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Howard Lawrence Williams

Howard Lawrence Williams

also known as Howard L. Williams

Practice areas:

DUI & DWI, Criminal Defense, White Collar Crime, Violent Crime

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2000

  1. DUI & DWI: 34%
    15 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
    15 years, 4 thousand cases
  3. White Collar Crime: 23%
    15 years, 1 thousand cases
  4. Violent Crime: 18%
    15 years, 1 thousand cases



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Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

13 total 

  • James Robert Fox

    Howard is the consummate professional. His abilities in the courtroom are unmatched. He is a tireless advocate and is always ready to fight the fight. His dedication to our profession and his commitment to his craft is second to none.


    James Fox Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • No photo

    Howard is a great attorney, possibly the best cross-examiner alive today. He has the unique ability to get a witness to say what he wants without making it seem that way. I've personally seen him demolish witnesses and have them leave smiling and thinking they did great.


    Jason Lieber Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Victory CornerContra Costa County Criminal Conflict Program2013

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerLieber Williams & Labin2008 - Present
Deputy Public DefenderRiverside County Public Defender's Office2005 - 2008

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Contra Costa County Criminal Conflict PanelSenior Attorney2011 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
People v. J.L.jury verdict: NOT GUILTY
People v. B.C.CHARGES DROPPED through negotiations
People v. A.G.Charges Reduced through negotiation with D.A. and DMV defeated in Court by Writ of Mandate. LICENSE SAVED

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Diego School of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws1999
Ohio State University Moritz College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Kent State UniversityEconomicsBBA1995