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Inside Animal Hoarding: Perspectives from All Stakeholders

Total Credits: 2.0 CLE

Average Rating:
Animal Law |  Criminal Litigation
Janet L Altschuler |  Ricardo Chavez |  Debra Lowther-Hayes |  Erica Gee Lynch |  Christina Snow |  Kendrick A Wilson
Original Program Date:
Dec 06, 2022


Learn how animal hoarding affects many aspects of our community and the multiple stakeholders who are working to address this problem.You will hear the perspective of law enforcement, prosecution, defense counsel, probation officer and treatment provider, and the essential role that each of them play.



Honorable Kendrick Wilson, Presiding Judge, Animal Welfare Court - Pima County Consolidated Justice Court 

Erica Gee Lynch, Deputy County Attorney, Pima County Attorney's Office   

Janet L. Altschuler, Attorney at Law

Christina Snow, Supervisor of Animal Protection Officers, Pima Animal Care Center 

Officer Ricardo Chavez, Pima County Adult Probation 

Debra Lowther-Hays, L.P.C., Director, Perception Counseling



Honorable Kendrick Wilson, Presiding Judge, Animal Welfare Court - Pima County Consolidated Justice Court




Erica Gee Lynch Related Seminars and Products

Pima County Attorney's Office

Kendrick A Wilson Related Seminars and Products

Justice of the Peace

Honorable Kendrick Wilson is the Justice of the Peace for Precinct 9, one of the County's most diverse precincts. Precinct 9 includes the University of Arizona, the City of South Tucson and parts of the Tohono O'odham Nation.

Before being appointed as a Justice of the Peace, Judge Wilson worked as a prosecutor handling domestic violence and animal abuse cases. He worked for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe from 2015 until 2019 and worked from 2010 until 2015 in the Pima County Attorney's Office.

Judge Wilson presides over the Animal Welfare Court, which is the first of its kind in the nation. This problem-solving court focuses on the most serious animal cruelty and neglect misdemeanor cases and emphasizes offender treatment to avoid recidivism.



Overall:      4.4

Total Reviews: 13


Isabel K

"Excellent!! :)"

Larry F

"Very infomative"

Eric H

"Materials are organized logically."

Stephanie N

"I have only scanned. I have not reviewed them yet."

Maureen S

"Some places could have benefitted from a bit more prep."

Bryan A

"I am involved in animal rescure and the perspective from the legal and practical enforcement standpoint was very informative. "

Richard D

"my interest in animal law over the years."

Jose C

"Very informative & great flow of very relevant information"