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Diane L Drain

Bankruptcy and debt Attorney at Phoenix, AZ

4.7   107 reviews
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  • Licensed for 38 years
    State AZ
    Acquired 1985
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Diane

Learn Diane’s areas of practice.

4
Practice areas
  1. Bankruptcy and debt
    30%
    Bankruptcy is very scary and complicated. The process appears easy if you do it right. Do it wrong and you will suffer. Our job is to help you do it right. We focus on education about your options; how to protect your assets, prepare for the future and get your constitutionally guaranteed "fresh start". We promise to treat you with compassion and respect. We promise to help you through each step. We promise to make this process as simple as reasonably possible. References available.

    38 years, 1,250 cases

  2. Chapter 13 bankruptcy
    30%
    Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases are very complex, even for the "simple" ones. Chapter 13 work is very unique and most general bankruptcy attorneys do not know who to complete a 13. The problem is that client's personal situation changes, income changes or their goals change. A good chapter 13 attorney must anticipate these changes and be willing to help a client throughout the entire 3 to 5 year process. In Arizona less than 2% of chapter 13 debtors are successful if they try this on their own.

    38 years, 50 cases

  3. Chapter 7 bankruptcy
    30%
    I am both a lawyer and law professor. I am focused on education and preparation. I insist that my clients be actively involved in their bankruptcy. A good bankruptcy takes many hours of planning' somewhat like a great vacation. It is important to customize every bankruptcy to the unique issues of the particular client. A bankruptcy cannot be mass produced. Each must be done by educating the debtor, both pre-bankruptcy & post-bankruptcy planning. I promise to treat you with dignity and respect.

    38 years, 1,200 cases

  4. Foreclosure
    10%
    We have completed over 4000 trustee sales. Therefore, can use that experience to help you fight to save your home.

    38 years, 4,000 cases

QUALITY SERVICE TO OUR CLIENTS IS OUR TOP PRIORITY "LET US HELP YOU GET YOUR LIFE BACK ON TRACK"

Our firm was founded in 1990 by Diane L. Drain, counselor and attorney at law.  Ms. Drain has received an AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell as "exemplary reputation and well-established practice".  This AV rating is the highest rating for an attorney and shows that Ms. Drain has reached the height of professional excellence. She is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity. Her clients have included commercial mortgage lenders, national banks and professionals such as lawyers and brokers.  But her greatest rewards come from helping individuals who are experiencing financial difficulties.  Since 1985 Ms. Drain has worked as a lawyer at a large firm and now her own firm.  Prior to law school Ms. Drain worked for 15 years as a paralegal, legal secretary and law office administrator.

She appears regularly before the United States Bankruptcy Court.  She is a member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, along with several other professional organizations. Diane is a retired law professor (teaching bankruptcy) and is a strong and practical advocate for her clients and well respected in the legal community.  For almost 20 years Diane was a member of the Board of Governor's for the State Bar of Arizona.  As such she has a responsibility to both the practicing lawyers and the citizens of our State.  Diane took those duties very seriously; so much so that one friend referred to her as a "cowboy".

This firm is dedicated to a client-centered approach to the practice of law.  Our mission is to explain the intricacies of law in plain, understandable English. We will never tell you what we think you want to hear, only what the realities are of your situation. Nor, do we look for reasons why we can't do something.  Instead, we try to find appropriate ways to help.  Our interpretation of the law is conservative.  Therefore, our clients are usually prepared for most situations.  More importantly, we try to help you plan for the future, not just address your current legal issues. 
 
Your satisfaction is our goal.  Legal proceedings are difficult enough, so we do our best to help you understand the process and keep you informed as to the status of your case.

Awards

Client's Choice 2022,2020,2018,2017,2016,2015,2014,2012,2011,2010
Client's Choice
2022 2020 2018 + 7 ...
Top Contributor 2019,2018,2017,2015,2014,2013,2012
Top Contributor
2019 2018 2017 + 4 ...

