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.

  • Tax Lawyer from India Describes Her LSC Federal Tax Clinic Experience

    Varsha Bhattacharya L.L.M. ’18  is a tax lawyer hailing from India who previously dealt primarily with corporate clients and is now getting an L.L.M. degree at Harvard Law. As a student  in LSC’s Federal Tax Clinic, she not only needed to learn an entirely new body of tax law and administrative proceedings, she also found […]

  • Kaplan Has Been Exploiting Veterans

    For-profit colleges have exploited the promise of higher education by deceiving tens of thousands of students seeking a better life. One of the groups the for-profit industry has particularly targeted are veterans and servicemembers. That is why the Project on Predatory Lending represented the Veterans Education Success organization to prepare a new report outlining the […]

  • Negotiated Rulemaking Reconvenes in Washington D.C. for Act Two of Regulatory Theater

    This week, in a conference room in Washington D.C., various stakeholders of the federal student aid programs will meet to discuss whether there should be any check on the cost and value of vocational training programs that receive public money.  The negotiated rulemaking committee formed by these various stakeholders, and representatives of the Department of […]