Drake is originally from Overland Park, Kansas. He attended The George Washington University where he earned two Bachelors of Arts degrees: first in Political Science with a Minor in Journalism and Mass Communication and second in International Affairs with a Concentration in Security Policy. Prior to law school, he worked as a paralegal at a small plaintiffs’ firm in Olathe, Kansas. During his 1L summer, Drake was selected to intern for the Honorable Timothy McCarthy of the 10th Judicial District Court of Kansas through the Kansas Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section. During his 2L summer, Drake interned for the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate of the U.S. Army JAG Corps for the 21st Theater Sustainment Command in Kaiserslautern, Germany and also worked as a Research Assistant for Professor Rick Garnett. Drake currently serves as an Oralist for the Notre Dame Moot Court Board’s Jessup Team, the Curriculum Chair for the Student Bar Association, and the Alumni Chair for the LGBT Law Forum. In his free time, Drake enjoys fencing, watching horror movies, and karaoke.