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Iron Tech Lawyer Competition

April 13, 2015 —

WHAT

Georgetown Law Iron Tech Lawyer: Access to Justice Edition. Iron Tech Lawyer is a competition held at Georgetown Law, where student teams present apps built in our Technology, Innovation and Law Practice class. Students appear before a panel of judges and compete for prizes in Excellence in Design, Excellence in Presentation and all around best app: Iron Tech Lawyer. This semester’s apps include:

ADA2GO: The Americans with Disabilities Act Insider

This application serves as a resource for persons with disabilities and advocates in furthering the goals of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Alaskan Native Child Welfare Assistance Application

This application is designed to help Alaskan non-lawyer tribal representatives in Indian Child Welfare Act cases. 

Anti Corruption Adviser

This application helps NGOs and social enterprises in developing countries to identify whether their structure and operations must comply with U.S. and/or UK anti-bribery and anti-corruption legislation. 

California Legal Adviser

This application presents an alternative means of accessing information on LawHelpCA, an agency that provides information on obtaining legal assistance. 

Disaster Legal Aid Eligibility Adviser

This application will help disaster victims determine what federal loan and grant assistance they are eligible for and how to receive assistance. 

The Veterans Disability Benefits Application

This application will help identify potential disability benefits for veterans and refer them to the appropriate organizations that can assist them. 

WHEN

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
1:15 – 3:30 p.m. – Iron Tech Lawyer Competition
3:30 – 5:30 p.m. – Opening Reception for “From Revolution to Evolution: Digital Tools in Law Practice”

WHERE

Georgetown University Law Center
12th floor, Gewirz Student Center
120 F Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

PANEL OF JUDGES

David Curle, Director of Strategic Competitive Intelligence, Thomson Reuters
Rebecca Sandefur, Professor of Sociology and Law, Illinois University
William Treanor, Dean, Georgetown Law

NOTE

This is the sixth Iron Tech Lawyer Competition. More information about the competition is available here: http://www.law.georgetown.edu/academics/centers-institutes/legal-profession/legal-technologies/iron-tech/index.cfm

The competition kicks off “From Revolution to Evolution: Digital Tools in Law Practice,” with a reception from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22. The remainder of the conference will take place on Thursday, April 23. 

Media interested in attending should email mediarelations@law.georgetown.edu.

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