Student Work Students work with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) attorneys on cases covering a broad range of the Commission’s mission such as conducting investigations of industry and issuer practices, and assisting in the litigation of enforcement actions, including trial preparation and legal research and writing. Students are primarily placed within the Enforcement […]
HLS offers one combined Supreme Court Litigation Clinic in which students have the opportunity to gain experience in Supreme Court and appellate-level litigation through involvement in pending cases. Students work in teams under the supervision of prominent and experienced attorneys to learn the skills, structure, and methodology of litigating a Supreme Court case. Join us to learn more about this clinic.
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. Join us to learn more about these opportunities.
Join us to learn more about how you can work with the Community Enterprise Project to stimulate business development, increase access to capital, promote job growth, and enable sustainable affordable home ownership.
Are you interested in gaining experience working directly with clients? Do you want the chance to argue motions in court in front of real judges? Do you want to use the law to make a difference in the Boston community? Consider joining the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau!
Do you want to talk about legal opinions, sentences, and judicial matters with a judge? Join us for a discussion of the Judicial Process in Trial Courts Clinic and the opportunity to work with real judges.
Are you interested in providing legal assistance to small businesses, entrepreneurs and community organizations? Do you want to learn about business formation, contract review and negotiation, commercial financing, leasing, community economic development, and other transactional legal services? Join us to learn more about these opportunities.
Come learn more about how you can work directly with clients, participate in cutting-edge litigation and strategies for social change, and learn real-world lawyering skills in HLS’s own public interest law firm.
Do you want to help low-income veterans who need legal representation to access healthcare, disability benefits, and other critical supports? Do you want to represent clients in appeal hearings, in state and federal court, and before armed services boards of review? Join us to learn more about these and other opportunities.
FLPC provides legal advice to nonprofits and government agencies seeking to increase access to healthy foods, prevent diet-related diseases such as obesity and type 2 diabetes, and reduce barriers to market entry for small-scale and sustainable food producers, while educating law students about ways to use law and policy to impact the food system. Join us to learn more about these opportunities.
Are you interested in a clinical placement with a local district attorneys’ office, where you can represent the Commonwealth, prosecuting non-jury criminal cases in district court? Do you want to learn more about how you can prepare for arraignments, motion hearings, and trials? Join us to learn more about these opportunities.
The Clinic trains lawyers with the skills—in negotiation, mediation, facilitated dialogue, stakeholder assessment, dispute systems evaluation and design, conflict analysis, and curriculum development—necessary to help their clients manage their negotiations and disputes efficiently and creatively. Join us to learn more about these opportunities.
Are you interested in working with the International Human Rights Clinic to document abuse and interview survivors; undertake legal, factual, and strategic analysis; and litigate cases in U.S. courts and before regional bodies? Do you want to learn more about the opportunity to gain firsthand experience with the vital issues, institutions, and processes of the human rights movement? Join us to learn more.