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and as a coach for a variety of sports teams.  Today, Les' love of pickelball is well known and when not on the court, he can often be found walking, cycling or kayaking somewhere around town. 

To book an appointment to meet with Les, please contact our office by telephone at 780.594.7151 or email his assistant A
ngela Lemming.

Leslie O.J. Drake

Born and raised in the Lakeland, Les moved away to go to university.  After obtaining a Bachelor of Arts specializing in Canadian Studies from the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Les moved to Ottawa where he obtained his law degree from the University of Ottawa.  After completing law school, Les returned home and joined Rodd Todd, who was then practicing law as a sole practitioner.  The two formed Todd & Drake and remained partners until Rodd's retirement in 2015.


Throughout his career, Le's practice has had many different areas of focus, providing him with a wealth of legal knowledge and experience in many different areas of law.  Les' practice currently focuses primarily on corporate-commercial and business law, real estate transactions, and wills and estates.


Les is well known in the Lakeland community and has earned the well-deserved reputation as a conscientious lawyer who works diligently and represents his clients well. Throughout his career, Les has been involved in the greater community in a multitude of ways, including as a member of city council, as a member of various boards of directors