Georgetown Law's Technology, Innovation and Law Practice practicum — in which students collaborate with legal non-profits to design and develop apps — culminates in the Iron Tech Lawyer competition, now a nationally recognized event.

The students’ work helps thousands of potential app users navigate the justice system, find legal resources and apply for legal aid.

Appearing before a panel of judges, students compete for prizes for Excellence in Design, Excellence in Presentation, and - for the all around best app - Iron Tech Lawyer. 


  • Federal News Radio: Professor Tanina Rostain interviewed about the Iron Tech Lawyer Competition in Fall 2013

  • National Journal: Students Create Obamacare App

  • ABA Journal: At Iron Tech, Students Bring Tech Answers to Legal Issues

  • Ilta Knowledge: Iron Tech Lawyer Competition–Budding Legal Engineers Innovate To Improve Legal Services

  • My Shingle: Iron Tech Lawyer Competition – Report

  • Main Street: A Call For Legal Innovation

Above, student presentations in the Iron Tech Lawyer competition.