You belong to an extraordinary group of Harvard leaders, lawyers, and agents of change.
Accessing this network and staying connected is easier than ever with HLS Amicus, our community-building platform. Featuring directories with powerful search and messaging functions, as well as advising and mentoring opportunities, HLS Amicus is the best platform to deepen your HLS connections and forge new relationships across shared interests.
Amicus for Alumni
HLS Amicus serves alumni as a directory, a way to stay significantly connected to HLS, and as a channel to discover new resources for yourself and your career through the HLS community. Log in to update your profile, search for classmates and new connections, and learn more about connecting with current students.
Amicus for Students
HLS Amicus serves students as a directory, an advising network and mentoring tool, and a community-building platform. Amicus will help you connect with students in your current courses and those who share your interests or career aspirations. Amicus gives you access to peer, faculty, and alumni advising opportunities. It’s a terrific way to make connections and build your networks at HLS.
Advising opportunities through HLS Amicus are comprehensive, focused on supporting law school students in every aspect of their experience. In addition to career guidance, students can reach out to peers, faculty, and alumni to discuss many topics, including:
- Balancing parenthood and legal practice
- Career advising (both general career advising and summer job advising)
- Career advising for foreign legal associates
- Careers in academia (including clinical teaching)
- Careers in non-law fields
- Clerkship advising (U.S.)
- Fellowships advising
- Issues facing first generation attorneys
- Issues facing International J.D.
- Issues facing lawyers with disabilities
- Issues of gender in the legal profession
- Issues of race in the legal profession
- LGBTQ+ issues in the legal profession
- L.L.M. advising
- Managing a transnational career
- Navigating law school (including course selection, clinic selection, extracurriculars, and managing work load and stress)
- Navigating loan repayment and LIPP
- Pro bono work in private practice
- J.D. advising
- Transitioning between private and public sector
- Veterans’ issues in the legal profession
- Work life balance/time management in the legal profession