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Location

Law Office Of D.L. Drain, P.A.

Reviews

4.7 / 5.0
  107 customer reviews
Client's Choice 2022
Client's Choice
Client's Choice is an Avvo award granted to attorneys with a significant number of client reviews over 4 stars in a given year.
Posted by Camille | December 10, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Highly Recommend
Diane and Jay were not only very knowledgeable and patient, but they took time to educate me and point me to the resources I needed. They understood how difficult this process is and made me feel supported. I am forever grateful to have found and worked with them!
Response from Diane Drain December 11, 2019
We might offer guidance, but you are the one who used that advice to help yourself. Jay and I thank you for your willingness to 'work the problem in order to find a solution'. You have been a delight to get to know. Our wish for you is a wonderful future. Remember we are always here if you have any questions. Happy holidays and New Year.
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Posted by Cody | September 3, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Thank you Diane and Jay!
Diane is a great attorney that made our BK experience as smooth as possible. Before seeing Diane, we went to another attorney who told us that he couldn't get us a Ch.7 and our only option was a 13 and that is when we found Diane Drain. The entire process starting with the free phone consultation to a couple meetings in the office got us the Ch. 7 we needed. Diane communicates well through the entire process by phone and detailed emails. She explains everything that needs to be done. If you do your part and put in the work to make sure everything is accurate, then she will do hers and you will have great results. Thank you Diane and Jay for everything. We appreciate it. C&P.
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Response from Diane Drain September 4, 2019
Thank you so much for your wonderful review. You captured exactly what others need to know - "if you do your part and put in the work to make sure everything is accurate," then I will do my part and "you will have great results". Our thanks to both of you, because you have been wonderful to work with and we know you will have a great future. Feel free to call if you have any questions.
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Posted by Myrna | October 26, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent service, guidance and support!
I found Diane Drain just by going through Google and looking for an attorney who can help me understand bankruptcy. She was quick to reply to my questions and clearly explained what will be expected of me. It was a scary thought for me, filing for bankruptcy because I have always believed that I should he responsible for my debts even if they have been putting me in so much stress that my health started to suffer. But Diane showed me that there is light at the end of the tunnel and that I am not alone in my struggle. Diane and her assistant, Jay, helped me without stressing me more. They made the process easy. They made me feel better and made me learn to accept the fact that I cannot help myself get out of my situation alone, that I needed help. Accepting this fact was hard for me as I have always been an independent person but years of desolation, burdened by debts, have made me so depressed and at the end of my wits. I am so thankful I got to encounter two amazing people who helped me every step of the way.
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Response from Diane Drain October 27, 2023
Myrna - Thank you so much for helping others understand that bankruptcy is not the end but really can be a new beginning. You put in a lot of hard work to get to where you are now. Some people quit when they realize all the work and planning that are necessary to file a successful bankruptcy, but you did not. You followed my advice and were a delight to work with. So, thank you for being such a wonderful client.
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Posted by Alicia | June 17, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
She is the BEST!
I am so happy I called Diane Drain to get me through bankruptcy! She made me feel at ease, answered all my questions and was always available when I needed her! Her paralegal Jay was just as helpful and ready to answer questions at any time. If you are considering filing, give her a call!! Don't waste your time looking for an attorney she's right here!
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Response from Diane Drain June 18, 2023
Alicia - Thank you for your flattering review. Jay and I both feel that you have been a delight to work with. Please remember that we are here if you have any follow up questions, or need information about your bankruptcy (sometimes lenders want a copy of your schedules or discharge). Take care. I know you are going to have a wonderful future.
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Posted by Sandra | January 15, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Thank Goodness!
I had waited to the eleventh hour to actually contact Diane Drain for help with my Chapter 7 bankruptcy. I suffer from an anxiety issue and was paralyzed by fear. Thank Goodness I was referred to Diane Drain. She broke down the process into manageable portions that I could handle. She followed up at every turn, and nudged me when I flagged. She would patiently explain processes that I didn't understand, and assured me that all the frustration was worth the effort. She was right. I finally filed, and every day, I began to feel a little less anxiety. Now, the discharge has been entered, and life is much more manageable. Thanks, Diane
