Clackamas County Bar Association announces new officers
Clackamas County Bar Association has selected Oregon City attorney Angela Laidlaw to serve as president of the organization during 2017.
Laidlaw takes over for Larry Peterson. Hafez Daraee of Tigard will serve as vice president; Sarah Vogel of Oregon City will serve as treasurer; and Jeffrey Nitschke of Oregon City will serve as secretary. Jacqueline Alarcon of Portland is on the board as a member-at-large.
Laidlaw is the managing partner of Laidlaw & Laidlaw PC. She handles domestic relations/family law cases as a mediator and collaborative lawyer. A graduate of the University of San Diego School of Law, Laidlaw and her husband, Alex, opened their firm in 2007. She has taught paralegal courses at Pioneer Pacific College and served on the Board of Directors for Bradley Angle, an organization dedicated to helping victims of domestic violence.
Daraee is co-founder of Luby Daraee Law Group PC, where he is primarily responsible for his firm's litigation practice. He represented individual and corporate clients in litigation and transactional matters for more than two decades. He has also served as a presenter and educator on topics related to litigation planning and avoidance, construction law and collection strategies.
Vogel is a deputy district attorney for Clackamas County on the Misdemeanor Team. She is a member of the Joyce Harpole Awards Committee, and also spent two years as a law clerk with the Oregon Department of Justice in the Criminal and Collateral Remedies Division.
Nitschke is a 2014 graduate of University of Oregon Law School. He is a deputy district attorney with the Clackamas County District Attorney's office on the Misdemeanor Team. In addition to his work with Clackamas County he interned with both the Lane County and Multnomah County District Attorney's offices.
Alarcon has been with Yates Family Law PC since 2012.
She is actively involved in several organizations including Oregon Women Lawyers and the Advisory Committee on Diversity and Inclusion of the OSB.
Peterson, CCBA's immediate past president, practices in Lake Oswego with Glazer, Maurer and Peterson PC.
— The Review, Tidings