As an associate in the Real Estate Practice Group, Rachel P. Peterson focuses her practice on commercial real estate transactions including sales, acquisitions, leasing, and development. She represents both landlords and tenants in negotiating and drafting all types of commercial leases, including office and retail spaces. She assists clients in various aspects of the purchase and sale of commercial real estate, including negotiation of purchase and sale agreements and review of title policies and surveys.

While studying at University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Law, Rachel served as online lead editor of the UMKC Law Review and was a member of the Association of Women Law Students.

Practice Areas


  • University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Law (J.D., 2013)
    • UMKC Law Review, online lead editor
    • Cali Award, Gender and Justice Seminar
  • University of Oklahoma (B.A., 2010)

Legal Background

  • Associate, Forbes Law Group, LLC (2013-2014)
  • Law Clerk, Popham Law Firm (2012-2013)
  • Intern, U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Missouri (2012)
  • Judicial Intern, Jackson County Circuit Court (2011)

Professional Affiliations

  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association


  • Missouri
  • Kansas

Charitable & Civic Activities

  • Junior League of Kansas City, MO
  • Belles of the American Royal
  • Visitation Church