Rafani-Steele, Mary

410 West Center StreetSuite 203Visalia, CA 93291

Updated: 05/04/2012


I obtained my Bachelor of Arts from University in Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and my Juris Doctor (law degree) from Wayne State University Law School, in Detroit, Michigan. I practiced law in Michigan for three years, and moved to California. I took and passed the California Bar Examination, and was admitted to the California Bar in 1994. I have steadily practiced law in California since 1994. My primary area of expertise is in family law, which includes divorce, child custody and...

Office Info

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Sole Practitioner


  • Farsi
  • Spanish

Practice Areas

  • Family Law: divorce, child custody & visitation, child & spousal support 80%
  • Legal Guardianships & Adoptions 7%
  • Civil Litigation 7%
  • Simple Wills and Revocable Living Trusts 2%
  • Conservatorships of the Person 2%
  • Criminal 1%
  • Personal Injury 1%


  • 20%

Representative Clients

  • Anna Marie Diaz
  • Anna Castro
  • Stephanie Wood
  • Samantha Standridge


Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1988
  • California, 1994

Other Affiliations

  • Tulare County Bar Association, 1996 - 2011 (Member)

Pro Bono Activities

  • Miscellaneous Pro Bono Cases, 2010 - 2011

Past Positions

  • Behrens, Snyder & Romaine, Associate Attorney, 1996 - 1998


  • Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan



  • Hon. Judge Jennifer Shirk
  • Hon. Judge William Silveira
  • Hon. Judge Kathryn Montejano
  • Hon. CMR Julienne Rynda


Accepts Credit Cards

Office Information


410 West Center StreetSuite 203Visalia, CA 93291

Office Hours

Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.


  • 559-636-9462


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