CONSUMER AND COMMERCIAL LAW SECTION

2017 Craig Jordan Consumer Protection Writing Competition

ANNOUNCEMENT

 

The Consumer and Commercial Law Section of the Texas State Bar announces the Third Annual Craig Jordan Consumer Protection Writing Competition. The competition was established to honor the life of Craig Jordan, a section founder and nationally recognized and respected consumer protection attorney.

The contest serves to provide law students the opportunity to examine and offer perspectives on the multitude of challenges facing consumers and their advocates in an ever-changing marketplace and regulatory and legal environment.


The writer of the winning essay will receive a $ 4,000.00 cash award and the essay may be published in the nationally recognized Journal of Consumer & Commercial Law. The runner up will receive a $1,000.00 cash award.  The first-place winner and runner-up will also each receive financial support to attend the annual Advanced Consumer and Commercial Law Seminar where they will be recognized.

The deadline for submission of articles is 5 p.m. CDT December 31, 2017.  The competition rules are here.

 

Winners of the 2016 competition will be notified in the Spring, 2017 and recognized at the Section’s annual Advanced Consumer and Commercial Law Seminar.