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Program in Legal Technologies

Spring 2014 Competition

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The fourth Iron Tech Lawyer Competition, held April 23, 2014 in McDonough, was billed as the "Access to Justice Edition." The focus of this years competition was to develop products that expand access for those not able to afford a lawyer or similarly disadvantaged from accessing legal resources. 

During the Spring 2014 semester, Professor Tanina Rostain and Adjunct Professors Mark O'Brien, Roger Skalbeck, and Kevin Mulcahy taught an experiential class called "Technology, Innovation and Practice: Access to Justice." Student teams collaborated with legal service providers and public interest law organizations to build legal expert systems to address a critical need of the organization. 

Iron Tech Lawyer Teams
Matthew Smallcomb, Nicole Smith, & Kelly Wade
Developed for the Jewish Association Serving the Ageing (JASA) and Pro Bono Net

Carlos Bravo, Daniel Douglas, Jonathan Weinberg, & Sarah Wladecki
Developed for Immigration Advocates Network

Jennifer Grace, Ernest "Cliff" Pysher, & David Zucker
Developed for A Better Balance: The Work &family Legal Center

Robert Brecht, Patricia Kim, & Erica Weinberger
Developed for the Pennsylvania Health Law Project (PHLP)

Ari Atkinson, Michael Milea, Meredith Madnick, & Mauhan Zonoozy
Developed for the Virginia Legal Aid Society

Zachary Hutchinson, Stephany Fan, & Antonella Montagna
Developed for the District of Columbia Office of Administrative Hearings


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Spring 2014 Panel of Judges

Jane Aiken is the Associate Dean for Experiential Education and Professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center

Peter Gronvall is Managing Director at Huron Consulting Group, a risk management and e-discovery consulting firm.

Karen Lash is Senior Counsel for Access to Justice at the Department of Justice. She is participating in a personal capacity.

Tammy McCutchen is a partner at Littler Mendelson. She is the former Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division at the Department of Labor.

Click here to see awards for Spring 2014 

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