Do you write fiction? We like to read fiction. That’s why in 2014 we started doing an annual short fiction contest.

Past Winners

2017

2016

2015

2014

Submission Guidelines

Entries must be original, previously unpublished works of fiction of no more than 5,000 words that feature a lawyer as a prominent character. Entries must be submitted by email to email@lawyerist.com no later than midnight on August 1st, 2017.

The top two entries will be posted on Lawyerist.com and the authors will receive cash awards of $200 (first place) and $100 (runner up).

By submitting a work for consideration, you grant Lawyerist Media, LLC, an exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable license to publish the work online, and a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable license to publish the work offline, if you win a prize.

Contest entries will be judged by an independent panel selected by the editor of Lawyerist.com. The winner and runner up will be announced as soon as possible.