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New England Law | Boston students can obtain academic credit and gain valuable, real-world experience through pro bono (volunteer) and public service legal work. These activities help build résumés and can lead to additional opportunities, both while in law school and after graduation.
Professor Ilene S. Klein and Colleen M. Decker ’16 discuss a case in the law schools in-house legal clinic.

Many Ways to Get Involved

Using their legal studies in the name of the public good is important to many of our students, so we offer many ways for students to engage in pro bono work while at New England Law.

  • Explore volunteer opportunities through our academic centers and their associated faculty
  • Tackle pro bono work as part of your clinical courses
  • Engage in pro bono activities through our student organizations

Our Career Services Office regularly shares information about pro bono opportunities and facilitates the law school’s pro bono initiatives.

Receive Recognition on Your Transcript

Our Public Service Transcript Notation Program enables students to receive formal recognition on their New England Law transcripts for qualifying public service and pro bono legal work performed while in law school.