Student Orgs & Journals
Harvard Legal Aid Bureau
September 1, 2021
As a high school student volunteering with Teen Court, Jordi Torres ’13 thought that a legal career in public service might be right for him. Years later, Harvard Law School’s Low Income Protection Plan (LIPP) enabled him to pursue that desire.
Harvard Law School’s ‘outstanding’ housing rights advocacy work honored by Boston Bar Association
October 7, 2019
In September, two Harvard Law School clinics and their community partner organizations were recognized by the Boston Bar Association for their collaborative efforts to fight housing displacement in Boston.
Law students help young immigrants start anew
March 8, 2019
Through the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, one of 30 clinics providing legal assistance at Harvard Law School, dozens of HLS students are taking on high-stakes cases for vulnerable clients.
Student Voices: Working in community to counter the weight of the criminal legal system
February 5, 2019
Frantic phone calls from family and friends facing life-altering legal challenges were Felipe Hernandez' primary motivation for leaving a career in the non-profit world to attend Harvard Law School, and they continue to fuel his involvement in clinics and student practice organizations at HLS, as he hones the skills he needs to keep answering them.
At an award ceremony on Oct. 18, Clinical Professor Esme Caramello ’99, faculty director of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, was honored as one of the 2018 Top Women of Law by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.
Heather Artinian ’18: ‘When people tell me no, that just becomes more of a motivator for me’
May 10, 2018
When Heather Artinian walks on stage to receive her Harvard Law degree later this month, it will be the culmination of 18 years working toward the goal of becoming a lawyer—a goal she has had since the age of 7.
Carrying on a legacy
January 18, 2018
On Saturday, November 20, family, friends, students, and colleagues of the late Harvard Law School Clinical Professor David Grossman gathered at HLS to celebrate his life, honor his community activism, and support his fight for social justice at the second annual David A Grossman (DAG) Fund fundraiser.
Tax Clinic Student Amy Feinberg ’18 argues in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
December 21, 2017
In December, Amy Feinberg ’18 became the second Federal Tax Clinic student to argue an appeal in a federal circuit court since the Clinic opened at Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School in 2015.
November 29, 2017
An eclectic group of forward thinkers takes a longer view and imagines what decades from now might hold for HLS and its graduates.
Julian SpearChief-Morris is the first indigenous student to head Harvard Law School’s Legal Aid Bureau
November 28, 2017
Julian SpearChief-Morris ’17 is the first indigenous student to lead the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, marking his place in the storied history of the bureau which was founded in 1913 to provide legal services to low-income clients in the Boston area.