Vote for the 2013 Gary Bellow Public Service Award Student and Alumnus/a Winners!

Vote for the 2013 Gary Bellow Public Service Award Student and Alumnus/a Winners!

The Gary Bellow Public Service Award was created in 2001 in honor of Professor Gary Bellow.  Professor Bellow was the founder and former faculty director of Harvard Law School’s Clinical Programs.  Two awards are given annually by the student body of Harvard Law School to one HLS student and one HLS alumnus/a whose commitment to social justice and excellence in public interest work embody the spirit of Gary Bellow’s work and make us proud to be a part of the HLS community.

We are excited to announce the finalists for the 2012 Gary Bellow Public Service Award!  The student finalists are Crystal Redd (’13), Lara Berlin (JD’14 & MA, Law and Diplomacy’14), and Stephanie Davidson (’13).  The alumni finalists are Laurel Firestone (’04), Nisha Agarwal (’06), and Sarah Walzer (’86).  Fuller bios of our finalists, chosen from a pool of outstanding and deserving nominees, are provided in the survey below.  We extend our sincere thanks to all of those who participated: nominators, nominees, committee members, and enthusiastic members of the HLS community.

We encourage you to vote, and to encourage your friends to vote.  The polls will be open until Wednesday, March 27th, at 11:59 pm. To read more about the candidates and to vote, please visit  Each student is able to vote once for one student and one alumnus/a.  Please email with any questions.

Abbey Marr and Jeanne Segil
Gary Bellow Public Service Award 2013 Co-Chairs

Legal Services Center Summer Fellows Program Accepting Applications

The Legal Services Center is accepting applications for the 2013 Summer Fellows Program. Summer fellows have the unique opportunity to work full-time with one of the following clinics at the Center: Administrative/Disability Litigation Clinic; Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (formerly the Health Law and Policy Clinic; Estate Planning Clinic; Food Law and Policy Clinic; Post Foreclosure Eviction Defense Housing Clinic; Predatory Lending/Consumer Protection Clinic; and, Veterans Clinic. Summer fellows are unpaid but eligible for all public interest fellowships including SPIF and EJA. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until opportunities are filled. For more information on the program and how to apply visit:… or contact  lscsummer at

Fellowships in Law and Economics

Students wishing to apply for a John M. Olin or Terence M. Considine Fellowship in Law and Economics may obtain an information sheet and application on our website at…. Any student at Harvard Law School is eligible to apply for a Fellowship. Fellowships, which normally are for a one-year period, involve a stipend of $3,000. Students should submit their applications by June 15, 2013, in order to be considered for a full year fellowship.