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Response from Diane Drain January 16, 2023
Sandra - thank you so much for helping others understand that bankruptcy is not the end of the world. That it is the beginning of a new life. I am so pleased to hear that you are starting to to a more peaceful life. Please remember that Jay and I are always here if you have any questions, or need referrals to other attorneys who are great in other areas of law. Our very best to you, and please keep in touch. We love hearing from our prior clients - many send us pictures of their new house, vehicle, pet, or, even better, a new child or grandchild!!!
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Posted by Terry M | May 20, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Top Notch Representation, Personalized Service!
FACT: Diane Drain personally answers her incoming calls! Every individual has their own specific reasons for seeking bankruptcy protection. I enlisted Ms. Drain's assistance and from that first consult I realized that this was not your typical "legal factory" churning out client cases. Following my discharge and reflecting back, her biggest strength and your most viable asset is her knowledge of the bankruptcy process. Her tenacious commitment to the prework stage (planning and preparation) is paramount to your case's success. I've found her to be compassionate, yet an Arizona "straight shooter" when it came to directing my case. Thank you, Diane and Jay for the seamless process you provided me!
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Response from Diane Drain July 6, 2022
Terry - I am very flattered by your kind compliments. You pointed out that I insist our clients be my partner throughout this entire, complicated process. You were the perfect client. You asked questions, kept us informed as circumstances changed, and, most importantly, followed my directions. Your bankruptcy was complicated, but with your commitment to working with us, it was very successful. Please call any time you have any questions. Our best, Jay and Diane
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Posted by Sam | May 2, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Quality and compassion
She is an expert in her field and compassionate. She listens and provides good advice. She will help you resolve difficult circumstances.
Response from Diane Drain July 6, 2022
Sam - thank you very much for taking the time to share your experiences with others. Remember to call us if you have any questions. Jay and I wish you the very best in your new adventures.
Posted by David | February 22, 2022
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Above and beyond what I expected
I've never had to consult a bankruptcy attorney before but recently had to do just that on behalf of a family member. Although we decided to not go through with bankruptcy Diane was immensely helpful in reviewing our situation and providing very comprehensive information for my consideration. She was patient, thorough, sympathetic, quick with responses and obviously knew what she was doing. I was very impressed and surprised by the effort she put into the matter considering she didn't charge me for any of it. Very thankful for the help!
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Response from Diane Drain February 23, 2022
Thank you for taking your time to share with others. Bankruptcy is such a difficult choice, but so often someone's situation does not offer any other choice. I am always excited to hear that a family was there to support one of their own, especially a senior. They are very vulnerable and have few options to handle unexpected expenses. Many times they have no one else to help them. Please tell your family that, hopefully, their choice to help is inspirational to others. My best to all your family, Diane Drain, Law Office of D.L. Drain
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Posted by Patricia | February 9, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Recommend For Your Bankruptcy Needs!
Diane and Jay were wonderful to work with. They helped us navigate the bankruptcy process. They were informative and answered all our questions. We highly recommend them!
Response from Diane Drain February 11, 2022
Patricia - thank you for the five star review. I am so glad that you liked our services that you are recommending them to others. Remember that we are always here for you. Please feel free to call if you need copies of documents, or perhaps referrals to other great attorneys in different practice areas. Our best to you both. Diane and Jay.
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Posted by Barbara | January 21, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Go directly to Diane.
The decision to declare bankruptcy is difficult. The journey through a 5-year Chapter 13 is more difficult. What was NOT difficult was the invaluable expertise, recommendations, and advice throughout that we received from Diane and her office. Don't get caught up in the morass of law offices that claim to care but leave you to clean up your own mess. Go directly to Diane.
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Response from Diane Drain January 22, 2022
