Harvard Legal Aid Bureau

The Harvard Legal Aid Bureau ("HLAB") is the oldest student-run legal services office in the United States, founded in 1913.wikipedia
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Located at 23 Everett Street in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the Bureau's mission is to provide an important community service while giving student attorneys the opportunity to develop professional skills as part of the clinical programs of Harvard Law School.
These organizations include the student-edited journals, Harvard Law Record, and the HLS Drama Society, which organizes the annual Harvard Law School Parody, the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau as well as other political, social, service, and athletic groups.

Deval Patrick

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Notable members include Supreme Court Justice William J. Brennan, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, activist and First Lady Michelle Obama, Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Berkshire Hathaway's Charlie Munger and law professors Erwin Chemerinsky and Laurence Tribe.
He went on to attend Harvard College and Harvard Law School, where he was president of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau.

William J. Brennan Jr.

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Notable members include Supreme Court Justice William J. Brennan, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, activist and First Lady Michelle Obama, Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Berkshire Hathaway's Charlie Munger and law professors Erwin Chemerinsky and Laurence Tribe.
Brennan graduated from Harvard Law School near the top of his class in 1931 and was a member of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau.

Michelle Obama

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Notable members include Supreme Court Justice William J. Brennan, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, activist and First Lady Michelle Obama, Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Berkshire Hathaway's Charlie Munger and law professors Erwin Chemerinsky and Laurence Tribe.
She worked for the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, assisting low-income tenants with housing cases.

Laurence Tribe

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Notable members include Supreme Court Justice William J. Brennan, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, activist and First Lady Michelle Obama, Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Berkshire Hathaway's Charlie Munger and law professors Erwin Chemerinsky and Laurence Tribe.
He holds an A.B. in mathematics, summa cum laude from Harvard College (1962), and a J.D., magna cum laude from Harvard Law School (1966), where he was a member of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau.

Loretta Lynch

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Notable members include Supreme Court Justice William J. Brennan, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, activist and First Lady Michelle Obama, Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Berkshire Hathaway's Charlie Munger and law professors Erwin Chemerinsky and Laurence Tribe.
Lynch earned a Bachelor of Arts in English and American literature from Harvard College in 1981 and a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School in 1984, where she was a member of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau.

Erwin Chemerinsky

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Notable members include Supreme Court Justice William J. Brennan, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, activist and First Lady Michelle Obama, Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Berkshire Hathaway's Charlie Munger and law professors Erwin Chemerinsky and Laurence Tribe.
He then attended Harvard Law School, where he was a member of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau.

Project No One Leaves

Working in coordination with Project No One Leaves, the Bureau has attracted national attention for its success in protecting neighborhoods, defending tenants in court, and changing state law.
The group was established in 2008 by members of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau who specialized in housing law in response to a perceived spike in foreclosures and mass evictions in low-income Boston neighborhoods.

Jed S. Rakoff

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He earned his Master of Philosophy in Indian History from Balliol College at Oxford University (1966), and received a Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Harvard Law School (1969), where he was a member of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau.

William Schwarzer

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He received an Artium Baccalaureus degree, (cum laude), at the University of Southern California in 1948, and a Bachelor of Laws with honors from Harvard Law School in 1951, where he was a member of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, and where he also served as a teaching fellow from 1951 to 1952.

Emily C. Hewitt

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She graduated with honors from Harvard Law School in 1978, where she was a member of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau.

Matthew Kennelly

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He graduated from University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1978 and Harvard Law School with a Juris Doctor in 1981, where he was Executive Director of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau.

Ojetta Rogeriee Thompson

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Hon. Ojetta Rogeriee Thompson, United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
In 1975 she worked as a law clerk for the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau.

Joseph A. Califano Jr.

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Joseph Anthony Califano, Jr, 12th United States Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare
In law school, he was a member of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau and an editor of the Harvard Law Review.

Alan Khazei

Alan Khazei, CEO of Be the Change, U.S. Senate candidate
He graduated from Harvard College with honors in 1983 and in 1987 from Harvard Law School, where he was a member of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau.

Charlie Munger

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Notable members include Supreme Court Justice William J. Brennan, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, activist and First Lady Michelle Obama, Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Berkshire Hathaway's Charlie Munger and law professors Erwin Chemerinsky and Laurence Tribe.
At Harvard he was a member of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau.

Stephen W. Preston

Stephen W. Preston, General Counsel, Central Intelligence Agency and former General Counsel of the Navy
Stephen W. Preston received his B.A. from Yale University, and then attended Harvard Law School, where he was a member of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, graduating with a J.D. in 1983.

Will A. Gunn

Will A. Gunn, General Counsel, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
While at Harvard, he was elected President of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau.

Raj Goyle

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Raj Goyle, State Congressman representing the 87th district of Kansas.
He then went to Harvard Law School where he founded a small technology company with two classmates and where he was a member of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau.

Joe Kennedy III

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Joseph P. Kennedy III, U.S. Representative for Massachusetts 4th Congressional District.
While in school, Kennedy worked for the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, providing legal aid to low-income tenants with foreclosure cases in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.

Fernande R.V. Duffly

Hon. Fernande R.V. Duffly, Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts
Duffly received her B.A. from the University of Connecticut in 1973 (with Highest Honors, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi) and her law degree from Harvard Law School, where she was Executive Director of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau in 1977-1978.

Jeffrey Steingarten

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Jeffrey Steingarten graduated from Harvard University in 1965, where he was an officer of the Harvard Lampoon Magazine, and Harvard Law School, where he was a member of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, in 1968.

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The Harvard Legal Aid Bureau ("HLAB") is the oldest student-run legal services office in the United States, founded in 1913.

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The Bureau is one of three honors societies at the law school, along with the Harvard Law Review and the Board of Student Advisers.

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The Bureau is one of three honors societies at the law school, along with the Harvard Law Review and the Board of Student Advisers.