ABOUT THE FIRM
The Drake Law Firm, P.C. is a full service law firm that specializes in personal injury, real estate litigation, business litigation, family law and probate litigation. While some disputes require litigation, we are also extremely successful at achieving our clients’ goals prior to trial through settlement, mediation and arbitration. The Drake Law Firm, P.C. also provides non-litigation legal assistance through estate planning and real estate transactions.
Marie Drake founded The Drake Law Firm, P.C. in March of 2011. Marie was born in Wiesbaden, Germany and grew up in Crested Butte, Colorado. She received her undergraduate degree in Philosophy and French from Pacific University in Oregon and her law degree from Fordham University School of Law in New York City.
Marie is a graduate of Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyers College, a member of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, a member of the Board of the First Judicial Bar Association, a member of the Colorado Bar Association, the Denver Bar Association, the Colorado Women’s Bar Association, The American Bar Association and honored to be a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. She was also honored to serve as president of the Rhone Brackett Inns of Court from 2012 to 2014, and continues her membership in that mentoring organization.
Marie has litigated personal injury cases, property insurance disputes, title disputes, boundary disputes, contract disputes, Uniform Commercial Code issues, family law cases, probate cases and collection matters. She has also litigated bankruptcy adversary cases. Marie drafts and reviews real estate documents and transactions, assists in note sales, business purchases and sales, estate planning and other transactions.
Marie is admitted to the following jurisdictions:
• Colorado, 1999
• U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, 2008
• U.S. Bankruptcy Court, 2008
• U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit, 2008
• U.S. Supreme Court, 2009