W. Trent Steele was born in Staunton, Virginia, but has been a lifelong resident of South Florida. He has been practicing law for over 25 years and specializes in residential and commercial real estate law, estate planning and probate law, and business law. He was graduated from the University of Florida in 1979 with a Bachelor of Arts and was graduated from the University Of Miami School Of Law with honors in 1982.
In his role as lawyer, adviser, counselor and advocate, Mr. Steele is committed to providing aggressive, competent, cost effective and caring representation for his clients.
He is actively involved in the community and serves as officer, board member or member of the following business and professional organizations: the Palm Beach County Bar Association; the Martin County Bar Association; the Florida Bar (Member, Real Property and Probate and Trust Law Sections); American Land Title Association; Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches; Real Estate Counsel for the Palm Beaches; and is an underwriter for Attorneys Title Insurance.
He has also served as an officer or board member of the following civic and charitable organizations: Alternate Board Member, Town of Jupiter Island Employee Grievance Committee, 2007-present; Town of Jupiter Island Representative, Martin County Citizen’s Round Table, 2007-present; Treasurer, VSA Arts of Florida, 1992-2003; President, Comprehensive AIDS Program of Palm Beach County, 1986-2000; Board Member, Florida Stage, 1994-2000; Member, Town of Palm Beach Code Enforcement Board, 1994-1996.
In addition, W. Trent Steele is the President of the Board of FoundCare (Foundation for Comprehensive Community Care, Inc.) which is dedicated to meeting the health care needs of the medically under served and uninsured residents of Palm Beach County. FoundCare is building the first of its kind health care facility in West Palm Beach to address these issues which will provide adult and pediatric care, a pharmacy, dental center and wellness center all under one roof.
Mr. Steele’s commitment to the community has been recognized by the following organizations: Palm Beach County Bar Association, Cultural and Civic Activities Committee Award, 1991; Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, W. Peter Burns Memorial Award, 1993 and Community Service Award, 2001; Comprehensive AIDS Program of Palm Beach County, Inc., Lifetime Achievement Award, 2006; American Institute for Public Service, Jefferson Award-Palm Beach/Martin County, 2007; Metropolitan Community Church of the Palm Beaches, Ruby Slipper Award, 2007.