Barbara J. Howard

Barbara J. Howard

Principal
Location:
Cincinnati, Ohio
Phone:
513-421-7300
Fax:
513-562-3532
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Family law – Domestic Relations and Juvenile

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1979
  • U.S. Federal Court, 1979

Education

  • University of Cincinnati College of Law, Cincinnati, Ohio
    • Juris Doctor - 1979
  • Xavier University
    • Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude
    • Major: Political Science

Published Works

  • "Ohio Domestic Relations Practice Manual," Author, LexisNexis Matthew Bender, (originally published in 1993)

Honors and Awards

  • Xavier University 2019 Paul L. O’Connor Leadership Award
  • University of Cincinnati College of Law 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award
  • Ohio State Bar Association 2013 Ohio Bar Medal
  • Xavier University 2010 Distinguished Alumna Award
  • Cincinnati Bar Association 2010 Trustees’ Award
  • St. Ursula Academy, Toledo, Ohio 2010 Alumna Achievement Award
  • University of Cincinnati College of Law 1999 Nicholas Longworth Alumni Achievement Award
  • Best Lawyers in America Region’s 2013 “Lawyer of the Year” in Family Law
  • Super Lawyer in Family Law since 2004

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member since 1979; President, 2009-2010
  • Cincinnati Bar Association, Member since 1979; President, 2001-2002
  • Xavier University Board of Trustees, Member since 1995; Chair, 2014 - 2019
  • Cincinnati Academy of Collaborative Professionals, Member
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, Member
  • American Bar Foundation Fellow
  • Ohio State Bar Foundation Fellow
  • Cincinnati Bar Foundation Fellow
  • Ohio Bar Liability Insurance Company, Board of Directors ; Chair, Underwriting Committee; Member, Executive Committee and Loss Prevention & Marketing Committee
  • Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Specialization, Member 2011-2016
  • Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education, Member 2018-present
  • Volunteer Lawyers for the Poor Board of Trustees, Member, 1986 – present; President, 1991-1994
  • ABA Journal Board of Editors, Member 2005-2011
  • Athenaeum, Cincinnati Union Bethel and the Corporate Guild of Dress for Success Cincinnati, former Boards of Trustees member
  • University of Cincinnati College of Law National Moot Court Competition Finalist, 1979
  • University of Cincinnati College of Law Order of the Barristers

Past Employment Positions

  • Beckman Weil Shepardson, 1979-1995, Associate, 1979-1984; Partner, 1984-1995