I am a family law attorney working at Ellis Funk, P.C. in the Greater Atlanta Area. For further information please see my bio below:
Ms. Savannah Steele is a native of Central Florida, growing up in the Space Coast. While in High School, Savannah began volunteering for the State Attorney’s Office in the 18th Judicial Circuit through their Prosecution Alternative for Youth Program where she was able to advocate for other teens in a juvenile diversion program. She has been dedicated to the practice of lae ever since. She is a graduate of the Florida State University where she received a B.A. in Communications and a B.A. in Psychology. At Florida State, Savannah was well known and distinguished from her peers in her dedication to giving back to the local community through service.
She next graduated from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University earning her J.D. and a Graduate Diploma in Comparative Law, being training in both the civil and common law. While in law school, Savannah served on the Student Bar Association for two years, as the Governor for the 13th District of the American Bar Association’s Law Student Division, and as the President of the Public Interest Law Society. She was awarded the Law Student Pro Bono award by the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Outstanding Clinical Student Award by the Clinical Legal Education Association, the Chancellor’s Scholar Award, the Chancellor’s Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award as well as three CALI awards for Academic Excellence.
Following graduation, Savannah moved to Atlanta and worked for a general practice litigation firm, where she specialized in family law practice. Savannah has served as an Emerging Leader for the American Bar Association and is now privileged to be on the Law Day Team as well as the Membership Project Team. In addition, Savannah serves at the District Justice for the 17th District of Phi Alpha Delta, Law Fraternity International. .
Court of Appeals of Georgia, 2015
Supreme Court of Georgia, 2015
11th Circuit Federal Court, Northern and Middle Districts, 2015
Florida State University, 2007-2011
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, 2011-2014
Professional Memberships & Associations
Georgia State Bar, Family Law Section, 2015 - Present
Georgia State Bar, Dispute Resolution Section, 2015 - Present
Georgia State Bar, General Practice & Trial Law, 2015 - Present
American Bar Association, Law Student Division, 2011 - 2014
American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, 2014-Present
Past Employment Positions
The Tadda Law Firm, Law Clerk, 2010-2011
Atlanta Trial Lawyers Group, Associate Attorney, 2014-2016
Pro Bono Activities
Atlanta Volunteer Lawyer's Foundation, 2015 - Present
Phi Alpha Delta