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  1. Personal Injury: 40%
  2. Wrongful Death: 40%
  3. Defective Products: 20%

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Howry, Breen & Herman

1900 Pearl St.
Austin, TX, 78705


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 201507/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Northern California Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2015
AV Preeminent Rated (2014-2016)Martindale-Hubbell2014
2009 PhilanthropistMonterey County Free Libraries2009
Excellence In The Future (evidence)CALI2000
Outstanding Oral Argument (LARAW)Santa Clara University School of Law2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyHowry, Breen & Herman2015 - Present
AttorneyCotchett, Pitre & McCarthy2011 - 2015
AttorneyLavorato, House, Chilton & Lavorato2002 - 2011
Aviation OfficerUnited States Army1992 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
United States District Court for the Western District of TexasMember2016 - Present
Austin Bar AssocationMember2016 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember2015 - Present
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2015 - Present
American Association for Justice, Leaders ForumMember2013 - Present
Italian American Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
United States District Court for the Central District of CaliforniaMember2010 - Present
United States District Court for the Northern District of CaliforniaMember2008 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2002 - Present
San Mateo County Bar Fee ArbitratorsPanel Arbitrator2015 - 2015
Veteran Lawyers of San Mateo CountyPast President2014 - 2015
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaPast Board of Governors2013 - 2015
San Mateo County Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Directors (Treasurer)2012 - 2015
San Mateo County Bar AssociationMember2011 - 2015
Monterey County Bar AssociationMember (Former Board Member)2002 - 2015
Publication nameTitleDate
San Francisco Daily JournalThe Balance Of Effective Drone Regulation2015
San Mateo County Daily JournalHelping Veterans 'Stand Down'2014
The Advocate-Journal of Consumers Attorneys AssociationHowell And The Cost For Future Care For Medical Recipients2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Santa Clara University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
University of San FranciscoN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
WebinarWhere Criminal Law Meets Tort Law2013
Know The LawFamily Law Public Symposium2013
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaWhere Criminal Law Meets Tort Law2013
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaExpert Witnesses2012
Monterey County Bar Association MCLE BrownbagEthical Considerations In The Courtroom2009
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaEthical Considerations in the Court Room2007