Rice is a graduate of Springfield High School. She works as a realtor for Coldwell Banker Heritage and as a property appraiser for the Clark County Sheriff’s office. Rice is also the owner of “The L.” Prior to working as a realtor, Rice served as owner and deputy registrar of Ohio License Bureau South for 20 years. She also served as deputy clerk of Clark County Common Pleas Court.
Rice unsuccessfully ran for Clark County Common Pleas Court clerk in 2020, challenging incumbent Melissa Tuttle. Her desire to be a clerk of courts has been a “lifelong goal,” she said.
“I’m so excited, humbled… I just can’t wait” to begin working in the role, she said. “It’s been a journey… I just feel blessed.”