We are now accepting applications for a clinic attorney in our Consumer Law/Predatory Lending Clinic. The attorney will engage in both defensive and affirmative litigation, will work closely with colleagues and law students, and will engage with community partners and client groups. The position represents a unique opportunity to join Harvard Law School’s clinical program, to work in a dynamic public interest and clinical teaching law office, and to advocate on behalf of consumers victimized by fraudulent and deceptive practices. To access the job posting, please click here.
To help introduce the Federal Tax Clinic to the community, we are hosting an open house, catered lunch, and informational session at the Legal Services Center’s office in Jamaica Plain on Wednesday, July 29th, from 12:00-1:00pm. This event is for service providers who work with veterans, immigrant communities, low-income populations, VITA programs, and/or economic empowerment programs of any kind. At this event, we will describe in more detail the tax advocacy the Clinic will undertake, best practices for referring clients, and some of the most common legal issues taxpayers face. We’d love for you to join us. If you can attend, please RSVP online, call 617-390-2579, or RSVP via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Even if you are unable to attend our event, please feel free to contact us if you’d like to learn more about the Federal Tax Clinic or any of LSC’s other programs.
The Legal Services Center welcomes T. Keith Fogg as Visiting Professor of Law and Director of the Federal Tax Clinic. Professor Fogg is the preeminent tax clinician in the country and the leading voice on tax law, procedure, and policy for low-income taxpayers.
The Federal Tax Clinic represents taxpayers in IRS controversies. Students in the Clinic will work individually and in teams to represent taxpayers involving examinations, administrative appeals, collection matters and cases before the United States Tax Court and Federal District Courts. For more information, please visit the Clinical and Pro Bono Programs blog.
Come join us every Thursday from 1-2pm for free workshops on SNAP/Food Stamps Benefits! Please call the Legal Services Center at (617) 522-3003 to reserve one of twelve slots for each session.
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