are submitted for articles written in publications the previous year. The applicants must have been students during the 2016 year. The new extension due date for submissions is January 31, 2017. No submissions will be accepted after the 31st.

Law School Information
Name of Law School
Name of Dean
Name of Designee, if appointed
Title of Designee, if appointed
Office Address City
State Zip Code
Telephone Fax
Email Address
Law Student & Article Information
Name of Author
Address AT School
Telephone Fax
Email Address
Address AFTER School
Email Address
Title of Article
Name of Publication in which article appeared
Publication Date
Upload Article
Additional Materials Required
Upload Photo of Author (max file size 2mb)
Short Bio
(150 word narrative bio of author)
NOTE: For all additional inquiries, requests or questions concerning supporting document submissions, please email: academiccommittee@burtonawards.com


Only one article may be submitted on behalf of a law school. There is no fee or charge.

Only deans, directors of legal writing or their designees may nominate an applicant.

The author must have been enrolled in the 2016 calendar year and the winning article must have a publication date of 2016 even if it actually printed at a later date.

The article must have appeared in any publication printed at your law school, including law reviews and journals, and may be a note, a comment, or an article.

This completed nomination form, together with a copy of the article, should be submitted online at www.burtonawards.com and must be received by January 31, 2017. No submissions will be accepted after this date.

The subject of the article can be devoted to any legal topic. The length of the article is not limited.

Please note: In addition, you must submit a 150 word narrative biographical summary written in the third person and a high resolution photograph at the time of nomination.

For more information on the Distinguished Legal Writing Awards for Law Student, please click here.