Barbara - Jay and I want to thank you for such a great review. You know more than most, how difficult a chapter 13 case is. The good news is that you, and your wonderful hubby, were willing to follow our directions and were always quick to respond whenever we need information or documents. You made our lives very simple. At the beginning I explained that only 50%, or less, of chapter 13 cases are successful. Our goal is to have 80% of all our chapter 13 cases be successful, so your hard work really helped with that goal. Thank you. Please call if there is anything we can help you with. Our best to you both.
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Posted by Patti | January 13, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Out of Control
Our lives were spinning out of control. We were trying all kinds of "guick fix" gimmicks to get our finances in order following employment challenges and being small business owners. The hole was getting deeper and deeper! By the grace of God, we met Diane Drain. Her steady hand, expertise and cool head, got us on the right track. Her explainations and guidance were amazing, helping us to come through to the bright side again! We embrace 2022 without fear! Don't waste time on promises of miracles and quick fixes. Give Diane the wheel and follow her roadmap!
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Response from Diane Drain January 13, 2022
Patti - thank you for you very kind review. You summarized in just a few words what I try to explain to every client "follow her roadmap!" I really love a client who understands that there is a roadmap and it is there to make the client’s travels down the bankruptcy path as easy as possible. Make sure you call us if you have any questions. Jay and I want to wish you and yours a wonderful 2022.
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Posted by Darla | September 8, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Exceptional Attorney
Diane and Jay are top notch professionals. Their customer service is top notch. They helped me with a challenging bankruptcy due to extenuating circumstances. I cannot recommend them any higher than 5 stars but I would if I could. You won't be disappointed in their service.
Response from Diane Drain September 8, 2021
Darla, thank you for the wonderful review. Also, thank you for letting others know that they should not be afraid to investigate how bankruptcy can help. As you know - bankruptcy is scary, but it may be the best way to move on toward a brighter future. Jay and I want to thank you for being so great to work with.
Posted by anonymous | September 8, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Above and beyond
Diane was fabulous during our bankruptcy, guiding us every step of the way. After medical bills got us behind, we didn't know where to turn and felt uncomfortable filing. Her assurance that there was nothing to be ashamed, of gave us the incentive to proceed. Two years later we had questions in another matter, in which she again went to bat for us without further fees. I would recommend her firm to anyone in financial difficulties.
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Posted by Todd | February 3, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Five Stars is Not Enough
It would be difficult to fully describe how effective and talented Diane is. She took my exceptionally (some would say ridiculously) complex case and made sense of it. I'd had a very negative experience with my former counsel and from Day One the difference of working with her and Jay was like night and day. There's a reason she is so well regarded and respected in the field and you couldn't make a better selection for your representation.
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Response from Diane Drain February 3, 2021
Todd - You have been a fabulous client. Even though you did not have to, you endured, and continue to endure, suing your prior attorney and filing a bar complaint. I would have been happy to help you fix, and finally close out, your existing bankruptcy, but you felt it important to hold your prior attorney accountable. Thank you for taking your time to look out for others who don't know the problems this attorney suffers on his clients every day. My best to you. Stay healthy and safe.
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Posted by Christina | January 5, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Highly Recommended - Excellent bankruptcy attorney
My elderly parents were experiencing financial difficulty due to dealings with an unscrupulous timeshare company. Their only option was to file bankruptcy. While searching for a bankruptcy attorney, we came across the law office of Diane Drain who had excellent reviews. From our initial consultation, we were impressed by Diane's legal knowledge and compassionate nature. Although the process was difficult and time-consuming, the communication, help, and support we received from Diane and her legal assistant, Jay, was exceptional. They provided us with clear explanations on what to expect during each step of the bankruptcy process so there weren't any surprises. If you're considering filing bankruptcy and need an experienced, knowledgeable, and compassionate attorney, we highly recommend Diane Drain. She and Jay are wonderful to work with!
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Response from Diane Drain February 3, 2021
