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.

  • Fellowship Opportunity: Public Welfare Foundation A2J Tech Fellowship

    Harvard Law School is thrilled to announce the Public Welfare Foundation A2J Tech Fellowship.  This is an exciting post-graduate fellowship opportunity for Harvard Law students and graduates interested in working at the intersection of technology and access to justice.  We hope you consider applying!

  • Successfully Protecting Housing Rights of Sexual Assault and Domestic Abuse Survivors

    Attorneys and students in LSC’s Housing Justice for Survivors Project are working on multiple fronts to protect the rights of survivors of sexual assault and physically abusive relationships to ensure that they have safe, affordable housing. Sometimes that means helping tenants break a lease to relocate quickly. In other cases, it means fighting to help them […]

  • AP Story Quotes LSC Attorney on Delay in Cancelling Predatory For-Profit College Loans

    Tens of thousands of former students who say they were swindled by for-profit colleges are being left in limbo as the Trump administration delays action on requests for loan forgiveness, according to court documents obtained by The Associated Press. The Education Department is sitting on more than 65,000 unapproved claims as it rewrites Obama-era rules […]