Rachel Grijalvo received her J.D. from Boston College Law School, graduating cum laude. While at BC Law, Rachel participated in the year-long Defenders Clinic, where she successfully represented individuals charged with felonies and misdemeanors in the Dorchester Division of the Boston Municipal Court. Also during law school, she was a member of the Mock Trial team and clerked for the Boston Immigration Court. During her second law school summer, Rachel worked at the Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee, where she gained valuable experience working with individuals with diagnosed mental health issues. Rachel earned her undergraduate degree from New York University, graduating cum laude with a B.A. in psychology.