Rachel received her B.A. from the University of Oklahoma in 2015. While attending college at OU, Rachel was an active member of the Alpha Phi Women’s Fraternity, Phi Chapter.
Rachel graduated from the OU College of Law in 2018. While in law school, Rachel earned the Dean’s Honor Roll and, additionally, her certification from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Division of Pediatrics, in Child Abuse & Neglect.
Rachel worked as an intern for the Oklahoma County District Attorney Special Victim’s Unit in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in 2015, and then for the State of Nevada’s top family law firm, Kainen Law Group, PLLC, in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2016 witnessing the State of Nevada's legalization of recreational marijuana.
Rachel dove headfirst into cannabis law and policy to prepare for Oklahoma’s legalization of medical marijuana in 2018. Rachel presently practices at Mulinix Goerke & Meyer, PLLC in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Rachel is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Oklahoma and the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma.
Rachel is a part of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML). She is also a member of the National Cannabis Bar Association, American Bar Association, Oklahoma Bar Association, and Oklahoma County Bar Association.
Josiah Young is both a licensed attorney and a registered lobbyist and providing strategic counsel to both public and private clients on transactional matters, cannabis, municipal law, and political issues.
Josiah seeks to achieve clients’ government affairs objectives by advocating on their behalf before judiciary, legislative, regulatory and administrative bodies, drawing on his experience in policy and political work including coalition building, grassroots mobilization, strategic planning, legislative/initiative campaigns, direct lobbying, legislative tracking, regulatory monitoring and procurement services.
In addition, Josiah advises private clients on statutory and regulatory compliance with the state cannabis laws, advises municipal clients on statutory and regulatory compliance with state and federal law including the adoption of municipal ordinances.
While in law school at American University Washington College of Law in Washington DC, Josiah interned for a US House of Representatives member, where he worked on legislative research and drafting, as well as constituent outreach.
Also, while in law school, Josiah clerked in the Office of the General Counsel for the US Department of Commerce. There, he spent time reviewing contracts, providing general litigation support, and drafting congressional correspondence.
Upon graduating from law school in two and a half years, Josiah went on to oversee policy and grassroots advocacy work for several national NGOs, before beginning his practice as a lobbyist and attorney.