The Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization (LSO) provides legal representation to individuals and organizations in need of legal services but unable to afford private attorneys. Students, supervised by Law School faculty members and participating attorneys, interview clients, write briefs, prepare witnesses, try cases, negotiate settlements, draft documents, participate in commercial transactions, draft legislation and regulatory proposals, and argue appeals in state and federal courts, including the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the Connecticut Supreme Court.

Fellowship Opportunities

LSO Summer Fellowships

A fellowship program of approximately 20-25 part and full time students, from Yale and other law schools.

Cover Fellowships

Yale Law School’s Robert M. Cover Fellowship Program offers post-graduate fellowships to experienced attorneys interested in clinical law teaching.

Ludwig Fellow

The Ludwig Clinical Fellowship, a two-year position designed for a lawyer interested in preparing for a career in law school clinical teaching.

Contact Us

For Students or Prospective Students

Feel free to email any of the faculty members associated with the LSO clinic you are interested in.

For general information at LSO, please email Professor Mike Wishnie, Director of LSO.

For Clients, Prospective Clients, and Others

For general information or to request legal services, please call (203) 432-4800. Our fax number is (203) 432-1426.

Our mailing address is:
Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization
Yale Law School
P.O. Box 209090
New Haven, CT 06520-9090

For express mail and package deliveries:
Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization
Yale Law School
127 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511

We are located in Ruttenberg Hall, 133 Wall Street in New Haven.