Karla C. Steele
  • Attorney
Recognition & Publications
  • Workplace Harassment Policy Training
  • IRCA Compliance and Training for Employers
  • Investigations of Employee Misconduct
  • FOIA and OMA Compliance For Municipal Bodies
  • Duties Owed By Directors To A Not-For-Profit Organization
  • Tax-Deferred Exchanges Under IRC § 1031
Bar Admission
  • Illinois, 2002
  • Iowa, 2003
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois, 2003
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 2009
Education
  • San Diego State University (B.A. Cum Laude with Distinction, 1997); Phi Beta Kappa, 1997; Golden Key National Honor Society, 1997)
  • University of Iowa (J.D., 2002; M.B.A., 2002).
Languages
  • Spanish (fluent)
  • German (conversational)
Honors & Recognitions
  • Previously listed in Leading Lawyers Network (Employment Law: Management; Immigration Law: Employment)
Community Involvement
  • Skip-A-Long Family and Community Services Board of Directors, Member (2018-Present)
  • Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences Board of Directors, Member (2014-Present)
  • Trinity Regional Health System Board of Trustees; Trinity (UnityPoint) Medical Center Board of Trustees, Member (2009-2018)
  • Quad City Health Initiative Board of Directors, Member (2011-2018)
  • Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois Board of Directors, Member (2010-2014)
  • The Women's Connection Board of Directors, Member (2007-2012)
  • Moline Public Schools Foundation, Member (2003-2012)
  • Western Illinois University Foundation Quad Cities Leadership Committee, Member
  • Moline Rotary Club, Member
  • Casa Guanajuato Quad Cities, Member (2006-2009)