About Us

Laurel Herndon - Founder, Executive Director and Managing Attorney


Licensed Colorado Attorney (35691)
Licensed Illinois Attorney-- inactive status
J.D. University of Illinois (1982)
B.S. Purdue University, Political Science and French (1979)
Laurel is proficient in Spanish
Awards include:
Boulder County Aids Project "Legends" Award (2011)
Family Learning Center "Penfield Tate" Award (2004)
Boulder County Community Action Program "Partners" Award (2002)

Laurel specializes in affirmative immigration cases.

Susan Howard - Paralegal


Susan Howard joined the ILCBC staff as paralegal in May, 2015.
Susan graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a degree in Sociology and Leadership. Susan is passionate about social justice. She will begin law school in the fall of 2016.

Belen Pargas Solis - Administrative Assistant


Belen Pargas Solis is a 2009 graduate of Longmont High School, where she participated in activities focusing on immigrant rights.
After high school Belen worked as a customer service representative in Monterrey, Mexico, where she assisted Spanish-speaking clients.
Belen plans to pursue higher education, starting at Front Range Community College in 2015.