Rachel Holmes



Rachel Holmes is a family law attorney at Doyle Quane. She has over 10 years of family law experience and helps clients with their family law matters, including complex financial matters, divorce mediation, child custody, child support and spousal support issues. Rachel worked as a family law attorney in Australia before she relocated to California in late 2016 to  marry her husband, Trevor. When she is not helping clients work through their family law issues, Rachel enjoys getting outdoors exercising and being a volunteer foster mom with Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) in Walnut Creek.


  • Griffith University Faculty of Law
    • LL.B., Bachelor of Laws - 2010
    • Honors: IIA Honors
  • Griffith University, Gold Coast
    • B.A. - 2010
    • Major: Psychological Science

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of California, 2019
  • High Court of Australia, 2012
  • Queensland, 2011

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of California, 2019
  • Contra Costa County Bar Association, 2017

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Rachel Holmes
Rachel P. Holmes
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Practice Areas:

  • Family Law
  • Trusts & Estates


  • Selected to Rising Stars: 2021 - 2022

Past Positions

  • Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia, Legal Associate
  • Family Court of Australia, Trial Division, Associate

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Foster Carer - Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation