Multnomah County Attorney’s Office

The Office of Multnomah County Attorney is the County’s legal resource center. The lawyers and staff provide legal services to the Chair’s Office, the Board of County Commissioners, the Sheriff, the County Auditor and County departments and employees on matters ranging from land use to public meetings and records law, real property taxation to inmates’ rights. It represents the County in state and federal courts.





United States

Practice Areas

  • Criminal
  • Government

Practice Type

  • Government
  • Public Interest

Past Externs

Alyson (Aly) Sneider Portland OR 2019 Summer
Josiah Shoup Portland OR 2018 Summer
Stephen Thorpe Portland OR 2018 Spring
Hamza Hashmi Portland OR 2017 Summer
Samuel Carter Portland OR 2017 Spring
Ramon Henderson Portland OR 2016 Summer
Brad Kraus Portland OR 2014 Spring
Bryce Hanks Portland OR 2014 Spring
Hannah Shangraw Portland OR 2013 Fall
Bradley Kraus Portland OR 2013 Summer
Elinor Swanson Portland OR 2012 Summer
Catherine Meyer Portland OR 2011 Summer
Cindy Gaddis Portland OR 2010 Fall
Michael Botthof Portland OR 2010 Summer
Kaori Tanabe Portland OR 2006 Summer
Kim Taylor Portland OR 2004 Fall