New Lawyers Essay Contest


Essay Topic:  How Do We Build an “All Ages Working Together” Bar Association?
Submission Deadline May 31, 2014

As part of the 112th Anniversary Celebration, the El Paso County Bar Association is seeking participation from the New Lawyer's Section and Membership in an essay contest.

We value your input regarding ideals that honor our legacy, embrace our future, and build a culture of all ages working together. The 1st place winner of this contest will receive $500 and there will be a total of five essays selected to receive cash prizes.

Essay Guidelines

  • Length: 750 to 1,000 words
  • Font: Times New Roman 12pt.
  • Line spacing: Double spaced

E-mail your essay to:

Cash Prices

  • 1st Place:  $500
  • 2nd Place:  $200
  • 3rd Place:  $150
  • 4th Place:  $100
  • 5th Place:  $50


  • Winners must commit to a Mentorship by a Member of the Legacy Society
  • Winners must commit to help plan and participate in the “All Generations Together” Conference in 2015

Winners will be notified by the El Paso County Bar Association the first week of June and formally announced at the 112th Anniversary Dinner, June 27, 2014. In addition to the cash prizes, each winner will be provided one ticket to the 112th Anniversary Dinner.

El Paso County Bar Association Essay Contest Organizer

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