Christina - you and your parents were a delight to work with. Your parents are blessed to have you in their lives and willing to help them through this rather complicated process. Give them a big hug for me.
Posted by Phil | September 14, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Always There With Helpful Guidance
I messed up and continued paying on one credit card that was discharged during my bankruptcy. When I discovered this I had already paid them about $1200 and was anxious to be reimbursed. Diane wrote the credit card company for me, requesting a full refund, which I just received. I would not have gotten my refund had Diane not intervened and requested it.
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Response from Diane Drain September 18, 2020
Bankruptcy is very complicated so don't be angry at yourself. I am happy that I could help you get a refund of the monies. Thank you for asking us to help you find a fresh start. Stay safe, my best, Diane
Posted by Robert | September 1, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent bankruptcy attorney
As you can imagine, filing for bankruptcy can be stressful. Finding the right attorney can add to this stress. Working with Diane and Jay to guide me through this difficult process was the best decision I could have made. They are professional and kind, and a true pleasure to work with. I will never forget how much they helped me get my life back.
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Response from Diane Drain September 2, 2020
I wish I could review my clients because you, along with so many others, have made it easy for us to help. Please stay in touch and let us know how your life is going. Remember, we are always here if you have any questions. Our best, Diane and Jay
Posted by Layra | August 2, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Best decision we made!
It has been four years since we hired Diane to help us through the difficult decision to go through bankruptcy. Six years ago I found myself without a job and an inability to keep up with all of our debts. In the search for a lawyer, we found Diane. If you find yourself in the situation where you have to go through bankruptcy proceedings, there is no better persons that Diane and Jay. She treated us as if we were her only clients. She asked the hard questions and showed us what we needed to do on our part. She never once judged us or our circumstances. The one thing that sets her apart in my mind, is that she encourages you to move forward; that bankruptcy is not the end and you can use the lessons learned from this challenge to do better. She gifted us a Dave Ramsey book, Starting Over. Since then, we embarked on a journey of becoming debt free and paying off the remaining debts. Now more than five years later, we will finish paying off our last remaining debt this month. No one wants to go through bankruptcy. But if you do find yourself in that position, it's not the end of the world. If you need someone to help you get through the bankruptcy process, choose Diane. She won't let you down.
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Response from Diane Drain August 4, 2020
I could not be more proud of both of you. You asked for help, listened to advice, and set goals for yourself leading toward financial stability. The lessons you learned will be shared with others, so you will make a difference in their lives. No one decides to have financial challenges; they happen as part of life. How you handle those challenges is a testimony to what your future will look like. Again, I am so proud of you both. Please stay in touch. Our best, Diane and Jay.
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Posted by Christian and Sharona | July 2, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Diane and Jay are the BEST!!
My husband and I wanted to begin the process of starting our bankruptcy, but it’s really scary not knowing who you can trust and who would step up to bat for you. Diane and Jay really did that, if felt like we had some friends who cared about us and took their time to walk us through each step with compassion and no judgment what so ever! I would refer them to any and all of my closest family and friends if they were in need of a bankruptcy! Thank you both for taking care of us and taking the time!!
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Response from Diane Drain July 8, 2020
Thank you for your very kind words, but Jay and I really want to thank you. It was a real delight to meet you and to work with both of you. Not only because you are really nice people, but also because you were committed to helping us help you. Based on how you worked with us I know your family will thrive and go on to be your very best. Please stay in touch and let us know how you are doing. Our best, Diane and Jay.
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Posted by Vicki | March 13, 2020
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Good Advice
I didn't actually speak with her but we did message and she was very helpful in her answers. I am deciding whether to go ahead and hire her or make an appoint for consultation, but I have to make sure I financially can afford her services if I so decide.
Response from Diane Drain March 14, 2020
Vicki - my first consultation is free and focused on your unique situation and what options are available to you. As a retired law professor, my commitment is to helping people, like you, to understand their rights and obligations. I look forward to having that free consultation.
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Cost

