Michael (Mike) Drain

Michael (Mike) Drain: Attorney with Michael Drain, Attorney at Law
  • Owner at Michael Drain, Attorney at Law (1 Attorneys)
  • 147 Bell Street, Suite 202, Chagrin Falls, OH 44023
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  • Michael Drain's practice is devoted to all aspects of civil litigation, including business, domestic relations, employment discrimination, and real property.
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    4.3/5.0 (12)
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Biography

Professional Associations & Memberships

The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

(formally The Cleveland Bar Association)

Member

1970-Present

The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

(formally The Cleveland Bar Association)

Committee Chair

Lawyers Assistance Committee

1999-2000

Ohio Lawyers Assistance Program

1970-1991

1989-Present

Ohio State Bar Association

Member

2000-Present

Community Assessment & Treatment Services

Board Member

2003-Present

Shaker Towers Condominium Association

Treasurer

2003-Present

American Bar Association

Member

2007-Present

Past Employment

Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) at US Army Reserves,(JAGC)

1970-1991

Assistant Law Director at City of Solon, OH

1974-1987

Community Assessment & Treatment Services

2003-Present

Orange Village, Ohio Councilman

1978-1986

Publications, Speaking Engagements & Good Standings

Publication: "Truth in Lending: The Impossible Dream" in Case Western Reserve Law Review, 1970. Speaking Engagement Name: "Substance Abuse in the Legal Profession" for the Ohio State Bar Association, District 14 Meeting, 2009. Peer-Rating Review.

Areas of Practice (58)

  • General Civil Trial Practice is State & Federal Courts in Ohio
  • Family Law
  • Domestic Relations
  • Divorce
  • Separation
  • Dissolution
  • Child Support & Enforcements
  • Child Visitation
  • Alimony
  • Child Custody & Visitation
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI/DWI
  • Criminal Trails
  • Drug Trafficking
  • Domestic Violence
  • Theft
  • Misdemeanors
  • Appeals
  • Forgery
  • Destruction of Public & Private Property
  • White Collar Crime
  • Traffic
  • Violations/Offenses
  • Probate & Estate Law
  • Estate(s)
  • Living Wills & Trusts
  • Elder Care Law
  • Inheritance Transfer
  • Probate Real Estate
  • Gift Taxation
  • Guardianship
  • Power of Attorney
  • Survivorships
  • Real Estate Law
  • Residential & Commercial
  • Real Estate
  • Title Transfer(s)
  • Municipal Law
  • Real Estate Contracts
  • Office Leasing
  • Property Law
  • Landlord and Tenant
  • Zoning
  • Litigation
  • Eminent Domain
  • Mortgage Law
  • Business Law
  • Family Business / Corporations
  • Trusts
  • Small Business
  • Partnerships
  • Contract Negations
  • Licensing
  • S & C Corporations
  • Breach of Contract
  • Buying or Selling of a Business
  • Franchise Law
  • Strategic Alliances

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
440-247-3380  Phone
440-479-1238  Cell Phone
440-247-2677  Fax
www.mdrainlaw.com
University Attended:
College of Holy Cross, Worcester, MA, A.B., 1967
Law School Attended:
Case Western Reserve University Law School, Cleveland, OH, J.D., Case Western Reserve University Law Review, Cleveland, OH, 1968-1970, 1970
Year of First admission:
1970
Admission:
1970, Ohio; 1972, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio; 1981, U.S. Tax Court 1993, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
ISLN:
907760540
Hobbies & interests:
Golf
Payment Information:
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and Other - CHECK
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Peer Reviews

    • 4.3/5.0 (12)
    • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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      4.5/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.3/5.0
    • Judgment

      4.0/5.0
    • Communication

      4.3/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      4.5/5.0
    • Michael (Mike) Drain

      5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 02/17/10 in Litigation on 02/17/10

      excellent attorney honest

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      excellent attorney honest

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        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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    • Michael (Mike) Drain

      5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 02/17/10 in Criminal Law on 02/17/10

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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    • Michael (Mike) Drain

      5.0/5.0 by a Judge on 02/16/10 in General Practice on 02/16/10

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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    • Michael (Mike) Drain

      5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 02/16/10 in General Practice on 02/16/10

      Michael Drain is an excellent lawyer with a superlative reputation in the greater Cleveland legal community. Very deserving, in my view of an "AV" rating.

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      Michael Drain is an excellent lawyer with a superlative reputation in the greater Cleveland legal community. Very deserving, in my view of an "AV" rating.

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
      • Analytical Capability

        5.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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    • Michael (Mike) Drain

      5.0/5.0 by a Other Law Firm Position on 02/16/10 in General Practice on 02/16/10

      excellent atty

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      excellent atty

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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    • Michael (Mike) Drain

      5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 02/11/10 in Probate Litigation on 02/11/10

      He is an ethical and competent attorney.

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      He is an ethical and competent attorney.

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
      • Analytical Capability

        5.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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    • Michael (Mike) Drain

      4.4/5.0 by a Member on 02/25/10 in Estate Planning on 02/25/10

      • Legal Knowledge

        4.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        3.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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    • Michael (Mike) Drain

      4.4/5.0 by a Member on 02/16/10 in General Practice on 02/16/10

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
      • Analytical Capability

        4.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        4.0/5.0
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        4.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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    • Michael (Mike) Drain

      4.2/5.0 by a Member on 01/26/10 in Business Law on 01/26/10

      • Legal Knowledge

        4.0/5.0
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        4.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        4.0/5.0
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        4.0/5.0
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    • Michael (Mike) Drain

      4.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 02/03/10 in Personal Injury on 02/03/10

      • Legal Knowledge

        4.0/5.0
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        4.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        4.0/5.0
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        4.0/5.0
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        4.0/5.0
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