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Howard Gardner Butler

Howard Gardner Butler

Practice areas:

Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Entertainment, Defective and Dangerous Products

About Me

Howard G. Butler is the founding senior partner of the Butler Law Group, located in Jacksonville, Florida. Mr. Butler focuses his practice on serious personal injury, wrongful death and entertainment law. Mr. Butler is a nationally board-certified civil trial lawyer (National Board of Trial Advocacy) and is *AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating an individual attorney can attain. Mr. Butler and his law firm are included in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1985

  1. Personal Injury: 25%
  2. Car Accidents: 25%
  3. Wrongful Death: 20%
  4. Defective and Dangerous Products: 15%
  5. Entertainment: 15%



Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Howard. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Stephen Watrel

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Howard for many years and we have worked together closely on personal injury cases. He is a fierce advocate for his clients and will fight to the bitter end to make sure the insurance companies pay what is owed. I know of few lawyers with his tenacity and wealth of knowledge of trial practice.


    Stephen Watrel Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info



FLMember in Good Standing198508/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super Lawyer FloridaSuperLawyers2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Super Lawyer FloridaSuperLawyers2012
Super Lawyer FloridaSuperLawyers2011
Super Lawyer FloridaSuperLawyers2010
Super Lawyer FloridaSuperLawyers2009
Super Lawyer FloridaSuperLawyers2008
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in AmericaN/A
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates ForumN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerButler Law Group2010 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Florida Justice AssociationEagle MemberN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Attorneys Information Exchange GroupMemberN/A
Trial Lawyers for Public JusticeMemberN/A
Jacksonville Justice AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Confidential Settlement reached after 1 week of trial in student wrongful deathConfidential Settlement
Defective Handicap Ramp Lawsuit SettlementSettlement
Wrongful Death Settlement Reached in Defective Concrete Transporter Equipment CaseConfidential Settlement

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
Stetson UniversityN/AB.B.A.1982

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
FJA Law School OutreachSocial Justice; Attorneys making a difference one person at a time.2013