Rachel Sedita has been chosen by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in Family Law for 2018. Only 2.5% of lawyers are chosen for this honor each year.
Rachel’s focus in every case is on the client: she listens to determine her client’s goals, then devises straight-forward strategies to achieve client success.
Rachel’s interest in family law began with an internship at the Office of the Attorney General, Child Support Division, while she pursued her undergraduate degree from Trinity University. At South Texas College of Law, Rachel continued to follow her interest in family law.
She participated in the Complex Family Law Clinic, representing individuals with divorce and child custody cases. Rachel returned to the Office of the Attorney General, Child Support Division, where she assisted in a wide variety of family law matters, including child support establishment, termination, modification, and enforcement issues.
Rachel attained her mediator’s certificate from the Frank Evans Center for Conflict Resolution. Her training in mediation, negotiation, and dispute resolution allows Rachel to successfully advocate for her clients. Rachel interned at the Fourteenth Court of Appeals under Justice Frost. She was also selected as an articles editor for the Currents International Trade Journal.
Rachel was a member of the prestigious Houston Young Lawyers Association’s Leadership Academy, class of 2013-2014. She was selected as an articles writer for the Affiliate Newsletter with the Young Lawyers Division of the American Bar Association.
Rachel is licensed to practice law in the State of Texas, the Southern District of Texas, and the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.
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Excellent Family Law Attorney
Rachel is highly skilled and diligent. She allayed many of my concerns during my divorce and custody case, and brought to light many different considerations along the way, critical to custody determination and the particulars of my divorce. She and her team were always there to help explain my options and key decisions for my case. I highly recommend her as a family law attorney!
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Rachel Sedita is an excellent lawyer who knows the law well. She and her paralegal staff (specifically Zaida Lazos) did an exceptional job with my divorce case. Rachel took the time to hear all of my concerns and clearly, concisely outlined all the different courses of action including the positives and negatives with each choice. Furthermore, Rachel and her staff always responded to me in a timely manner. I could not have asked for better representation, and working with Rachel was incredibly easy and the least stressful part of a very difficult, painful event in my life. Without hesitation, I give Rachel Sedita my highest recommendation.
– a client
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Rachel helped work on a child custody case for me regarding my 5 year old grandson. It was a hard case to win. She worked hard to gather information and research all of my options. I won custody.
– Jamie Elmore-Kelly
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