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.

  • ITT Trustee to Stop Collection on All “Temporary Credit” Accounts

    MAY 19, 2017 Yesterday, the court overseeing ITT’s bankruptcy case approved a motion to stop collection on all ITT “Temporary Credits.” ITT used unfair and deceptive tactics to get students to sign up for Temporary Credits, including by describing Temporary Credits as grants and threatening to expel students if they did not agree to the […]

  • Boston Bar Association posts podcast featuring Julia Devanthery and Maureen E. McDonagh

    Julia Devanthery and Maureen E. McDonagh are featured in this Boston Bar podcast about the proposed statewide expansion of the Housing Court

  • Job Announcement: Clinical Fellow, Federal Tax Clinic

    The Federal Tax Clinic at the Legal Services Center seeks to hire a clinical fellow for a two-year appointment commencing in summer 2017.  The position represents a unique opportunity to join Harvard Law School’s clinical program, to work in a dynamic public interest and clinical teaching law office, to work on cutting-edge tax law issues, […]