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.

  • Legal Services Center Job Opportunity: Grant Writer/Administrator

    The Legal Services Center has an immediate opening for a Part-Time Grant Writer/Administrator. The Grant Writer/Administrator will help implement our strategic fundraising plan—which focuses on sustaining and growing our legal advocacy and clinical law teaching programs.  Through these programs, we represent low-income clients in a broad spectrum of practice areas, including consumer rights, housing, family […]

  • Student Lawyers Making an Impact on Family and Domestic Violence Cases

    Students in the Family and Domestic Violence Law Clinic manage all aspects of their cases. Under the supervision of Associate Director and Senior Clinical Instructor Nnena Odim, they conduct intake, provide advice, and represent clients in both Family and District Court in Massachusetts. They also draft pleadings, analyze discovery, negotiate with opposing counsel, and work […]

  • Diversity and Disability: How Disability Fits in to the Campus-wide Dialogue About Diversity

    Julie McCormack, Director and Senior Clinical Instructor in the Disability Litigation and Benefits Advocacy Clinic, participated in a robust discussion on April 11th at Harvard Law School on “Diversity & Disability: How Disability Fits in to the Campus-wide Dialogue About Diversity.” Over seventy people attended the event which also included speakers Susan Lang, President and CEO […]