Attorney Profile


Education
  • Stanford University, BA, 1969
    • Board of Trustees Academic Scholarship

  • University of Arizona College of Law, JD, 1973
    • Graduated with Distinction
    • Order of the Coif (academic top 10% of class)
    • Note Editor, Arizona Law Review
Work History
  • 1973-76   Assistant U.S. Attorney, Tucson, Arizona
  • 1976-77   Assistant Federal Public Defender, St. Thomas,
    U.S. Virgin Islands
  • 1978-82   Partner, Haythornewhite & Drake, Nogales, Arizona
  • 1978-82   United States Magistrate, Nogales, Arizona
  • 1982-83   Staff attorney, Southern Arizona Legal Aid
  • 1983-present   Private practice in Tucson
Professional Associations and Activities
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Arizona Trial Lawyers Association
  • Pima County Bar Association (President 2004-2005)
  • Hearing Officer for Arizona Supreme Court Attorney Disciplinary Commission
Community Activities
  • Member of COPE/PASAR Board of Directors (Drug and Alcohol Treatment Program)
  • University of Arizona APEX Program (mentoring program for underprivileged high school students)
  • Member of Cinco Via/Highland Vista Homeowners Board of Directors
Rotary International
  • Tucson Sunset Rotary Club

    Michael is a Charter and current member of Tucson Sunset Rotary founded in 1983. The club participates in many community and international service activities.

  • Rotary District 5500 (Southern Arizona)

    Michael has served District 5500 in many positions including the Rotary Foundation and Assistant District Governor. He has traveled widely with Rotary Exchange Groups and participated in Rotary’s Polio Plus immunization program in India in 2003.
"Armand's Finger Rock"
Painting by Diana Madaras, www.madaras.com



Michael Drake
Attorney at Law
3085 W. Ina Road, Suite 111
Tucson, AZ 85741

Tel: 520-624-2488
Fax: 520-624-1915
Email: Michael.Drake@azbar.org
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