CONSUMER AND COMMERCIAL LAW SECTION
2019 Craig Jordan Consumer Protection Writing Competition
The Consumer and Commercial Law Section of the Texas State Bar announces the Fourth 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, Monday, August 5, 2019. The competition rules are here.
Winners of the 2019 competition will be recognized at the Section’s annual Advanced Consumer and Commercial Law Seminar, September 5-6, 2019 at the Texas Bar Center in Austin. A link to the CLE brochure is here.