Lee S. Raphael is the Managing Partner of Prober & Raphael Injury Lawyers. He has extensive experience in both state and federal courts, as well as in appellate matters, and practiced personal injury/insurance defense prior to joining Prober and Raphael.
Mr. Raphael has been a featured speaker and featured panelist on multiple occasions for numerous attorney and judge associations and groups. Additionally, he has moderated and participated in webinars and training seminars for the American Legal & Financial Network (ALFN) and Legal League 100. Furthermore, Mr. Raphael has been both a moderator and featured panelist on various legal issues at ANSWERS, the ALFN’s annual leadership conference, and their regional TEACH events.
Mr. Raphael taught for the Legal Education Conference Center and has served on both form committees and tasks forces with the Central District of California. Mr. Raphael also currently serves on committees with both the ALFN and the National Association of Chapter Thirteen Trustee’s. He has also served on various sub-committees for the National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees. Mr. Raphael was also a member of the Southern California Inns of the Court and an advisory bar rules working group for Central District of California.
Mr. Raphael’s professional affiliations include / have included: the Mortgage Bankers Association, ALFN, Legal League 100, American Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association, San Fernando Valley Bar Association, Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum, United Trustees Association, National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees, Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney Association and the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel.
Mr. Raphael earned his bachelor’s degree in Sociology from California State University Northridge and his Juris Doctor from Southwestern University School of Law, where he received the Dean’s Scholar Designation. He was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1995 and is also admitted to all California Federal District Courts as well as the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. In addition, Mr. Raphael has maintained a perfect 5.0 AV Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell for over fifteen years.