Nicole Herrera is a Deputy I at the Whatcom County Public Defender Office and practices criminal defense in Whatcom County District Court. She graduated from the University of Idaho, magna cum laude, in 2006, and from Gonzaga University School of Law, cum laude, in 2013. During law school, Nicole interned with a public defender in Adams County, as well as with the Spokane County Public Defender Office. She was admitted to the Washington State Bar in 2013, and joined the Whatcom County Public Defender Office in January 2014. Nicole has lived in Mexico and Cuba and speaks Spanish fluently.