Rachel Roberts was born in San-Fernando, Trinidad & Tobago. In December 1999, she immigrated to the United States with her parents and two brothers. She is a naturalized U.S. Citizen. Attorney Roberts is of a multi-cultural background.
In 2009, Rachel graduated summa cum laude from N.C. State University with a B.A. in Religious Studies. In 2012, she graduated from Liberty Theological Seminary with a M.A. in Theological Studies. Attorney Roberts’ childhood dream to become an attorney became a reality when she graduated magna cum laude from Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School.
While attending law school, Rachel received several awards for her outstanding performance in several courses. She received the CALI student award for Legal Writing, Research and Analysis I & II, Constitutional Law I, Criminal Procedure, Immigration Law, and Domestic Relations. Attorney Roberts also received the Custer Tuggle Award for her outstanding performance in Domestic Relations. She received the Book Award from the Dean of her law school as a result of being the recipient of several CALI student awards.
While attending law school, Rachel served on Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School’s Law Journal as one of the executive articles editor. She authored two articles “Immigration Detention Facilities: Do Limitations on ‘Access To Counsel’ Within Immigration Detention Facilities Violate Procedural Due Process Rights Guaranteed By The 5th Amendment To The U.S. Constitution?” and “Senate Bill 365: Fair Business Practices Act; Enact Offender Reentry Reforms As Recommended By The Georgia Council On Criminal Justice Reform.” Both articles were chosen for publication in the law school’s law journal.
Also, while attending law school, Rachel interned with Solano Law Firm, LLC, Catholic Charities of Atlanta, and The City of Atlanta Office of The Public Defender, where she gained practical experience in several areas of law. She has also worked with several immigration firms in Atlanta before joining Solano Law Firm as an attorney.
In her spare time, Rachel enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. She also enjoys museums, art, and research.
- J.D., Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School, magna cum laude, 2016
- M.A. in Theological Studies, Liberty Theological Seminary, 2012
- B.A. in Religious Studies, NC State University, summa cum laude, 2009