In addition to her law and mediation practice, Rachel frequently teaches and presents to professional groups, law students, and the public about collaborative law and mediation. She was one of the first collaborative attorneys to be trained in Massachusetts and is a leader in the collaborative law community. She is a faculty member of and was instrumental in designing the three-day Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice Training currently offered in Massachusetts. She also teaches introductory and advanced mediation courses with the Community Dispute Settlement Center and Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education.
Rachel has been a Board member of the Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council since 2005. She currently serves as its Clerk and co-chair of the Advanced Training Committee. She is a member of the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. She provides pro bono services as a volunteer mediator with the Community Dispute Settlement Center.