This Wednesday, April 24th, students from Georgetown Law will compete in the Annual Iron Tech Lawyer Competition, made possible through the efforts of the Georgetown Law Center and Neota Logic. Join us for the livestream at from 1:30-4pm.

During the Spring 2019 semester, Professor Tanina Rostain and adjuct Professors Mark O’Brien, Pro Bono Net’s Executive Director, and Kevin Mulcachy taught an experiential class called: “Civ Tech: Digital Tools and Access to Justice.”

Throughout the semester student teams collaborate with legal service providers and public interest law organizations to build legal expert systems that promote access to legal processes and the legal system.

Meet the Judges

Maha Jweied directs a consultancy providing expertise to nonprofit and multilateral organizations on access-to-justice, leveraging insight gained after nearly twelve years in the federal government.

Mirenda Meghelli serves as the Partnerships Manager at Pro Bono Net, a national nonprofit committed to increasing access to justice through innovative technology.

David Monebrake is a Program Counsel for Technology at the Legal Services Corporation and is responsible for helping manage LSC’s Technology Initiative Grants (TIG) Program.

Competing Projects

  • Navi-Gator: Your Guide to the Illinois Conviction Registries
  • Community Navigator Issue Spotting Tool
  • The Legal Check-Up
  • Whitman-Walker Health D.C. Name Change App
  • Resource Finder
  • TEXpunction and Nondisclosure Eligibility

Participating Partner Organizations

  • The Illinois Group on Public Convictions Registries
  • Legal Aid Society of Hawaii
  • Georgetown University Health Justice Alliance
  • Whitman-Walker Health
  • National Network to End Domestic Violence
  • Texas Legal Services Center

Georgetown Iron Tech Lawyer Competition
Wednesday, April 24, 2019

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