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Sara R. Howard

Sara R. Howard

Practice areas:

Adoption, Child Custody, Real Estate, Landlord & Tenant, Uncontested Divorce, Guardianship

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1983

  1. Adoption: 40%
    27 years, 500 cases
  2. Landlord & Tenant: 15%
    26 years
  3. Real Estate: 15%
    32 years
  4. Child Custody: 15%
    27 years
  5. Other: 15%
  6. More 



Free Consultation (20 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

18 total 

  • Sean Cleary

    I wholeheartedly endorse this lawyer. A brilliant, trustworthy and highly respected attorney in the legal community.


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    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Judd S Nemiro

    This lawyer is knowledgeable, efficient and talented. I endorse this lawyer.


    Judd Nemiro Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact Info

3247 N. Elston Ave.
Chicago, IL, 60618-5833



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198308/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Pro Bono AwardChicago Volunteer Legal Services2007

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney/ Sole PractionerLaw Office of Sara R. Howard1986 - Present
Loan Review Officer & In-house counselFirst National Bank of Liincolnshire1984 - 1986
Sales AssociateKaplan & Associates, Realtors1975 - 1982
TeacherChicago Board of Education1969 - 1979


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Chicago Bar AssociationChristmas Spirits2001 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationAdoption Law Committee1995 - Present
Chicago Volunteer Legal ServicesPanel Referral Program1992 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law School, ChicagoLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
Northeastern Illinois UniversitySpecial EducationTeacher Certification1971
Roosevelt UniversitySociology/Theater ArtsBA - Bachelor of Arts1968

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Chicago Bar Association, Adoption Law CommitteeAdoption - Consent2013