Karen L. Steele (RETIRED*)

How Our Altoona Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help

At Goldstein, Heslop, Steele, Clapper, Oswalt, and Smith, all of our attorneys are highly skilled in multiple practice areas. This allows us to work hard for our clients, no matter what the situation, taking a collaborative approach to all our services.

Karen L. Steele, an essential part of our legal team, helps our firm by concentrating her practice in the following areas:

  • Personal injury
  • Insurance disputes
  • Workers’ compensation

Background & Education

Karen L. Steele was born in Roaring Spring, PA and graduated from Northern Bedford County High School. She obtained a B.S. with high distinction from Penn State University in 1977 and received her law degree from Dickinson School of Law in 1980. She served as assistant district attorney in Blair County for two years, which helped to strengthen her knowledge and inform her current practice.

In addition to her years in practice, Attorney Steele is certified in Civil Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.


Attorney Steele is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Blair County Bar Association, and the Pennsylvania Association for Justice.

To retain our firm’s skilled representation, contact us today. We offer initial consultations for all new clients.