RAchael Paschal Osborn


Rachael Paschal Osborn is a public interest water lawyer and has provided representation to Indian tribes, environmental organizations, labor unions, and small communities since 1992.     

Rachael served as co-founder and executive director of the Center for Environmental Law & Policy (1993-1999, 2007-2011), and co-founder and board member of Washington Water Trust (1997-2001), two organizations dedicated to the protection and restoration of free-flowing waters in Washington state.

Rachael is a dedicated educator and has taught scores of water law and policy courses over the years -- in law schools, conferences, seminars, workshops and classrooms -- and has written extensively on water resources and environmental issues. She teaches water law at Gonzaga Law School in Spokane.

links -

    John Rosapepe, Water, water everywhere and not a

drop to adjudicate (High Country News, 1996)

    Jim Kershner, HistoryLink.org (2011)

Rachael Paschal Osborn