Also known as Tom Howard

Thomas Smith Howard

Thomas Smith Howard

Nursing Home Abuse / Neglect Lawyer
Hackensack, NJ




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English , Polish , Spanish

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About Me

My passion is for the practice of law. I enjoy trials and arbitrations, and representing clients aggressively and with attention to the client's needs, interests, and wishes.

When I take time off, I like to downhill ski (the steeper, the better), sail, and bicycle.

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Cash, Check, Credit Card


Contingent (30%-40%), Free Consultation (45 minutes)

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Jeffrey M Halkovich
Jeffrey Halkovich

Hackensack, NJ

About 1 month ago

Relationship: Worked together on matter

Tom is one of the most competent, diligent and client focused attorneys I have ever worked with. I highly recommend Tom for any complex litigation or...
Amie Gartenberg
Amie Gartenberg

Hackensack, NJ

Over 4 years ago

Relationship: Co-worker

I have been Tom Howard's partner for over 20 years. He is a brilliant trial lawyer with a thorough knowledge of the law and of his client's claims...
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1987 License Status: Active for the state of New Jersey.
Last updated by Avvo: 03/14/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1988 – present

Kirsch Gartenberg Howard LLP


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1977 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

New York University School of Law


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Super Lawyer

Super Lawyers


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American Association for Justice

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Speaking Engagements

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2006 Nursing Home Negligence and Abuse

at Law Education Institute