Public Appeal Hearing - August 24, 2022


Date and Time
Wed, Aug. 24, 2022
2:00 –– 4:00 pm


John B Yeon Annex


1600 SE 190th Ave
Portland , OR 97233
United States

Columbia (1st Floor)

Event description


LOCATION: John B. Yeon Annex (Multnomah County Land Use Planning), 1st floor, Columbia Room


View Hearing Livestream

1:00 PM - Johnston, Christina (101151) (Postponed)


  • ACO Brian Wammack
  • Justine Stinnette

The County will be represented by Attorney David Blankfeld

2:00 PM - Davenport, James (101155)


  • ACO Brian Wammack
  • Dalynn Rich

The County will be represented by Legal Aid Nicole Hagen.

3:00 PM - Avalos, Gustavo (101121)


  • ACO Brian Wammack
  • Jay Artz

The County will be represented by Legal Aid Nicole Hagen.

About Public Appeal Hearings

Multnomah County Ordinance provides that an Animal Services Hearings Officer shall hold a public hearing on any properly filed appeal to Notices of Infraction (NOI), or Potentially Dangerous Animal Classifications.

Defendants or counsel can provide the names and e-mail addresses of witnesses to appear, or any guests to attend the hearing in support of the defendant to Nicole Hagen (, and an invitation to the virtual hearing will be provided by e-mail. 

Failure to appear at a scheduled hearing for your case may result in forfeiture of any right to any further appeal for the related violation or determination.

Hearings are open for public attendance.

Hearing Days & Times

  • Public Appeal Hearings are held on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 1 pm

Rules of Conduct for Public Appeal Hearings

  • No recording of the hearing by any unauthorized persons.
  • Participants and witnesses must remain on mute (if virtual), or silent unless they are testifying, questioning witnesses or answering questions.
  • Only one person shall speak at a time.
  • No profanity or abusive behavior will be tolerated. Violators may be removed from the hearing.


To submit evidence for hearings

  • E-mail photos, documents, or other relevant files to Nicole Hagen at 
  • Reference the case number in the e-mail subject line and body
  • Evidence must be submitted by 5 pm on the day before the hearing. All evidence will be distributed by e-mail on the day of the hearing to:
    • The hearings officer
    • The defendant and their legal counsel
    • The county representative
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