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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Law Office of D.L. Drain, P.A.
  • 1991 - Present

Education

  • University of Arizona
  • Juris Doctorate - Law
  • 1985
  • Arizona State University
  • BA/BS
  • 1982

Associations

  • Arizona Consumer Bankruptcy Counsel
  • Founding Co-Chair
  • 2006 - Present
  • Arizona Women Lawyers Association
  • President - Maricopa Chapter 1998
  • 1990 - Present
  • Arizona Summit Law School, fka Phoenix School of Law
  • Adjunct law professor
  • 2008 - 2017
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Member
  • 2004 - 2018
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Board of Governors
  • 1998 - 2017
  • Bankruptcy Section of the State Bar of Arizona
  • Member and Board of Governor's liason
  • 1989 - 2017
  • Arizona School of Real Estate
  • instructor
  • 1988 - 2017
  • Arizona Trustee's Association
  • founding chairperson
  • 1986 - 2018
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Highest Rating Possible for Legal Ability & Ethical Standard
  • Lawyers.com
  • 2019
  • Judicial Edition - AV Preeminent
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2019
  • Client Gold Champion Award
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2019
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2019
  • Excellent in Client Solutions
  • USITC
  • 2018
  • Client Choice Award
  • AVVO
  • 2018
  • Top Contributor
  • AVVO
  • 2018
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • Maricopa County AWLA Ruth V. McGregor Award
  • Arizona Women Lawyers Association
  • 2016
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • AV Preeminent - Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • Lifetime Achievement Pro Bono Award
  • Judge Daniel Collins presents on behalf of the AZ Bankruptcy Section and the AZ Bankruptcy Court
  • 2014
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • Top Attorneys in the Valley
  • North Valley Magazine
  • 2012
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2012
  • AV Preeminent - Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2012
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2011
  • AV Preeminent - Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2011
  • Top 50 Pro Bono Attorneys in Arizona for 2011
  • Arizona Foundation of Legal Services
  • 2011
  • AV Preeminent - Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2010
  • AV Preeminent - Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2009
  • Governor's Commission on Service and Volunteer
  • Governor of Arizona
  • 2009
  • AV rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2008
  • Arizona State Bar President’s Award
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • 2006
  • Supreme Court's Commission on Technology
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • 2000
  • Cover of the Arizona Attorney magazine
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • 1999
  • Arizona State Bar Member of the Year Award
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • 1996
  • Profile section of the Arizona Business Gazette
  • Arizona Business Gazette
  • 1996
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Publications

  • contributing author, 2012 ed, Published by Aspatore Books, a Thomson Reuters business
  • Best Practices for Filing Chapter 13
  • 2012
  • Contributing author, Commission on Women in the Profession, ABA publication
  • The Road to Independence
  • 2011
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Speaking Engagements

  • law school class
  • Law Office Administration
  • 2014
  • Phoenix School of Law
  • Consumer Bankruptcy
  • 2012
  • Monthly classes
  • Bankruptcy
  • 2012
  • fall session
  • Consumer Bankruptcy
  • 2012
  • adjunct law professor
  • Consumer Bankrupty
  • 2012
  • Nuts and Bolts of Bankruptcy Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • 2010
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Attorney endorsements

