Diane L. Drain
Attorney Diane Drain is an Attorney at Law and Counselor of Law Office of D.L. Drain, P.A., a law firm in Phoenix, AZ. As a lawyer in Phoenix, Arizona, attorney Drain serves Maricopa County, as well as clients throughout Arizona.
Areas of Practice
- Real Estate
Admitted to Practice Law
- State Bar of Arizona
- United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
- United States District Court, District of Arizona
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- Arizona Consumer Bankruptcy Counsel
- National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
- American Bankruptcy Institute
- Board of Governors, State Bar of Arizona
- AVVO - Top 10 - Superb Lawyer
- Preeminent AV peer review rating - Martindale-Hubbell
Since 1987 Ms. Drain has served as a faculty member in numerous county, state, national and professional seminars dealing in office management skills, bankruptcy and trustee's sale/foreclosure actions. Since 1988 she has been an instructor at the Arizona School of Real Estate; where she teaches legal theory classes in bankruptcy and foreclosure. She is an adjunct professor at the Arizona Summit Law School, and has been a guest speaker at the Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law and James E. Rogers College of Law. Ms. Drain has been a member of the State Bar of Arizona Board of Governors since 1998. She is also a member of the Bankruptcy Section, the Real Property Section and the Solo & Small Firm Section. Co-founder of the Arizona Consumer Bankruptcy Counsel “ACBC”, a bankruptcy mentoring group for Arizona lawyers. Ms. Drain is a past President of the Maricopa Chapter of the Arizona Women Lawyer's Association, a past Chair of the Solo Practitioner's Section of the Arizona State Bar, a past Chair of the Maricopa County Continuing Legal Education program and the founding Chairperson for the Arizona Trustee's Association. Ms. Drain was appointed to the Supreme Court's Commission on Technology in 2000; and received the State Bar of Arizona Member of the Year Award in 1996; she received the State Bar of Arizona President’s Award in 2006, Governor's Commission on Service and Volunteerism as the Small Business Annual Awardee in 2009, and Top 50 Pro Bono Attorneys in Arizona for 2011. She was also featured in the Profiles section of the Arizona Business Gazette and on the cover of the Arizona Attorney magazine. She is a regular speaker for KTAR and Horizon, and is a regular contact for reporters of the Arizona Business Gazette, Arizona Republic and several other local newspapers. Ms. Drain's community activities include developing and managing a volunteer lawyer's program at the Bankruptcy Court, participation in the Volunteer's Lawyers Programs.
Author of: Bankruptcy Basics, Trustee Sales, numerous articles on bankruptcy, trustee sale process and law office management. Contributing author: Life, Law and the Pursuit of Balance, ABA publication, Flying Solo: A Survival Guide for the Solo and Small Firm Lawyer, ABA Publication, Contributing author: The Road to Independence, Commission on Women in the Profession, ABA publication, contributing author: Best Practices for Filing Chapter 13, 2012 ed, Published by Aspatore Books, a Thomson Reuters business.
She is married, a mother and stepmother of four girls and grandmother of four.
Born: Tucson, Arizona
Law Office of D.L. Drain, P.A.
2375 East Camelback, Suite 600
Phoenix, Arizona 85016
Law Office of D.L. Drain, P.A. was founded in 1991. Law Office of D.L. Drain, P.A. is located in Maricopa County Arizona.
Consumer rights, bankruptcy and foreclosure
Press Releases and Achievements
Diane Drain selected as Top Attorney
March 22, 2014 — Diane Drain receives Preeminent AV peer rating by Martindale Hubbell for more than 5 years. She was also selected as a “Top Attorney in 2012” and “Top Attorney in 2013” as published in the North Valley Magazine.