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James W. Howard

James W. Howard

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, White Collar Crime, Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1981

  1. Criminal Defense: 33%
  2. Personal Injury: 27%
  3. Medical Malpractice: 15%
  4. White Collar Crime: 15%
  5. Wrongful Death: 10%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check

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Contact Info

The Howard Firm

1479 Brockett Road, Suite 200
Tucker, GA, 30084


GAActive Member in Good Standing 198105/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2014

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerThe Howard Law Firm, PC1991 - Present
Managing AttorneyHoward, Secret & Wilde1987 - 1991
PartnerFloyd, Howard & Ware1984 - Present
Public DefenderFulton County Public Defender's Office1981 - 1983
Staff AttorneyJacksonville Area Legal Aid1980 - 1981
Case AnalystEEOC - Federal Government1978 - 1980

Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of GeorgiaMember1981 - Present
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
Gate City Bar AssociationMemberN/A
DeKalb Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Georgia Alliance of African American AttorneysMemberN/A
Trial Lawyers for Public JusticeMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Blake v. General Motors Corp.Plaintiff verdict for $3.8M upheld on appeal, 237 Ga.App. 426
US v. Phillip Alexander, NDGa, 2:12-CR-18Acquittal
Clark v. NPC International, Inc.$1.8 million jury verdict

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Publication NameTitleDate
Daily ReportA study in contrasts2007

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
American University, Washington College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
Earlham CollegeN/AUnknown1977
Syracuse UniversityJournalismBA - Bachelor of Arts1977
Syracuse UniversityPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1977

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
St. Patrick's Day seminarForfeitures2015