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County Attorney
   Jenny M. Madkour, County Attorney, BA California State University at Fullerton, JD Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College. Jenny advises the Board of Commissioners, Chair, Auditor, Office of Equity and Diversity, Budget & Performance, Elections, Risk Management, the Communications Office, and Animal Services.

Jacquie Weber, Deputy County AttorneyBA Carleton College, JD Northwestern School of Law. Jacquie advises the Sheriff's Office, Community Justice, Health and Corrections Health, Finance, and represents the County in civil forfeiture and ITAX matters.


David N. Blankfeld, Assistant County Attorney, BA University of Arizona, JD Northwestern School of Law. David represents the County in tort litigation, civil rights, appellate issues, and other matters in state and federal courts. He also serves as an advisory attorney for Animal Services, DCS Administration and is the managing attorney for law clerks.

Carlo Calandriello, Assistant County Attorney, BS, MS, Florida International University, JD Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College. Carlo represents the County in tort and civil rights litigation and other matters in state and federal courts. Carlo is fluent in Spanish.

Susan Dunaway, Assistant County Attorney, BA Immaculate Heart College, JD Loyola at Los Angeles. Susan advises the Sheriff's Office, Corrections Health, and Risk Management.  She represents the County in tort litigation, appellate issues and other matters in state and federal courts.

Ken Elliott, Assistant County Attorney, BA University of Montana, JD Northwestern School of Law - Lewis & Clark College. Ken advises on real estate, facilities management and construction matters.

Justin D. Gericke, Assistant County Attorney, BA DePauw University, MPA/MSES Indiana University, JD Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College. Justin is a general litigator and advisory attorney.

Patrick Henry, Assistant County Attorney, BA University of Virginia, JD University of Notre Dame. Patrick advises County Human Services and Emergency Management.

Andy Jones, Assistant County Attorney, BS, JD, University of Wisconsin. Andy represents the County before state and federal courts, primarily in tort and civil rights litigation, as well as serving as a general advisory attorney.

Lindsay Kandra, Assistant County Attorney, JD University of Oregon, BA Linfield College. Lindsay advises on contract administration, purchasing, land use planning code enforcement, and intellectual property.  She also advises Information Technologies, the Citizen Involvement Committee, and the Children, Families & Community Commission, and represents the County in tax litigation. 

Courtney Lords, Assistant County Attorney, BS and MPA University of Utah, JD University of Oregon Law School.  Courtney advises and represents the Divisions of Land Use Planning and Assessment & Taxation and provides counsel in the areas of real estate, facilities and construction matters.   

Bernadette Dieker Nunley, Assistant County Attorney, BA Bellarmine College, JD Lewis and Clark Law School. Bernadette advises the Health Department, the Library, Central Purchasing and the Office of Sustainability. She also trains County employees on Oregon Ethics and Public Records law and advises departments about social computing. 

Matthew O. Ryan, Assistant County Attorney, BS Portland State University, JD Northwestern School of Law. Matt advises and represents various Community Services and County Management Divisions including Transportation, Fleet, Records, Electronics & Distribution, Facilities, Tax Title, and the County Surveyor. 

Kathryn Short, Assistant County Attorney, BS Santa Clara University, JD Willamette University College of Law. Kathryn advises the County generally in employment and labor law matters, and specifically advises Human Resources.

Jed Tomkins, Assistant County Attorney, BS Cornell University, JD Lewis & Clark Law School. Jed advises and represents the Divisions of Land Use Planning and Assessment & Taxation and provides counsel in the areas of municipal revenue and economic development.

Kate von Ter Stegge, Assistant County Attorney, BA University of Virginia, JD University of Virginia Law School. She generally advises in employment and labor law matters, and serves as an employment and general litigator. 


Ona L. Davis, Paralegal, administrative and litigation support, legislative Paralegal, county code maintenance, legislative and administrative support.

Amy M. Goodale, Paralegal, administrative and litigation support.

Jane Hadley, Administrative Assistant, provides administrative and litigation support.

Angie Alcorn, Paralegal, administrative and litigation support.  

Nikia Pritchard, Receptionist, provides administrative and litigation support.  

Legal Assistant (Paralegal) Careers; photo by Kristin Beadle (www.beadledesign.com)