Received (34)
Given (22)
Endorse Diane
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Apr 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I wholeheartedly endorse Ms. Drain as a bankruptcy practitioner. She is, at all times, a conscientious and caring professional. Diane is one of those attorneys to whom I refer clients with total confidence that their legal needs will be well handled, and that the client will receive the personal attention they deserve. I have worked with Diane over the last 20 years, and know her to be very well informed in law generally and specifically in Bankruptcy. She is on top of all current issues and technology. She lectures in law regularly, including as an adjunct professor at Phoenix School of Law. Diane serves on the Board of Governors of the State Bar of Arizona, and has participated in numerous committees and sections of the State Bar and other professional organizations."
Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney | Jan 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Diane is a dedicated individual that to gives without measure to her community. It is has been my honor to know Diane for the past ten years. She is committed to the service of individuals in financial straights. To know Diane is to know a caring, committed professional. She has the abilities and the compassion to represent her Clients’ needs. I recommend Diane without reservation."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Mar 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Diane L. Drain, who I've known for over 45 years. She served as an elected members of the Board of Governors of the State Bar of Arizona for more than 15 years. I have referred clients to her in the past and have always always received reports of her excellent reports on her legal advice and professional representation of the clients I have referred to her."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Mar 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Diane is a great bankruptcy attorney and I have no hesitation in referring potential clients to her. I know she will represent them with excellence and integrity."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Mar 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Diane without reservation or hesitation! She is as dedicated to her clients as she is to the local legal community and you will not find a more caring or committed professional. Her abilities and compassion are unmatched."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Mar 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Diane is incredibly knowledgeable about the bankruptcy process and very personable too."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Mar 05
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse Diane without reservation. She is kind, caring and extremely knowledgeable. She combines years of experience, common sense and great customer service. I would not hesitate to recommend her for my own mother's bankruptcy!"
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Mar 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Diane Drain for many years. I definitely recommend Diane as a bankruptcy attorney. She is very experienced and knowledgeable of the law and she is devoted to helping her clients."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Mar 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Diane is not only very knowledgeable, but she cares about each of her clients individually, something many bankruptcy lawyers do not do."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Apr 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer without hesitation. I have know Diane for several decades, starting in the early 1990’s. We have presented CLE courses together, been opposing counsel, and mutual friends. She shows unequaled integrity, compassion for others, and passion for the law. She is respectful of others including opposing counsel."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Dec 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I had the chance to work under Diane through my law school's clinical program. Diane taught me a great deal about bankruptcy, but she also taught me a lot about how to run an ethical, respectable law practice. She really knows her stuff! Even though I am licensed and running my own practice, she is the first person I would think to call if I ran into a bankruptcy problem and did not know how to handle it myself. I cannot recommend her highly enough!"
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Oct 27
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"Dian Drain is a great bankruptcy lawyer and a pleasure to work with. The field of bankruptcy is lucky to have her as a lawyer practicing in this area."
Unknown Attorney | Aug 19
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"Ms. Drain is a very well-respected lawyer and a valuable asset to this community. Her continuing dedication to the law and her clients is admirable. If you are looking for a bankruptcy lawyer, giver her a call."
Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney | Aug 11
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"I have known Diane for many years and she has always been a great attorney who cares about her clients. Diane is knowledgeable, diligent and accessible and I wholeheartedly endorse her as an attorney."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Jun 11
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"I endorse this lawyer."
Chapter 13 bankruptcy Attorney | Feb 19
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"I endorse this lawyer."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Dec 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I first met Diane as one of my professors in law school. She was an excellent instructor. Her reputation and accomplishments speak for themselves, but I will reiterate that Diane is one of the preeminent bankruptcy attorneys in Arizona. As an attorney, I have seen Diane at pro bono events that offer free legal assistance to veterans. She gives so generously of her time to help those who normally could not afford an attorney. I wholeheartedly endorse her!"
Chapter 13 bankruptcy Attorney | May 30
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"I endorse this lawyer. An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community."
Unknown Attorney | Mar 31
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"Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Mar 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Diane is an excellent mentor for young bankruptcy lawyers and I have personally benefited greatly from the experience of being one of her mentees. She is a lawyer who cares deeply not only about her clients but about the legal community."
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Phoenix Bankruptcy and debt Lawyer Diane L Drain
Diane L Drain
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
Phoenix, AZ
Licensed for 38 years
Free Consultation
Virtual consultation available