About Us

The Legal Services Center originated in 1979 with a commitment to combine education and service in the study of law.

Get Legal Help

The Legal Services Center has a long record of providing exemplary legal services to address the unmet needs of low-income families in Greater Boston.

Students & Clinics

The Legal Services Center provides students a singular opportunity to engage in hands-on learning within a community-based law firm.

News & Events

The Legal Services Center hosts a number of events for students, academics, potential clients, and the general public related to its areas of expertise.

  • Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims to speak at Harvard Law

    On Thursday, November 8th, the Veterans Legal Clinic of the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School will be hosting our 5th Annual Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Distinguished Speaker Series. The event will feature Chief Judge Robert N. Davis of the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, a decorated Navy veteran and former law […]

  • 65 Years, Countless Voices – Haben Girma ’13

    This profile was published by Harvard Law Today on October 4, 2018.  This September, Harvard Law School commemorated 65 years since women first graduated from Harvard Law School. Since that historic milestone, the number of women at HLS has grown dramatically from 13 women in the Class of 1953 to women making up nearly 50 […]

  • No Crime to be Poor; LSC Alum Blake Strode to Lead St. Louis Civil Rights Law Firm

    This article was originally published by Harvard Law Today on June 26, 2018. By Elaine McCardel There is no shortage of serious legal issues facing poor people in Greater St. Louis, especially people of color, says Blake Strode ’15, who was born and raised in the area. Just three years out of HLS, Strode is […]