Resources For Personal Legal Matters

Attorneys in the OGC can offer general guidance and information about MIT policies, procedures and practices to the MIT community.  OGC attorneys represent the Institute and are restricted by professional ethical standards from providing legal advice or representation to MIT community members on personal matters.

For legal advice on personal matters, the following resources may be of help to community members who have legal assistance needs:

Community Legal Services and Counseling Center

One West Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
Phone: (617) 661-1010

Greater Boston Legal Services

(Main Office)

197 Friend Street
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: (617) 371-1234
TDD: (617) 371-1228

(Cambridge/Somerville Office)

60 Gore Street, Suite 203
Cambridge, MA 02141
Phone: (617) 603-2700
TDD: (617) 494-1757

National Consumer Law Center

Boston Headquarters

7 Winthrop Square
Boston, MA 02110-1245
Phone: (617) 542-8010

Volunteer Lawyers Project of the Boston Bar Association

99 Chauncey Street, Suite 400
Boston, MA 02111
Phone: (617) 423-0648

Massachusetts Bar Association Lawyer Reference Service

20 West Street
Boston, MA 02111-1204
Phone: (866) 627-7577
Phone: (617) 654-0400

The Boston Bar Association Lawyer Reference Service

16 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108
Phone: (617) 742-0625
Phone: (800) 552-7046

MyLife Services

A benefit for MIT faculty, staff, postdoc associates and fellows, MyLife Services is a free, confidential, 24/7 counseling, consultation, and work-life referral service.

Are you a student?  Please also see our Resources for Students page.