Prober & Raphael, A Law Corporation
20750 Ventura Blvd
Suite 100
Woodland Hills CA 91364
Phone: (818) 227-0100
Fax: (818) 227-0637

Lee S. Raphael

Attorney Lee Raphael

Lee S. Raphael is the owner and managing attorney of Prober & Raphael where he oversees the firm's California foreclosure, civil litigation, and collections practices as well and the firm’s nationwide bankruptcy practice. He has extensive experience with bankruptcy, real estate, and federal appellate matters.

Mr. Raphael has been a featured speaker on multiple occasions at both the United Trustees Association's Annual Education Conference and the Central District of California Bankruptcy Judge's Annual Retreat. Additionally, he has moderated and participated in webinars and training seminars for the American Legal & Financial Network (ALFN) and Legal League 100. Mr. Raphael has also been a panelist on bankruptcy lien strips for the San Fernando Valley Bar Association and the Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Association, on Chapter 13 Local Rule changes for the Central District of California and on How to Get Your Chapter 13 Case Confirmed for the San Fernando Valley Bar Association. Furthermore, Mr. Raphael has been a moderator and featured panelist on various bankruptcy issues at ANSWERS, the ALFN's annual leadership conference and their regional TEACH events.

Mr. Raphael taught Real Property law for the Legal Education Conference Center and served on both the Central District of California Bankruptcy Forms Committee and the Central District of California's Relief from Stay Task Force. Mr. Raphael currently serves on the ALFN's Executive Bankruptcy Committee and the National Association of Chapter Thirteen Trustee's Mortgage Committee. He has served on various Bankruptcy Sub-Committees for the National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees. Mr. Raphael was also a member of the Southern California Bankruptcy Inns of the Court and Central District of California's Bar Rules Advisory Group's Relief from Stay Working Group.

Mr. Raphael's professional affiliations include and/or 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 close to 20 years.