Pro Bono and Public Service Legal Work
- doing pro bono work as part of their clinical courses;
- taking advantage of opportunities provided through our academic centers and their associated faculty, and;
- engaging in student organization activities throughout the region.
Students interested in volunteer (pro bono) legal work may identify opportunities through the law school's academic centers, the opportunities listed on the Career Services Office website, and generally through the our pro bono coordinator, Nicole Park.
Volunteer Legal Opportunities through Academic Centers
Center for Law and Social Responsibility
Criminal Justice Project
Volunteer Legal Opportunities through the Career Services Office
Students are also encouraged to pursue individual opportunities to engage in pro bono and public service work. Volunteer legal opportunities in Massachusetts are more easily found on www.MassProBono.org.
Public Service Transcript Notation Program
Students whose pro bono or public interest legal work is unpaid and without credit are eligible to receive a transcript notation through the Public Service Transcript Notation Program, approved by the Public Service Project at the Center for Law and Social Responsibility.