News & Highlights

Former HLAB President Suzanna Bobadilla, HLS ’23, reflects on her time in law school & on becoming an advocate for workers’ rights

Suzanna Bobadilla served as the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau’s President from February 2022 through February 2023, and is a student attorney in the Bureau’s Wage Practice. Just weeks before her graduation, HLAB sat down with her for a conversation about her time at HLAB and Read More/Lee Mas

HLAB launches Family Defense subpractice

This semester, HLAB’s Family practice has officially launched its Family Defense subpractice and will begin regularly accepting family defense cases as part of its casework, alongside traditional family cases involving divorce, custody, and parenting time matters. The Bureau currently has six active family defense cases Read More/Lee Mas

HLAB wins judgment against Mass. painting & construction company for recurring wage theft

CAMBRIDGE, Feb. 21, 2023—Dana Talbot, owner of painting and construction company Dana Talbot Painting, has incurred numerous judgments in Massachusetts courts for violating Massachusetts wage laws by refusing to pay employees and ignoring legal action against him. The Harvard Legal Aid Bureau (“HLAB”) has filed Read More/Lee Mas

Kimberly Everett ’22 honored with Dean’s Award for Community Leadership

Kimberly Everett ’22 (Executive Director) received a Dean’s Award for Community Leadership at the Class of 2022 Commencement. The award recognizes graduating students who have significantly contributed to the well-being of the HLS community through student organizations and clinics. Besides serving as the Executive Director Read More/Lee Mas