Destini M. Agüero
Clinical Instructor and Director, Estate Planning Project of the Veterans Legal Clinic
Destini joined the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School in 2018 as a Clinical Instructor and the Estate Planning Project Director of the Veterans Legal Clinic. Destini’s clinic work focuses on providing free legal representation to veterans on matters such as drafting wills, powers of attorney, healthcare proxies, trusts, and probate of estates. Prior to joining the Veterans Legal Clinic, Destini was most recently an Assistant Director in the Co-op and Career Development Office at Northeastern University School of Law, where she also served as the Mock Trial Coach for NUSL’s National Mock Trial Team. She has also taken on pro bono cases through the Community Legal Services and Counseling Center’s Immigration Law Project and the Elder Law Project of the Women’s Bar Foundation, where she assisted older persons in drafting their estate planning documents. Previously, Destini was a Trial Attorney with the Children and Family Law Division of the Committee for Public Counsel Services. Originally from Arizona, Destini received her B.S. in Justice Studies and Social Inquiry from Arizona State University, graduating summa cum laude. She is also a graduate of New York University School of Law, where she was the recipient of the Dean John Sexton Prize for outstanding service to the law school community.