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Student Work

The Government Lawyer clinic allows students to examine firsthand the roles and responsibilities of a federal prosecutor. Students are placed at the United States Attorney’s Office in Boston. Work may include research, writing, witness preparation, working with evidence, and attending hearings.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office offers placements in the following criminal divisions:

Important Information

All students must complete a lengthy security clearance process by the Department of Justice, which involves numerous forms and fingerprinting. This process may take up to eight weeks for final clearance, which is then valid for only six months.

Registration Information

To learn more about the clinic and how you can register please the read the information on the

Faculty and Staff

Alex Whiting (Professor of Practice)
Maureen Worth (Faculty Assistant)


Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs
Harvard Law School
6 Everett Street, Suite 3085 (WCC)
Cambridge, MA 02138