Georgetown Law's First "Iron Tech Lawyer" Competition

April 11, 2012 —


Georgetown Law's First "Iron Tech Lawyer Competition"


Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 1:15 - 3:20 p.m.


Georgetown University Law Center
Hotung Building - Room 2000
550 First Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001


Panel of Judges:
Julie Cohen, Professor, Georgetown University Law Center
David Johnson, Professor, New York Law School
Gerry Spann, Professor, Georgetown University Law Center
Ed Walters, Founder and CEO, Fastcase

Georgetown Law Students and Apps:
Business Entity Adviser
Dayo Lesi (MBA '11, L'12) & Jack Moore (L'12)

Copyright Navigator
Bill Cheng (L'13) & Stacey David (L'12)

Protective Orders Made Easy
On the Beat: Automobile Search Warrant Adviser
Claudia Greves (L'13) & Dustin Robinson (L'12)

Same-Sex Marriage Adviser
Brittany Clement (L'12), Hallie Sears (L'12) & Lisa Umans (L'12)

The Citizen Adviser App.
Konstantinos Rokas (L'12) & Maryam Tabatabai (L'12)


During the Spring 2012 semester, Georgetown Law Professor Tanina Rostain and Adjunct Professor Roger Skalbeck are offering a new experiential seminar on "Technology, Innovation and Legal Practice." Students in the seminar have heard from a range of experts on topics relating to law practice innovation enabled by technology. By using the tools introduced in the seminar or platforms they created independently, student teams have been working to develop applications that solve a legal practice problem, either by increasing access to the legal system or by making legal practice more efficient. The students will be presenting their final projects in Georgetown Law's first "Iron Tech Lawyer Competition." A panel of judges, made up of two Georgetown Law faculty members and two outside experts, will decide which is the best platform, program or expert system designed in the class.

Most of the teams participating in the competition used a platform developed by Neota Logic.

The event was featured in a segment on the PBS Nightly Business Report.

The competition is sponsored by Georgetown Law's Center for the Study of the Legal Profession. 

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