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 Student Receives 2014 Law Student Ethics Award

    Legal Services Center student Shaina Wamsley J.D. ’14, Harvard Law School, received the 2014 Law Student Ethics Award from the Northeast Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel.

  • Student in Housing Law Clinic Helps Elderly Couple Fight Eviction

    Harvard Law School student K-Sue Park, J.D. ’15, describes her experience defending an elderly couple as part of her clinical work in the Post Foreclosure Eviction Defense Housing Clinic.  Read about her experience here.

  • 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 […]