2018 & 2019 Child Advocacy Clinic Placements

In conjunction with our CAP Child Advocacy Clinic Seminar, HLS second- and third-year students are working at a variety of organizations serving children.

  • Through our fall and spring clinical option, students are working part-time at the local Massachusetts organizations listed below.
  • Through our winter-spring clinical option, students worked on-site at the placements listed below, and then returned to Cambridge and continued working part-time and remotely for the same organizations during the spring term.

Fall & Spring Placement Sites

Center for Law & Education

Child and Youth Protection Unit, Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office

Children and Family Law Division (CAFL), Committee for Public Counsel Services – Appellate Office

Children and Family Law Division (CAFL), Committee for Public Counsel Services – Boston Trial Office

Children’s Law Center of Massachusetts (CLCM)

Citizens for Juvenile Justice (CfJJ)

Department of Children and Families (DCF)

District Attorney’s Office (DA’s Office), Child Protection Unit, Family Protection & Sexual Assault Bureau, Suffolk County

GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD)

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice

Massachusetts Advocates for Children (MAC)

Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education (DESE) – Legal Office

Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee (MHLAC)

Middlesex County Juvenile Court – Cambridge

Suffolk County Juvenile Court – Boston

Youth Advocacy Division (YAD), Committee for Public Counsel Services

Winter-Spring Placement Sites

Advocates for Children of New York – New York City, New York

Center for Children’s Law and Policy – Washington, DC

Children’s Rights, Inc. – New York City, New York

National Center for Youth Law – Oakland, California and Washington, DC

Public Advocates – San Francisco, California

Public Counsel – Los Angeles, California