Professor Barbara Oro is a supervising attorney at New England School of Law's Clinical Law Office, the school's in-house clinic, where she supervises NESL students representing indigent clients in civil cases. Professor Oro volunteers at the Probate and Family Court's Lawyer-for-the-Day program, taking students with her to provide advice and assistance to litigants without counsel. Before joining NESL, Professor Oro worked as a Bar Advocate in Suffolk County (Massachusetts) representing indigent defendants. Professor Oro serves as the main lawyer for a Legal Clinic at Alternative House, a battered women's outreach program in Lowell, MA. Professor Oro handles pro bono family law cases, and is a member of the Family Law Task Force, a statewide coalition of legal services lawyers providing representation for indigent clients in the area of family.