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TU Law welcomes Rachel Baker (JD ’12), associate director of professional development

rachel-baker-bioRachel Baker joins The University of Tulsa College of Law as the Associate Director of Professional Development. Rachel graduated magna cum laude from Midwestern State University with a BAAS in 2003. She later attended TU Law and received her JD in 2012.

Prior to law school, Rachel spent several years working with real estate closing and abstracting companies, both in Oklahoma and Texas. She has experience in various types of real estate transactions from basic residential real estate to multi-million dollar commercial transactions.

Following law school, Rachel worked as an associate for Doerner, Saunders, Daniel & Anderson, LLP, and Feamster & Carroll, PLLC, focusing primarily on all areas of family law, including, but not limited to, actions involving paternity, divorce, child custody, child support, guardianship, and adoption. Prior to joining TU Law, she also managed her own law firm, Rachel L. Baker, PLLC, where she provided clients with representation in various family law matters.

In addition to her courtroom experience, Rachel has volunteered with numerous organizations including Tulsa Lawyers for Children, Domestic Violence Intervention Services, United Way, and Early Settlement Mediation Programs.

In the Professional Development Office, Rachel assists Dean Caves with all professional development programs, provides individualized career services to TU Law students and alumni, and serves as a liaison between the College of Law and potential employers. She also oversees the administration of the College’s Licensed Legal Intern program and facilitates student and alumni mentorships.

Rachel is an active member of the Oklahoma Bar Association, the Tulsa County Bar Association, the Tulsa Title & Probate Lawyers Association, and NALP, the Association for Legal Career Professionals. She can be reached at 918-631-2890 or rachel-baker@utulsa.edu.