Rachelle received her Juris Doctorate from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 2016 and was admitted to the California Bar in 2017. Rachelle was recognized for her Outstanding Pro Bono work and served on the Hastings Science and Technology Law Journal. During law school, she interned at the Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach and served as a student attorney for the UC Hastings Refugee & Human Rights Clinic. She was an employment counselor for the Legal Aid Society – Employment Law Center’s Workers’ Rights Clinic and was President of the Filipino American Law Society.
Rachelle also received her Bachelor’s degree in Molecular Cell Biology – Neurobiology and Dance & Performance Studies from the University of the California, Berkeley. She is fluent in Tagalog.