Rachel K. Lozosky
Rachel K. Lozosky graduated cum laude from Washington & Jefferson College in 2001 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree, having double-majored in political science and psychology and minored in Spanish. While an undergraduate, Rachel was a member of Pi Sigma Alpha national political science honor society and Psi Chi national psychology honor society. She received her Juris Doctorate in 2004 from the University of Pittsburgh, where she was a member of Phi Alpha Delta international legal fraternity and participated in moot court competition. Rachel gained experience as a law clerk at firms in Pittsburgh and Washington, Pennsylvania, with emphasis on litigation, municipal and school law. Prior to becoming associated with Peacock Keller in October 2008, Rachel was an associate attorney for several years with Vanderman Law Offices in Charleroi, Pennsylvania, where she practiced primarily in general and business litigation. Rachel's practice with Peacock Keller focuses upon school law.
Ms. Lozosky presented a seminar at the 2011 Pennsylvania School Board Solicitors Association Summer Symposium, entitled "Attorney-Client Privilege and Its Application Under Pennsylvania's Right-to-Know Law and Sunshine Act: Ethical Considerations for School District solicitors." She has presented to public school administrators and teachers on issues including special education, student confidentiality and professional responsibility. Rachel also regularly presents to Washington County high school students on various legal issues, through an outreach program of the Washington County Bar Association.
Rachel is a member of the Washington County Bar Association and President of the Washington County chapter of Zonta International, in which she serves on the Board of Directors. Rachel also serves as Director of Community Service for the Washington Rotary Club. She is a certified Catechist with the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh and has served as a CCD instructor for kindergarten and first grade students, both during the school year and during vacation bible school. She also serves as a lector at her church, St. Michael Archangel Catholic Church in Fredericktown, PA. Rachel is also an active alumnus of Washington & Jefferson College, where she serves on the Alumni Executive Council and mentors an undergraduate student through the College's alumni mentor program.
A Washington County native, Rachel currently resides in Bentleyville with her husband, John Friedmann, an Assistant District Attorney in Greene County.