Rachel brought more than 13 years legal experience with her to Paletz Law, which she gained while working for the largest foreclosure and law firm in Michigan. During this time, Rachel worked as a paralegal handling mortgage foreclosures,and post-redemption Summary Proceedings. Rachel assisted various attorneys with preparing motions, preparing for court hearings, negotiating resolutions with mortgagors and tenants and providing clients with vital information related to numerous legal processes.
While working full time as a paralegal, Rachel attended Wayne State University to earn a B.S. in Education, majoring in Social Studies. As an undergraduate student, Rachel participated in student teaching at local elementary schools where she taught kindergarten and second grade. After earning her degree in 2009, she received her certification to teach K-8th grade and then opted to fulfill her dream of becoming an attorney.
Rachel graduated from the Western Michigan University – Thomas M. Cooley Law School cum laude in January, 2014. She earned a Certificate of Merit for academic excellence in both constitutional law and real estate transactions. She also interned with the City Attorney for Highland Park where she assisted lead counsel in prosecuting civil infractions, preparing local ordinances, and defending the municipality in civil rights claims.
Speak with a Paletz Landlord