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Presentations and Trainings

Rachel has spoken at the Industrial Commission of Arizona annual claims seminars, Arizona Workers’ Compensation Claims Association meetings and spring seminars, a Claims and Litigation Management Alliance seminar, and also provides training tailored to her clients’ needs and requests.


Bachelors – University of Arizona 2005

JD – University of Idaho College of Law 2009

States Practicing In


Rachel joined the Ritsema Law in 2024, after managing her workers’ compensation defense firm (formerly Norton & Brozina, P.C.) for over ten years. She is a certified Workers’ Compensation Specialist by the State Bar of Arizona Board of Legal Specialization. Rachel has represented insurance carriers, their third-party administrators, and employers in workers’ compensation matters in Arizona since 2009. The clients she serves are in a variety of industries, including health care, retail, restaurants, construction, hospitality, mining, municipalities, counties, and education.

Rachel provides training on a regular basis for her clients and remains involved the Arizona workers’ compensation community by speaking at seminars, serving on the State Bar of Arizona Board of Legal Specialization Committee for workers’ compensation to evaluate other lawyers who apply to become certified workers’ compensation specialists, serving the Arizona Workers’ Compensation Claims Association, and serving as a Board member and current President of Kids’ Chance of Arizona.