Received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 1985. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Denver College of Law in May 1993 and was admitted to practice as a lawyer in the State of Colorado in October 1993. He is a member of the Colorado Bar and Trial Lawyers Associations as well the C.T.L.A. Auto Litigation Committee. Mr. Drantch co-authored Handling the Automobile Injury Claim in Colorado, an attorney reference manual, and as a part of continuing legal education, Mr. Drantch is actively involved in teaching and lecturing other lawyers in the fields of auto injury and insurance bad-faith law. He has also received the American Jurisprudence Award for Trial Practice.