Rachel is an attorney and mediator for ICCJ. Rachel represents child clients in their parents’ divorce, custody, or modification cases. She has extensive experience advocating for children in and out of the courtroom in high-conflict cases.
Rachel is certified in family law mediation and has experience mediating complex custody issues. She believes in bringing a child-focused approach to mediation and helping parents reach creative solutions outside of court. Rachel also performs child-inclusive mediations in which she meets with the child and brings their views to the mediation.
Rachel earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Iowa College of Law. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Ethics and Public Policy with a minor in Spanish. In law school, Rachel received the Boyd Service Award for her commitment to pro bono service as well as the Cain/Love Award for Social Justice. Rachel was also published as a student writer in the Journal of Gender, Race & Justice. Since graduation, Rachel has completed the 40-hour Family Law Mediation Training and the 30-hour Collaborative Practice Training.