The Harvard Defenders office is currently working remotely due to the COVID-19 outbreak. We are available M-F 9am-5pm. Please dial 617.495.4413 to reach our main line or e-mail defender@law.harvard.edu

The only legal service organization in Massachusetts representing low-income people for free in criminal show-cause hearings.

We seek to reduce the harm of the criminal legal system on community members through client-centered, compassionate, and persuasive legal practice.

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