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James R. Howard - Columbia, MO

Seven Oaks Center302 Campusview DriveSuite 204 Columbia, MO 65201

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Updated: 11/20/2023

Columbia Litigation Lawyer

Overview

James Howard graduated from the University of Missouri Law School in 2005. While a law student at Mizzou, Jim worked as a law clerk for Principal Glen Ehrhardt as part of Rogers | Ehrhardt. After six years as an Associate at Brown & James in St. Louis, Jim returned to Columbia in 2011 and rejoined the firm as a Principal Attorney, at which time the firm’s formal name was changed to Rogers, Ehrhardt, Weber & Howard...

James Howard graduated from the University of Missouri Law School in 2005. While a law student at Mizzou, Jim worked as a law clerk for Principal Glen Ehrhardt as part of Rogers | Ehrhardt. After six years as an Associate at Brown & James in St. Louis, Jim returned to Columbia in 2011 and rejoined the firm as a Principal Attorney, at which time the firm’s formal name was changed to Rogers, Ehrhardt, Weber & Howard. Jim was named a Super Lawyers Rising Star for seven straight years from 2012 - 2018 and in 2015 Missouri Lawyers Weekly named him an Up & Coming Lawyer. He was named a Super Lawyer in 2022 and 2023.

Community Involvement includes:

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Missouri; Board of Directors 2020 - Present, Current Board President
  • Country Club of Missouri - Board of Directors 2023 - Present
  • Heart of Missouri United Way: Division Chair 2017; Sector Chair 2015-2016
  • Columbia Chamber of Commerce: Leadership Columbia-Class of 2013; Leadership Program Steering Committee 2014, 2016

About James R. Howard

Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Business Services

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Senior Principal

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit

Other Affiliations

  • Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers ("MODL") (Board of Directors: 2015 - 2020; Annual Meeting Chair: 2016, 2017)
  • Boone County Bar Association (2011 - Present)
  • DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar (2007 - Present)
  • Mid-Missouri Estate Planning Council (2016 - Present)
  • Honorable Order of the Blue Goose, International (Blue Goose of Mid-Missouri - Most Loyal Gander (President) and Founding Member: 2011 - 2020)

Education

  • University of Missouri School of Law (Columbia), Columbia, Missouri, May, 2005
    Juris Doctorate
    Law Review: Missouri Law Review, Associate Editor-in-Chief, 2004 - 2005
  • Truman State University, 2001
    B.S., Bachelor of Science
    Major: Business-Finance
    Minor: Economics

Past Positions

  • Brown & James, P.C.,, Senior Associate Attorney, 2005 - 2011
  • Rogers, Ehrhardt & McGuire, L.L.C., , Law Clerk, 2003 - 2005
  • Hon. Mary Rhodes Russell, Missouri Eastern District Court of Appeals, Intern, - 2004
  • Asst. Majority Floor Leader James Foley, Missouri House of Representatives, Intern, - 2000

Classes and Seminars

  • National Business Institute - Managing Liens and Subrogation in Auto Accident Litigation Seminar -2010, Ethics and Resolution Strategies
  • National Business Institute - Settling Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Claims - 2010, Avoid Ethical Potholes and Defend UM/UIM Cases And Win
  • Institute for Paralegal Education - Automobile Cases From Start to Finish - 2009, What to Do in the First 90 Days and Mediation: The Best Approach to Avoiding Trial

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About James R. Howard

Included on the 2023 Missouri and Kansas list


Past Lists

  • 2022 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list

View the profile for James R. Howard on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Missouri Lawyers Weekly – Up & Coming Lawyer (2015)
  • Super Lawyers Magazine – Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars – Civil Litigation 2012-2018
  • Super Lawyers Magazine – Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyer 2022, 2023

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Office Information

Address

Seven Oaks Center302 Campusview DriveSuite 204 Columbia, MO 65201

Fax

  • (573) 442-9423

Publication

Representative Cases

  • R.E.I. Transport, Inc. v. C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., 519 F.3d 693 (7th Cir. 2008)
  • Parmelee v. The Standard Fire Insurance Company, 697 F. Supp.2d 1069 (E.D.Mo. 2010)

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