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.

  • LSC Volunteers at Stand Down Event for Veterans

    On Friday, August 28, 2015, attorneys and volunteers from the Legal Services Center participated in Massachusetts Stand Down 2015 and provided free legal assistance to scores of homeless and at-risk veterans. Stand Down, organized by the New England Center for Homeless Vets, is a day-long event that provides an opportunity for veterans who are homeless […]

  • Two Project on Predatory Student Lending Alumni Testify to Department of Education

    Two alumni of the Project on Predatory Student Lending testified to the Department of Education in support of the rights of borrowers treated unfairly by for-profit colleges to a fair, effective, and efficient process to get their federal student loans discharged. Over the past two weeks the Department held hearings in Washington, D.C. and San […]

  • LSC Attorney Advocates for Loan Cancellation for Student Loan Borrowers Defrauded by For-Profit Schools

    In a recent Huffington Post article, Toby Merrill, Director of LSC’s Project on Predatory Student Lending, said the Department of Education’s oversight of the failed and now-bankrupt Corinthian Colleges “represents ‘a massive failure in terms of oversight of federal funds and programs funded by [taxpayers].’”