Dean Prober, Senior Partner and President of the California-based firm of Prober & Raphael, has passed away. According to a media statement from Prober & Raphael, Prober passed away on March 1, 2018, surrounded by his family and following a battle with cancer.
Prober was a graduate of UCLA and Southwestern School of Law. He graduated from law school and built the law firm, Prober and Raphael, with his loyal partner and friend, Lee Raphael. Prober’s passion for his practice and the law was second only to his unending love and devotion to his family, friends, and co-workers. As one of the firm’s original partners, Prober worked tirelessly to build a law practice dedicated to the belief that you should never over-promise to the client but instead do your best to surpass their expectations. The firm will carry on in Prober's memory under the continued direction of Managing Partner Lee Raphael.
According to the firm's statement, "Dean's infectious laugh, his love of cowboy boots, and his unwavering belief that this was the Dodgers' year will be missed by all who knew him. Above all else, Dean will be remembered for being a decent man who worked hard and wanted only the best for those around him. Dean is survived by his wife Debra, his children Erin, Blaine, and Sydney, and his son-in-law Cory."
Prober's family requests that any donations in his honor be made to the Camp Hess Kramer Center Camp Fund or the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation. Funeral services will be held at Mount Sinai Hollywood Hills on Monday, March 5th at 12:30 PM.
Dean Prober and Lee Raphael managed a seasoned team of dedicated professionals whose goal is to protect clients' interests and pursue maximum recovery on matters ranging from routine to more complex litigation. Prober & Raphael holds itself, its attorneys and staff to the highest degree of professional standards. Prober & Raphael's attorneys are properly licensed and in good standing in all the federal and state courts in California. Many are licensed in other jurisdictions as well.
Prober & Raphael provides legal representation to an array of financial institutions that include banks and financial Institutions, mortgage lenders, loan servicers, auto financers, consumer and commercial creditors, insurance companies, equipment lessors, credit unions, utility companies, collection agencies, debt buyers and sellers, and professional affiliations.