State Bar Student Essay Contest
The State Bar of New Mexico invites all New Mexico high school juniors and seniors to participate in the annual State Bar Student Essay Contest. Essays, judged by a panel of lawyers, judges, State Bar staff, and educators, will be evaluated according to content, originality, writing skills, and a public school essay scoring rubric. A panel of sitting judges will evaluate the finalist essays, picking three winners. Prizes of up to $1,000 are sponsored by the Modral, Sperling, Roehl, Harris, & Sisk PA law firm. The question for the Essay Contest is announced in December, Entries are due in late February/early March, and the prizes are awarded in May.
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