Iron Tech Lawyer Competition - Access to Justice Edition

April 8, 2013 —


Iron Tech Lawyer Competition – Access to Justice Edition


Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.


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


Panel of Judges:
Peter Edelman, Professor and Faculty Director of the Center on Poverty, Equality, and Public Policy, Georgetown University Law Center
Doug Leeds, CEO,; Georgetown Law Class of 1996
Scott Rechtschaffen, Chief Knowledge Officer, Littler Mendelson
Robin West, Frederick J. Haas Professor of Law and Philosophy, Georgetown University Law Center

Georgetown Law Students and Organizations:
Judicial Council of California Administrative Office of the Courts, Center for Families, Children and the Courts
Tiffany Li (L’14), Victoria Cao (L’13), Mitchell London (L’14)

Nick Rendino (L’13), Tyler Vinal (L’13)

Bread for the City
Emilie McNally (L’13), Amanda Weiss (L’13), Lucas Barnekow (L’14)

Break the Cycle
Amanda Burkett (L’13), Tyler Hale (L’13), Geoffrey Kozen (L’13)

DC Bar Pro Bono Program
Kyle George (L’14), Jung Hwa Song (L’14), Jon Czas (L’14)

DC Department on Disability Services
Mark Kleinman (L’13), Stan Adams (L’14), Kara Emery (L’14)

DC Employment Justice Center
Robert Katsnelson (L’13), Elizabeth Schiller (L’13), Zachary B. Hutchinson (L’16)

National Women’s Law Center
Rachel Rosenfeld (L’14), Amanda Krause (L’14), Tyler Gaston (L’14)


During the Spring 2013 semester, Georgetown Law Professor Tanina Rostain and Adjunct Professor Roger Skalbeck are teaching an experiential practicum called “Technology, Innovation and Legal Practice Practicum – Access to Justice.” Students in the seminar have heard from a range of experts on topics relating to law practice innovation enabled by technology. Students work in small teams for a legal service organization to develop a platform, application or automated system that increases access to justice and/or improves the effectiveness of legal representation. These organizations include civil rights organizations, direct service providers and government agencies. The students will be presenting their final projects in Georgetown Law’s “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.

This is the second “Iron Tech Lawyer Competition.” A video with highlights from the inaugural event is available here:

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