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Register of Wills & Clerk of Orphans' Court Division

Rachel Ezzell Berry, Esquire was appointed as the Register of Wills and Clerk of Orphans’ Court by the Delaware County Council in March of 2020.

Rachel is an attorney and businesswoman who was born and raised in Delaware County. She graduated from Strath Haven High School, where she met her husband. In addition to serving as the Register of Wills and Clerk of Orphans’ Court, she is currently General Counsel to American Services Corporation, a family business headquartered in Delaware County with operations across four states. Previously, she was an attorney at Dechert LLP, a clerk for federal judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals and U.S. District Court, and an analyst for a health insurance company.

Rachel earned her B.B.A. summa cum laude in Economics and International Business from Temple University. She earned her J.D. magna cum laude, Order of the Coif from the University of Michigan Law School, where she was Book Review Editor of the Michigan Law Review. Her legal publications include chapters in Pennsylvania Civil Pre-Trial Practice (LexisNexis 2017) and Pennsylvania Civil Trial Practice (LexisNexis 2017), as well as a Note in the Michigan Law Review.

Rachel has a long history of community service and is currently a member of the Delaware County Economic Development Oversight Board, the League of Women Voters, and the Friends of the Chester Creek Trail, as well as a homeroom mom in the Rose-Tree Media School District. She lives in Middletown Township with her husband, Andrew, and their young children.

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