Brief-Writing Award

Scribes Brief-Writing Award
 
Overview
 
     Since 1996 Scribes has presented an annual award for the best student-written brief. We believe that legal writing is of paramount importance to law students and their careers, and we hope to encourage good legal writing by recognizing its finest examples. Scribes presents the award to the authors at the annual luncheon in August.
 
Recipients:
 
2015
Winner:

Camille Rosca and Andrew Obergfell

Seton Hall School of Law

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Second Place:

Emily Vance and Molly Webster

Fordham University School of Law
 
 
Third Place:

Benjamin Hande, Nicholas Ma, and Mona Razani

UC Hastings College of the Law
2014
Winner:

Garret Bowman, Alyssa Dechow, and Del Guile

Case Western Reserve University School of Law

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Second Place:

Ryan Cantu, Christian Dewhurst, and Kelsey Hope

South Texas College of Law
 
 
Third Place:

Becki (Carr) Lee and Farhaan Merchant

Georgia State University College of Law
2013

Winner:

Ashley Brucato and Nathan Lennon

Northern Kentucky University,

   Salmon P. Chase College of Law

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Second Place:

Katherine Harrington and Michael Hodge

South Texas College of Law


 
Third Place:

Sarah Boshears and Grant Buckner

Elon University School of Law
2012

Winner:

Andrew Bender, Cecelia Montalvo, and Cara Vasquez

South Texas College of Law

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Second Place:

Andrew Bender, Callin Kerr, and Coleman Proctor

South Texas College of Law

Third Place:

Coleman Proctor, Jason Reiner, Jonathan Sneed

South Texas College of Law

2011
Winner:

Rachel Mullen and Robert Parrott

University of Mississippi School of Law

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Second Place:

Stephen Barry, Brandon Boxler, and Christopher Healy

College of William and Mary,

   Marshall-Wythe School of Law
 
Third Place:

Brandon Beck

Texas Tech University School of Law
2010
Winner:
Michael Jones, Stuart Ladner, and Sabrina Stone

South Texas College of Law
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Second Place (tie):

Jocelyn Floyd and Maris Mapolski

Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology

 
Ben Green, Jason Isbell, and Clayton Tartt

Faulkner University, Thomas Goode Jones School of Law
 
Third Place (tie):

Brin Anderson, Katharine Gibson, Cameron MacLeod, Sarah Pierce, and Katharine Quaglieri

Case Western Reserve University School of Law

 
Annie Beck and David Louis

South Texas College of Law
 
2009
Winner:

Bridget Burke, Stephanie Holcombe, and Justin Jenson

South Texas College of Law
 

Second Place:

Christopher Avery, Ana Martine, and Lauren Sneed

South Texas College of Law
 

Third Place:

Nabil Bisharat, Mikayla Gow, and Eric Toscano

University of California, Davis, School of Law
 
2008
Winner:

Erin Culbertson and Jesse Okiror

The George Washington University Law School


Second Place:

John Whittlesey

Case Western Reserve University School of Law


Third Place (tie):

Heather Bloom and Aaron Wredberg

The George Washington University Law School


Cristina Martinez, Gary Tulp, and James Leavy

Seton Hall School of Law
 
2007
Winner:

David Pratt

Texas Wesleyan University School of Law


Second Place:

Timothy Davis, Marci Palmieri, and Tiffany Tahr

Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law
 

Third Place (tie):

Vlad Kroll, Miranda Lindl, Nema Milaninia, Marja-Lissa Overbeck, and Benjamin Wiles

University of California, Hastings College of Law
 
Tiffany Herrera, Christopher J. Kronzer, Erin N. Kupcunas, Joshua A. Reiss, and Leah A. Rush

South Texas College of Law
 
2006
Winner:

Heather Harris and Erica Thonsgard

University of Houston Law Center
 
2005
Winner:

Juliet Bikbova, Sara Boyd, Linda Burns, and Shama Patari

John Marshall Law School
 
2004
Winner:

Dace Caldwell, Scott Henderson, and  Jennifer Miller

University of Oklahoma College of Law
 
2003
Winner:

Stephanie Rahlfe and David Uyar

University of San Diego School of Law