Street law provides free legal counsel

By Kaila Cove Street Law provides the community with free legal advice. Street Law, which is held by Law Advocates, a Bellingham nonprofit, gives counseling on a drop-in basis and is held several times a month in the Heiner Center at Whatcom Community College and at the Bellingham Public Library….

Whatcom instuctor Nancy Ivarinen recognized for pro bono work

By Max Singer   Whatcom’s Paralegal Program Coordinator and criminal law teacher, Nancy Ivarinen, 59, was awarded the Joseph T. Pemberton Award in early February for her strong pledge to civil legal assistance in the community. The LAW Advocates is a program that provides free legal aid to low-income families…