Georgetown's Iron Tech Lawyer Competition 2019
Wednesday April 24th
Georgetown Law | Gewirz Building, 12th Floor
Iron Tech Lawyer 2019 kicks off at 1.30 pm!
Watch the livestream and cast your vote at the end of the competition (around 3.30 pm). You can see a sneak peek of the projects below.
watch the 2019 Competition live
Vote for the 2019 Winners!
Note: This poll will only accept votes cast after the final student presentation concludes, around 3.30 p.m. Votes cast before that time will not be counted! Multiple votes will not be counted.
If you have questions or problems with online voting, please email TechInstitute@law.georgetown.edu.
2019 Student Apps
Click on the headings or images below to access the apps.
Navigator: Your Guide to the Illinois Conviction Registries
NAVIGATOR helps people required to register after conviction determine how to comply with Illinois law. The app features a GPS-driven map that determines where such a person can live, work, and travel. The app also informs them of these laws and which barriers may apply in their case, and connects them to resources and a user community.
Team Members: Nada Elrafei, Riana Freedman, Anna Siegel, and Eoin Whitney
Developed For: The Illinois Work Group on Public Conviction Registries
Legal Aid Society of Hawai’i’s Community Navigator Issue Spotting Tool
The Community Navigator Issue Spotting Tool helps community navigators in Hawai'i identify legal issues in their communities. It provides navigators with information for various legal organizations based on issue type and location. Additionally, the app stores user data so the organization can track the success of the Community Navigator program.
Team Members: Natalia Benitez, Jack Silverman, and Harry Shen
Developed For: Legal Aid Society of Hawai’i
Health Justice Alliance's Legal Check Up
The Legal Check Up helps identify potential legal concerns for cancer patients in an attempt to provide a more comprehensive approach to healthcare. The questions cover the most common legal concerns that patients experience and the responses provide social workers with information to connect patients with the appropriate legal services.
Team Members: Younus Alam, Kyle Everett, Laura Ashley Harris, and Temesgen Woldezion
Developed For: The Georgetown University Health Justice Alliance Law Clinic
The Whitman-Walker Name Change App
The Whitman-Walker Name Change App helps D.C. adults who identify as transgender or gender expansive change their legal names. The app transforms a lengthy, confusing process into a convenient, time-saving experience by populating three forms: a Name Change Petition, a Fee Waiver Request, and a Motion to Seal their Petition.
Team Members: Laura Hillsman, Daniel Kim, Steven Pappas, and Anna L. Stone
Developed For: Whitman-Walker Health Legal Services Program
WomensLaw.org Resource Finder
The Women’s Law Navigator app helps victims of abuse obtain information on seeking relief. It consists of three categories: Safety resources and referrals to shelters; a place to diagnose their legal issue and direct them to relevant portions of the website; and a place to help them understand court processes.
Team Members: April Paredes, Caroline Shipman, Clara Troyer, and Yustina Zakhary
eveloped for: National Network to End Domestic Violence - WomensLaw.org
TEXPunction and Nondisclosure Eligibility
The Texas Legal Services App provides users looking to clear their criminal history a tool to determine whether they are eligible for expunction and/or a nondisclosure order. The app asks a series of questions and tells users their eligibility and what type of expunction or nondisclosure best suits their needs.
Team Members: Kristen Friel, Anna Schamberg, Socrates Boutsikaris, and Zakari Hassanaly
Developed for: The Texas Legal Services Center
*Please note these apps are student projects that have not yet been approved for use by the public.