Screen Shot 2017-02-15 at 2.45.54 PMWe want you to take your storytelling skills to paper and pen your passion. You’ve got 2,000 words to state your case. Dream big. There can be only one winner. Will it be you?

Submit your manuscript to the Texas Bar Journal Short Story Contest by 5 p.m. March 1, 2017.

To be eligible, you must be a lawyer admitted to practice and a member of the State Bar of Texas in good standing. Members of the State Bar of Texas Board of Directors and the Texas Bar Journal Board of Editors are not eligible. All stories should be unpublished and must deal with or be related to the law or lawyers in some fashion. One entry per person is accepted and manuscripts should not exceed 2,000 words.

The top three winning entries as selected by an independent panel of judges will be featured in the June 2017 issue of the Texas Bar Journal. For more information, go to