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:

De Novo Center for Justice and Healing

47 Thorndike Street, SB-LL-1
Cambridge, MA 02141
Phone: (617) 661-1010

Greater Boston Legal Services

(Main Office)

197 Friend Street
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: (800) 323-3205
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

7 Winthrop Square, 2nd floor
Boston, MA 02110-1245
Phone: (617) 423-0648

Massachusetts Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service

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

The Boston Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service

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

MyLife Services

MyLife Services provides MIT faculty, staff, postdocs – and families – 24/7 access to a network of experts who are available to help with life concerns.

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