A Symbol Of Hope For
Families During Conflict

Patricia Lynn Steele

  • Attorney


Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Custody
  • Support
  • Parenting Programs
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability


Attorney Patti Steele graduated with her Juris Doctor from Seattle University School of Law in 2014. Before that, she spent 10 years working as a family law paralegal. During law school, Ms. Steele worked as a Rule 9, a licensed legal intern who practices law under the supervision of an attorney with at least three years of active legal experience. As a Rule 9, she handled contested cases and gained experience in complex custody trials, even sitting as second chair. Additionally, she had the opportunity to gain criminal law experience with a previous firm.

In 2015, attorney Patti Steele obtained her full license and started practicing family law. Her extensive client base attests to her exceptional reputation, and for good reason. She firmly believes that clients are not mere "cases," but individuals with intricate lives. Patti skillfully combines persuasive advocacy, proficient guidance, and empathetic client support to achieve optimal outcomes and deliver a favorable and tailored experience.

Patti is a distinguished member of several esteemed associations, including the Washington State Bar Association, The Federalist Society and the Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association.

Patti hails from Washington State and has a deep-rooted connection to her birthplace. She derives immense pleasure from indulging in activities like immersing herself in Notre Dame football, nurturing her garden, embarking on exciting journeys, and relishing weekends by the beach with her beloved family, consisting of three children, a loyal canine companion, and a loving husband.


  • Seattle University School of Law, Seattle, Washington
    • J.D.
  • Central Washington University, Ellensburg, Washington
    • B.A.

Bar Admission

  • Washington, 2016
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Washington


  • Rising Star, 2021-2023

Past Positions

  • Helland Law Group, Associate Attorney, 2017 to 2023
  • Benjamin & Healy, Associate Attorney, 2015 to 2017


  • English

Professional Associations

  • Federalist Society