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.

  • Moving Day in Boston: What Are Tenants’ Rights?

      With the single biggest residential moving day in Greater Boston coming up on September 1, renters moving out of one place and signing a lease on a new one need to know their rights as tenants. One way to do that is to check out the newly updated book Legal Tactics: Private Housing, an […]

  • Job Announcement: LSC’s Veterans Legal Clinic Seeks to Hire an Estate Planning Clinical Fellow

    The Legal Services Center (LSC) of Harvard Law School has a current opening for a Clinical Fellow.  The position in within the Estate Planning Project of the Veterans Legal Clinic.  The Estate Planning Project—through which Harvard Law students also receive hands-on training in lawyering skills—provides free legal representation to low-income disabled veterans on matters such […]

  • Job Announcement: LSC’s Project on Predatory Student Lending Hiring for a Clinical Attorney

    The Project on Predatory Student Lending seeks an outstanding experienced attorney to join our team this summer. The Project is committed to building and maintaining a diverse staff and an inclusive environment. This position presents an opportunity to join an exciting and innovative project that provides much-needed services, the benefits of which will extend beyond […]