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Sally Pissetzky Steele

Highland Park, IL — Feb. 27, 2024 — North Suburban Legal Aid Clinic (NSLAC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sally Pissetzky Steele as the new Director of Domestic Violence Law Practice. She brings a wealth of experience spanning both private practice and public service and a deep commitment to serving and empowering underserved communities, particularly victims of domestic violence.

In her new role as the Director of Domestic Violence Law Practice, Sally aims to further her dedication to helping victims of domestic violence, applying her comprehensive knowledge in domestic relations, and expanding her leadership in the legal services sector. Her unique blend of legal acumen, advocacy, and leadership skills positions her as a valuable asset to NSLAC’s mission.

Sally is also an Adjunct Professor at her alma mater, the UIC School of Law (formerly the John Marshall Law School), where she teaches lawyering skills to first-year law students. Her commitment to education aligns seamlessly with NSLAC’s work to empower individuals through legal knowledge and representation.

Executive Director Susan Shulman stated, “We are thrilled to welcome Sally as our new Director of Domestic Violence Law Practice. Her extensive experience, passion for serving the community, and commitment to leadership make her an excellent fit for our organization. We look forward to her contributions in advancing our mission and providing crucial support to those in need.”

Sally Pissetzky Steele holds a J.D. from The John Marshall Law School and a B.A. in Speech Communications from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Additionally, she has received a certificate in Divorce Mediation from the Northwestern University School of Professional Studies.

As a devoted wife of a fellow family law attorney and mother of two young boys, Sally draws inspiration from her family, motivating her to embody qualities of humility, kindness, hard work, and commitment to making the world a better and more inclusive place.

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