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The Legal Services Center was founded in 1979 with a commitment to combine education and service in the study of law.

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The Legal Services Center has a long record of providing exemplary legal services to address the unmet needs of low-income individuals and families in Greater Boston.

Students & Clinics

Our mission is to educate law students for practice and professional service while meeting the critical needs of the community.

Latest News

At Family Justice Clinic, A Spotlight on ‘Early Family Defense’

Pushing Back When Government Tries to Separate Low-Income Children from Their Parents There are few things more devastating to a parent than having a child taken from them by the government. For Emma LoMastro ’25, ...
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Basundhara Mukherjee ’24 on Finding Community Outside of the Classroom

By Harvard Law School Student Basundhara Mukherjee ’24 What leads a non-veteran to spend a year with the Veterans Legal Clinic? When I decided to enroll in the clinic during my 3L fall, I knew ...
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David Paul ’24 wins the David A. Grossman Exemplary Clinical Student Award

Originally Posted in Harvard Law Today: Story by Olivia Klein David Paul ’24 is the recipient of the 2024 David A. Grossman Exemplary Clinical Student Award. Paul is honored for his exceptional achievements in the ...
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Douglas Griswold ’25 on Taking Action to Enforce Protections Already in the Law

For the past several years the Legal Services Center has noticed concerning practices by the companies contracting with medical facilities to provide medical records that appear to be in violation of Massachusetts’ patients’ rights laws. ...
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