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About Michael C. Howard

Michael C. Howard received the 2012 New York State Defenders Association Wilfred R. O’Connor Award. This award is given annually to a Criminal Defense Attorney who exemplifies the client-centered sense of justice, persistence, and compassion.

"I represent individuals accused of crimes, and individuals injured by the acts of others.”

About Michael C. Howard, Esq., P.C. Born and raised in Columbia County, Attorney Michael C. Howard is intimately knowledgeable in regard to the ins and outs of the legal system, as adept in a local court as he is in front of a Supreme Court Judge.

A graduate of Hudson High School and Davidson College, Michael C. Howard received his Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School in 1991. He was a National Merit Accommodation Award Winner and received a nomination and appointment to the United States Naval Academy. Michael C. Howard received the 2012 NYS Defenders Association Wilfred R. O'Connor Award. 

He competed in the 1982 National Championship at Duke University in the Pole Vault. Since 2011 he has competed in the National and World Championship Obstacle Races.

Michael C. Howard is a member of the Columbia County and New York State Bar Associations, as well as the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice, and the New York Academy of Trial Lawyers.


"I level the playing field and will make your case my priority.”

Michael C. Howard has attended numerous trainings and studied with such well-regarded defense attorneys as Gerry Spence, Linda Miller Atkinson, and Harry Philo, the former president of the American Association for Justice. The American Association for Justice is a 65-year-old organization that supports the work of attorneys in ensuring that those who have been injured due to the misconduct or negligence of others can obtain justice in America’s courtrooms.

Michael C. Howard has represented clients in the local, state and federal courts in both criminal and civil matters for over 30 years.

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"I have always assisted the underdog, and the underdog can win when represented by someone that has the skill and determination to win.”