2017 CCBA Officers

CCBA Officers take their positions in January and commence organizing the many CCBA annual events. The Officers are available by phone or email for questions and/ or suggestions. Please feel free to contact us.

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Jeff Nitschke
President

Jeff NitschkeJeffrey Nitschke is a Deputy District Attorney with the Clackamas County District Attorney’s office, where he is a member of the misdemeanor team. He completed his undergraduate at Marquette University in Wisconsin before attending University of Oregon Law School, where he graduated in 2014. During law school, he worked for one year as an intern with the Lane County District Attorney’s Office and one year as a Certified Law Student with the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office. Jeff enjoys outdoor sports and plays music in his spare time.

Katie Baker
President-Elect

Katie BakerKathleen M. Baker was a deputy prosecutor and practiced civil litigation in Hawaii from 2005 to 2010. She moved to Oregon in 2010 and currently practices in Oregon City in the areas of family law, estate planning, juvenile dependency, and criminal defense. As a community lawyer she is committed to helping her clients through extremely trying times and will walk them through the legal process so that they can come out on the other side ready to move forward to a peaceful, happier future.

Alec Laidlaw
Secretary

Angela Laidlaw Alec Laidlaw is an attorney with Laidlaw & Laidlaw, PC in Oregon City. Alec believes that litigation requires vigilance, diligence, and thorough preparation. Most important, it requires a cool head and laser focus on the client’s best interests. For Alec, fighting a court battle is a lot like a game of chess: “It’s about carefully planning every move, advancing your line forward, and cornering the opponent until there’s no place left for him to move. A lot of times that game is already over before your opponent even realizes it has started.”

Aubrey Hoffman
Treasurer

Aubrey HoffmanAubrey Hoffman is a criminal defense attorney with a practice of her own in Oregon City, OR. She is an Oregon attorney dedicated to serving the needs of her clients with compassion, understanding, and respect. Client focused and quality driven, Aubrey professionally represents and zealously protects her clients' interests during what can be an incredibly scary and stressful time in ones life.

Alex Hayes
Member-at-Large

Alex Hayes Alex Hayes is a Deputy District Attorney with the Clackamas County District Attorney’s office.

Hafez Daree
Immediate Past President

Hafez Daree Hafez is a co-founder of Luby Daraee Law Group, P.C. Hafez has represented individual and corporate clients in litigation and transactional matters for over two decades. In addition to serving as legal counsel to his clients, Hafez has served as a presenter and educator for Continuing Legal Education providers, trade associations and clients, on topics related to litigation planning and avoidance, construction law and collection strategies. Hafez is primarily responsible for the Firm’s litigation practice.