Rachel Klotzman grew up in Little Rock, Arkansas before finding her way to Texas in the fourth grade.
She attended Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee and graduated magna cum laude with Bachelor of Science degrees in Engineering Science and Mathematics.
Following undergraduate, Rachel attended the University of Houston Law Center and, while in law school, interned at the Texas Attorney General’s Office Natural Resources Division in Austin and the Texas Court of Appeals, First District, in Houston.
Rachel was licensed to practice law on November 3, 2006 and her first legal position was as an assistant district attorney at the Victoria County District Attorney’s Office, where she served as a misdemeanor and juvenile prosecutor. In July of 2008 Rachel and her husband Spencer opened Klotzman Law Firm, PLLC. Rachel served as the City of Victoria Municipal Court Judge from July 2010-July 2012, is past-treasurer of the Junior League of Victoria, Texas, Inc. and a current board member of The Brownson Home.
Rachel’s private practice initially consisted of criminal defense and child welfare law but, after the birth of her child in 2009, she shifted her focus to oil and gas law, business law and accounting. She is the managing attorney of Klotzman Law Firm, PLLC.