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 Files Amicus Brief with Law Professors in Third Circuit MERS Case

    Last Monday, on March 23rd, the Predatory Lending Unit of the Legal Services Center filed an amicus brief with the Third Circuit urging it to uphold a groundbreaking decision from Judge Curtis Joyner of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, which found that the Mortgage Electronic Registration System (MERS) violated the Pennsylvania Recording Statute by failing to document […]

  • LSC Presents: The 3rd Annual People’s Law School: Community Education Workshops

    The Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School Presents The 3rd Annual People’s Law School: Community Education Workshops Saturday, March 28th 2015 1:00pm – 5:00pm 122 Boylston Street Jamaica Plain, MA. 02130 (Directly next to the Stony Brook MBTA station on the Orange Line) This is a Free Event Appointment Required for Income Tax Filings For More Information Call […]

  • Students Reflect on LSC’s Role in their Pursuit of Public Interest Careers

    In a recent post on the HLS Admissions Blog, two students of the Project on Predatory Student Lending wrote about Building a Public Interest Career at HLS.  They name four building blocks for a career in public interest law, including clinical work.  Of their experience at LSC, they write: Clinics are a key part of […]