Mike Howard is a Principal with Winston & Cashatt. Mike is a resident of Coeur d' Alene, where he manages the Winston & Cashatt office located at 250 Northwest Blvd., Suite 206.
Mike represents plaintiffs and defendants in complex general litigation, with an emphasis in the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, product liability, construction defects, and insurance coverage disputes.
Mike is licensed in Washington and Idaho and practices in both state and federal courts. Having conducted numerous trials, with five jury trials in 2012 alone, Mike has significant trial and litigation experience.
Mike also focuses on insurance-related issues, frequently representing clients who have been denied coverage by their insurance companies and defending insurance agents and brokers on errors and omissions claims.
Mike obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology and Chemistry from the University of Idaho in 1992, and his law degree from the University of Idaho College of Law in 1999. Mike served as a judicial law clerk for Idaho Supreme Court Justice Cathy Silak in 1999-2000 and has been in private practice since.
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|ID||Authorized to practice law||2000||09/12/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 100 Lawyers||Spokane Coeur d'Alene Living Magazine||2016|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2009|
|Principal||Winston & Cashatt||2000 - Present|
|Law Clerk||Idaho Supreme Court||1999 - 2000|
|Legal Intern||Howard & Owens||1998 - 1999|
|Legal Intern||Morrow & Otorowski||1997 - 1997|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Idaho State Bar||Commissioner||2016 - Present|
|Kootenai County Civil Trial Attorney Commission||Member||2014 - Present|
|John P. Gray American Inn of Court||Board of Directors||2014 - Present|
|Idaho First Judicial District Bar Association||President||2013 - Present|
|Idaho Trial Lawyers Association||Board of Directors||2012 - Present|
|Idaho Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2005 - Present|
|Washington State Bar Association||Member||2000 - Present|
|Idaho State Bar||Member||1999 - Present|
|Idaho Trial Lawyers Association||Board of Directors||2006 - 2009|
|Washington State Association for Justice||Member||2000 - 2008|
|Hayes v. City of Plummer, 159 Idaho 168, 357 P.3d 1276 (2015)||Non-Prevailing Party|
|Golub v. Kirk-Hughes Development, LLC, 158 Idaho 73, 343 P.3d 1080 (2015)||Prevailing party|
|Golub v. Kirk-Scott, Ltd., 157 Idaho 966 342 P.3d 893 (2015)||Prevailing party|
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|University of Idaho College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1999|
|University of Idaho||N/A||Minor - Chemistry||1992|
|University of Idaho||Zoology||BS - Bachelor of Science||1992|
|Kootenai County Bar Association Luncheon||Civil Practice: A Bi-State Comparison Washington / Idaho||2011|
|Insurance Agent and Broker Liability||Agent and Broker Liability||2007|