Who We Are at Sterle Law:
Your Trusted Advocates in Northern Minnesota

More Than Just Lawyers:
Meet the Compassionate Advocates of Sterle Law

Sterle Law is a family law, criminal defense, and general litigation firm based in Grand Rapids, Minnesota serving the larger Minnesota area. Helmed by Chad B. Sterle, we are dedicated to serving our communities with excellence. We are committed to defending our clients’ rights and securing their futures. 

Our priority is to create a safe environment for our clients, as we handle many sensitive issues on their behalf. By building personal relationships and individualizing our attention to every one of our clients, we strive to ensure they are comfortable and prepared for the often complex legal process. This client-centered philosophy is why the team at Sterle Law is more than just your legal team – we are your trusted advisors and advocates for your future.

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Meet Chad B. Sterle

Chad B. Sterle has been practicing law since 1998, representing private clients focusing on criminal defense, family law, and general litigation in Northern Minnesota and across the state.

Chad B. Sterle was born and raised in Nashwauk, Minnesota in Itasca County, and is a graduate of Nashwauk/Keewatin High School. He earned a bachelor of arts in political science from St. John’s University in 1995 and graduated from Gonzaga University School of Law in Spokane, Washington. While earning his juris doctor degree, Sterle worked as a prosecutor for both Spokane and Pend Oreille counties. 

Upon earning his J.D. in 1998, Sterle returned to Minnesota to work for Hennepin County’s Attorney’s Office. He was quickly offered a job in the Itasca County Attorney’s Office in 1999 and returned to work in his home county.