Bruce Griffith Howie

Bruce Griffith Howie

Criminal Defense Attorney
Clearwater, FL




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About Me

Since becoming an attorney in 1978, Bruce Howie has represented over 2,500 citizens accused of criminal offenses in the Tampa Bay area and has been the lead or sole trial attorney in 121 criminal jury trials in state and federal court, most of them felonies,in addition tohundreds of non-jury trials and hearings. He has argued criminal appeals before the Florida Supreme Court, the Florida Second...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check


Hourly ($250-$300/hour)

Client Reviews

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Knowledgeable Expert In Law

Posted by: Aaron about 1 year ago.

Bruce G Howie is a knowledgeable expert in all fields of Law. Working with defendants honestly and respectively, pursuing positive client results...

Excellent explanation and most informative

Posted by: a client over 1 year ago.

Based on this attorney's response and explanation on this topic, I have decided to contact him for representation. Thank you.
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Michael S. Waddington
Michael Waddington

Evans, GA

6 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse Bruce. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.
Kyndra L. Mulder
Kyndra Mulder

Jacksonville, FL

Almost 3 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. His answers on AVVO display his exemplary knowledge and committment to those accused of criminal conduct. He is knowledgable,...
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1978 License Status: Member in Good Standing for the state of Florida.
Last updated by Avvo: 06/14/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1978 – 1985

Office of the Public Defender


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1978 Juris Doctor in

Boston University School of Law


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2008 Gardner Beckett Civil Liberties Award

Pinellas County ACLU


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1988- present Former executive committee member, section chair

St. Petersburg Bar Association

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