Howard is a native of Southwestern Michigan who returned to the area to practice law in 1982. Prior to attending law school, he served in the United States Army and taught high school social studies and coached for five years in Adrian and New Buffalo, Michigan.

Howard received his B.S. in Education degree from Central Michigan University (Summa Cum Laude) in 1969, his law degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School (Summa Cum Laude) in 1980, and his Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of Miami (Florida) in 1984.

Howard maintains many professional affiliations including local, state (Michigan and Florida) and national bar organizations, including sections related to real estate, business, taxation, estate planning and probate and trust administration. In addition, he has presented many seminars and lectures on Income Tax Planning, Estate planning, Probate, Condominiums and Real Estate issues and topics.

Howard’s activities outside of the office center around his enjoyment of sports and the enjoyment of “working with his hands” on home improvement projects.

Howard’s practice focuses on the following areas:


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