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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Hafez Daree
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.

Jeff Nitschke
President-Elect

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.

Sarah K. Vogel
Treasurer

Sarah VogelSarah Vogel graduated cum laude from Lewis & Clark Law School in 2014. During law school, she worked for two years as a law clerk with the Oregon Department of Justice in the Criminal & Collateral Remedies Division. Sarah was the recipient of the peer-nominated Joyce Harpole Memorial Scholarship during law school. Sarah is currently a member of the Joyce Harpole Awards Committee, which awards both the scholarship and an Attorney Award yearly. Upon graduation, Sarah was hired as a Deputy District Attorney for Clackamas County, where she is currently assigned to the Misdemeanor Team.

Angela Laidlaw
Immediate Past President

Angela Laidlaw Angela Laidlaw is the Managing Partner of Laidlaw & Laidlaw, PC in Oregon City. As a mediator and collaborative law attorney, she helps families resolve divorces, custody cases, and parenting time disputes in a way that preserves important, lifelong relationships.

Originally from the Seattle area, Angela moved across the country and finished high school in Vienna, Virginia. She attended The College of William and Mary, majoring in Business/Marketing, then attended the University of San Diego School of Law. Angela practiced law in California before moving to Oregon in 2007. In addition to her legal work, Angela has taught paralegal courses and served on the Board of Directors for Bradley Angle House, an organization dedicated to helping victims of domestic violence.

With four active children, Angela spends weekends watching soccer games, attending dance recitals, and cheering at Tae Kwon Do practices. She also enjoys running (having finished three marathons), reading, cooking, and finding great restaurants in the Portland area.