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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 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

NFL-Bob Woodruff Foundation Salute to Service Partnership Grant To Support Vitally Needed, Free Estate Planning Services for Low-Income Veterans Amid COVID-19 Crisis

 Estate Planning Project at the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School will use funds to help vulnerable veterans with wills, healthcare proxies, other legal needs The Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School is …

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Alexander Chen: Gay Rights and Trans Rights Are Indivisible. SCOTUS Just Showed Why.

By Alexander Chen, LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic Director Since the start of the modern LGBT movement in the 1960s, some members of the community have questioned the degree of common interest between lesbian, gay, and bisexual …

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LGBTQ+ Clinic Director on SCOTUS ruling: A Milestone in LGBT Rights

Alexander Chen ’15, founding director of HLS’ LBGTQ+ Advocacy Clinic, discusses the significance of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision protecting LGBT workers By Brett Milano While calling the United States Supreme Court’s ruling this …

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Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs Recognizes Six Students—Including Two LSC Alums—for Outstanding Work

This year, the Harvard Law School Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs has recognized six students from the Class of 2020 for their outstanding clinical and pro bono work: Daniel Moubayed ’20, International Human …

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