Rachel formed Welty Law Office in order to focus her practice in the areas of Family and Juvenile Law, including divorces, modification and contempt proceedings, child custody and visitation,
parentage, child support, dependency and neglect, orders of protection, adoptions, and those cases involving the Department of Children's Services. She takes a unique child advocacy
centered approach to her practice of family law. By doing this, Rachel is able to advocate for children and give them a voice in a legal system where they all too often get lost. Additionally,
she strives to provide her clients with quality representation from someone they can trust and confide in, as well as coming up with creative legal solutions for each individual case.
Originally from Ohio, Rachel graduated with honors from The College of Wooster in 2003, with a B.S. degree in Political Science. She received her J.D. in 2006 from the University of Akron School of Law where she was awarded The Cali Award of Excellence in Education Law. She was admitted to practice law in Tennessee in 2007. Before becoming an attorney, Rachel was a Court Appointed Special Advocate, as well as a mentor for children in the foster care system.
As a single working mother of three young children, Rachel has a unique insider's view into the challenges of divorce and co-parenting and is able to guide client's through a difficult time in theirs lives with compassion and solidarity.