Sponsored by and the Law Office of David B. Malik

Open to all full and part-time students enrolled in a JD or LLM program at any ABA-accredited law school. 

FIRST PRIZE: $1,000.00

The 2016 topic: How should a new attorney respond if a supervisor instructs the new attorney to engage in non-criminal conduct that the new attorney believes would violate the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct?

Congratulations to this year's winner, Seth Osnowtiz from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, for his essay: "Staying True to Ethics in a Difficult Situation."

Second Place: Seth Garfinkle, Case Western Reserve University School of Law.
Honorable Mentions: Sarah Katz, Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Ankita Channarasappa, Case Western University School of Law.

Past Winners:
2015 - Kevin P. Donoughe: "Creating an Ethical Social Media Policy for your Law Firm."