DEADLINE APPROACHING! AUGUST 29, 2016
2016 Craig Jordan Consumer Protection Writing Competition
The Consumer and Commercial Law Section of the Texas State Bar announces the Second 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 $ 4000.00 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 August 29, 2016. You can download the rules here.
Announcing Publication of Winning Articles In
The First Annual Craig Jordan Consumer Protection Writing Competition
In 2014, the Consumer and Commercial Law Section established the Craig Jordan Consumer Protection Writing Competition. This competition was established to honor the life of Craig Jordan, a section founder and respected nationally recognized consumer protection attorney.
In 2015, the section held the first annual competition and announced its first and second place winners whose articles are now published in the Journal of Consumer & Commercial Law.
First place went to Amanda Brett Ethridge (SMU Dedman School of Law) for her article, “Too Qualified or Not Qualified Enough,” discussing the Mortgage Reform and Anti-Predatory Lending Act of 2010. Second place was awarded to Lauren Fisher Flores (University of Houston Law Center) for her article, “Notario Fraud – Protecting the Vulnerable Among Us.”
Take time to read these interesting and valuable articles – as well as the Journal in its entirety.
Additionally you may download the rules here.
See Journal here