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Accessing Court Facilities

Multnomah County Courthouse Access Issues: The Fourth Avenue entrance to the Multnomah County Courthouse has several steps. Individuals with mobility impairments may use the entrance on SW 5th Avenue at SW Salmon Street, by pressing the wheelchair button at the right side of the doors, signaling security staff of your request to enter. This entrance has a ramp to the first floor, and Sheriff’s Office personnel will respond to assist you with getting into the building.
Other facilities: The East County Courthouse, Justice Center, and Juvenile Justice Centers were built to be compliant with state and federal law on accessibility. Individuals with mobility impairments should find these buildings fully accessible.

Requests for ADA Accommodations

Oregon state court system is dedicated to provide equal access to court programs and services for people with disabilities under the American with Disabilities Act (ADA). Each Court has an ADA Coordinator to help with accommodation requests.

 

Requests for ADA accommodations must be received no later than four judicial days before an event. More about the notification to the court and what information can be found in Uniform Trial Court Rules (UTCR) 7.060.

To request an ADA accommodation, please fill out the ADA Accommodation Request with as much detail as you can provide about your case, what accommodation you are seeking, and your contact information. If you require assistance completing the form or require the form in an alternative format, please contact the ADA Coordinator below. Please note that the accommodation request form itself is fully accessible and is compliant with screen reader technology, etc. It can be filled out electronically, saved, and sent by email to the address below to submit your request. 

Jeremy M. Wolff
ADA Coordinator
Multnomah County Circuit Court
Multnomah County Courthouse, Room 236
1021 SW 4th Avenue
Portland or 97204

Phone 503.988.3957
Dial 711 for Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS)
Email: ADA Coordinator

Many of our documents are in Portable Document Format (PDF). Adobe® Reader® is free software you can use to read and access the information contained within PDF files. The latest version of Adobe Reader contains many capabilities specifically designed to make it easier for people with disabilities to read PDF files. Accessing PDF Documents with Assistive Technology - A Screen Reader User's Guide and more information is available on the Adobe Reader Accessibility web page..

Additional ADA Information

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