With over 25 years of experience, Cathy Steele is a skilled Negotiator, Mediator, and trial lawyer offering flexible and practical counsel - in and out of court.
As a Divorce Mediator, Cathy is dedicated to protecting the rights and interests of people throughout the St. Louis area. She earned valuable experience as a prosecutor in Fenton, Missouri, and has been a mediator in the City and County of St. Louis and in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri since 1995. Her background as a negotiator, mediator, trial lawyer and trained collaborative law attorney gives her the flexibility needed to meet your needs in and out of court.
Cathy also employs associate attorney Sarah J. Barbarash. Sarah is licensed to practice law in both the State of Missouri and State of Illinois. Sarah's focus is in the area of family law which includes divorce, paternity, modifications, adoption, and guardianship. Sarah is also currently a member of the Jewish Family & Children's Services Young Leader Board and an active Court Appointed Special Advocate with Voices for Children.
Areas of Practice
Business & Commercial Law
Health & Health Care Law
Probate & Estate Administration
Real Estate Law
Guardianship and Conservatorship
Real Estate Tax Appeals
University of Missouri Columbia School of Law, Columbia, Missouri - 1981
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan - A.B. - 1977
Professional Associations and Memberships
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Member
St. Louis County Bar Association, Member
Missouri Bar Association, Member
National Employment Lawyer's Association, Member
Institute for Women's Health Initiatives, President
St. Louis Community College - Meramec Campus, Adjunct Faculty Member
Jewish Family and Children's Services, Vice President, Board of Directors
West County Chamber of Commerce, Member, 1989 - Present
Association for Conflict Resolution, Member
Collaborative Family Law Association, Member
"Through the Eyes of a Child", 2000
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