S. M. Steele serves his time as a Legal Information Specialist and Law Comprehension Coach. He earned his certificate in paralegalism from the Blackstone Career Institute in 2021 and applies the things he’s learned to improve juvenile civil rights.
Steele has studied, and self-taught the law for over two decades. Often operating as a jailhouse lawyer, he helps other prisoners understand the law as well. He is a member of the Jailhouse Lawyer Initiative and the National Lawyers Guild Jailhouse Lawyer division. He is currently working on building a juvenile rights organization that will help stop the unethical and immoral treatment of juveniles in the adult penal system. He is currently incarcerated at the North Central Correctional Complex in Marion, Ohio. He can be reached through www.gettingout.com.