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.

40th Anniversary

On April 5, 2019, the Legal Services Center commemorated its 40th anniversary with an alumni event bringing together faculty, graduates, current students, and current and former staff.

  • SAVE THE DATE: Lieutenant Colonel Shannon McLaughlin To Give DAV Lecture Thursday, Nov. 21

    Lieutenant Colonel Shannon McLaughlin of the Massachusetts Army National Guard will deliver this year’s Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Distinguished Lecture on Thursday, November 21 at noon at Harvard Law School. McLaughlin, who deployed to Afghanistan and has more than 20 years of military service including time in both the Navy and Army, is now the […]

  • New Veterans Initiative Launched To Connect Low-Income Veterans With Underutilized Benefits

    For Immediate Release November 5, 2019 Contact: Katie Ward 603-689-8170 New Veterans Initiative Launched To Connect Low-Income Veterans With Underutilized Benefits New Online Tool Aims to Help Thousands of Low-Income Massachusetts Veterans Access Financial Assistance BOSTON – A new statewide initiative is being launched to help close the significant gap of low-income veterans in Massachusetts […]

  • UPDATE: Judge Grants Class Certification to 200,000 Student Borrowers in Sweet v. DeVos

    96% of the 900 class members who submitted affidavits in support of this motion said their lives are worse today than before they went to school   On Wednesday, October 30, a judge certified the class of more than 200,000 borrowers in Sweet v. DeVos, a case that seeks to force the Department of Education to […]