Rich is a trial attorney for the Salt Lake Legal Defender Association. He completed his undergraduate degree in 2003 at the University of Utah where he graduated Magna Cum Laude in Political Science and cum laude in German. He then attended the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah where he served as an articles editor for the Utah Law Review and graduated with honors in 2007. He joined the Salt Lake Legal Defender Association in 2011.