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 will commemorate its 40th anniversary with an alumni event bringing together faculty, graduates, current students, and current and former staff.

  • Higher Education is Failing Students of Color, but Congress Can Help

    The harsh reality is that the burdens of student debt are not shared equally. Students of color borrow more on average than other students seeking the same degree, and are two to three times more likely to default than their white counterparts. Furthermore, because they borrow more, students of color are disproportionately impacted by the […]

  • Argosy University Stipends

    In January of this year, Dream Center Education Holdings—the parent company of Argosy and several other schools—entered into a federal receivership. A receivership occurs when a court appoints someone outside a company to control the company, because the company is in serious financial trouble. When Dream Center Education Holdings entered receivership, it had not distributed […]

  • Ensuring Veterans Aren’t Left Behind

    Steven Kerns, 2L at Harvard Law School As a veteran, I came to Harvard Law School’s Safety Net Project within the Veteran’s Legal Clinic to help bridge the civilian- military divide. SNP offered me a chance to help civilians and veterans realize some part of the American dream. The veterans’ clinic serves civilians and veterans […]