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.

  • Re-Writing the Rules on Loans and Debit Cards

    Toby Merrill, director of the Project on Predatory Student Lending, was selected as a negotiator by the Education Department as described in the Inside Higher Ed February 10, 2014 article “U.S. Selects Rules Panel for PLUS Loans, Debit Cards.” Toby was also mentioned in the February 12, 2014 MainStreet article “PLUS Loans, Campus Debit Card […]

  • Summer Interns Program

    LSC is accepting applications for the 2014 Summer Interns Program. Opportunities are available in several of LSC’s Clinics. The program will run from May 27-August 1, 2014 and is a full-time (35 hours per week) commitment. Summer intern positions are unpaid but eligible for all public interest fellowships.

  • LSC Attorney Receives “Up & Coming” Award

    Congratulations to Julia Devanthéry, staff attorney for the Mattapan Initiative, for being named one of the exceptional “Up & Coming” Lawyers in Massachusetts by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. Julia will receive the award on May 1, 2014 at the “Excellence in the Law” event.