Dornan, Troia, Howard, Breitkreutz & Conway PC LLO
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Joseph L. Howard is proud to be a partner in Dornan, Lustgarten and Troia. He strives to provide his clients with the strongest representation based in law and ethics. As a young attorney he sought to represent those whose voices were not being heard. Years later his focus has not wavered. He is honored as one of the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” by The National Trial Lawyers, is currently serving as the Treasurer to the Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association and is a member of the National Bar Association.
Bar Admissions Wisconsin, 2000 Nebraska, 2003 Ohio, 2001 U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2000 U.S. District Court District of Nebraska, 2003 U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 2013 Education  Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin J.D. - 2000 Honors: Pro Bono Honor Society Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin B.A. Major: Political Science Major: German Representative Cases United States v. Adriana Garcia Silva, 08:09CR9 (United States District Court, District of Nebraska) State of Nebraska v. Jonathon Moore, No S-06-1001 (Supreme Court of Nebraska) State of Nebraska v. Kara Vasquez, No. S-05-1019 (State of Nebraska v. Kara Vasquez) Jerry J. Webb v. American Employers Group, No. S- 03-954 (Supreme Court of Nebraska) State of Nebraska v. Gary D. Sullivan, Doc. 162 No. 715 (District Court of Douglas County) U.S. v. $45,000 in United States Currency, No. 13- 1073 (United States Court of Appeals For the Eighth Circuit)
Classes/Seminars Speaker, Nebraska State Bar Association, Young Lawyers 2014 Best Practices Seminar, Criminal Law Lecture, “License, Registration, and All of your Money Please.” March 28, 2014 Speaker, United States Federal Public Defender’s Sponsored 2013 Panel Palooza, “Proper Use of Expert Witnesses: What is Permissible in Light of Daubert, Crawford, and Melendez-Diaz.” September 2013 Speaker, Criminal Defense Fundamentals Seminar, State Bar of Nebraska, 2000 Speaker, Adding Criminal Defense as a Practice Area, Nebraska Continuing Legal Education of the Nebraska State Bar, 2010 Marijuana Criminal Defense, Iowa and Nebraska Solo and Small Firm Seminar - Nebraska Bar Association, 2012 Speaker, Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association sponsored “Bootcamp,” 2015 Honors and Awards Top 40 Under 40 by National Trial Lawyers Association, 2012 - 2013 Jury Acquittal Award Federal Public Defender's Offices, 2008 - 2009 CALI Award for Trial Advocacy, 2000 - Present Professional Associations and Memberships Top 40 Under 40 - National Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2012 - 2013 American Bar Association, Member Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association (Board Member 2014- 2016) Top 100 Trial Lawyer, by The National Trial Lawyers, 2013-2015 National Criminal Defense Attorneys Association (Board Member 2014-2016,; Treasurer 2016) Past Employment Positions Schaefer Shapiro Omaha, Nebraska, Associate and Partner, 2004 - 2013 Krohn & Moss, Ltd. Chicago, Illinois, Associate Attorney, 2002 - 2004 Legal Aid Society Cleveland, Ohio, Associate Attorney, Public Defender for the City of Cleveland, 2001 - 2002 Legal Aid Society Cleveland, Ohio, Elder Law Division's Predatory Lending Special Projects Coordinator, 2000 - 2001
Dornan, Troia, Howard, Breitkreutz & Conway PC LLO
Home/About Us Home/About Us Contact Form Contact Form Press & Media Press & Media Attorneys Attorneys Practice Areas Practice Areas Site Map Site Map Email Directory Email Directory Info Info Links Links Make Payment Make Payment JOSEPH L. HOWARD
Joseph L. Howard is proud to be a partner in Dornan, Lustgarten and Troia. He strives to provide his clients with the strongest representation based in law and ethics. As a young attorney he sought to represent those whose voices were not being heard. Years later his focus has not wavered. He is honored as one of the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” by The National Trial Lawyers, is currently serving as the Treasurer to the Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association and is a member of the National Bar Association.
Bar Admissions Wisconsin, 2000 Nebraska, 2003 Ohio, 2001 U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2000 U.S. District Court District of Nebraska, 2003 U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 2013 Education  Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin J.D. - 2000 Honors: Pro Bono Honor Society Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin B.A. Major: Political Science Major: German Representative Cases United States v. Adriana Garcia Silva, 08:09CR9 (United States District Court, District of Nebraska) State of Nebraska v. Jonathon Moore, No S- 06-1001 (Supreme Court of Nebraska) State of Nebraska v. Kara Vasquez, No. S-05- 1019 (State of Nebraska v. Kara Vasquez) Jerry J. Webb v. American Employers Group, No. S-03-954 (Supreme Court of Nebraska) State of Nebraska v. Gary D. Sullivan, Doc. 162 No. 715 (District Court of Douglas County) U.S. v. $45,000 in United States Currency, No. 13-1073 (United States Court of Appeals For the Eighth Circuit) Classes/Seminars Speaker, Nebraska State Bar Association, Young Lawyers 2014 Best Practices Seminar, Criminal Law Lecture, “License, Registration, and All of your Money Please.” March 28, 2014 Speaker, United States Federal Public Defender’s Sponsored 2013 Panel Palooza, “Proper Use of Expert Witnesses: What is Permissible in Light of Daubert, Crawford, and Melendez-Diaz.” September 2013 Speaker, Criminal Defense Fundamentals Seminar, State Bar of Nebraska, 2000 Speaker, Adding Criminal Defense as a Practice Area, Nebraska Continuing Legal Education of the Nebraska State Bar, 2010 Marijuana Criminal Defense, Iowa and Nebraska Solo and Small Firm Seminar - Nebraska Bar Association, 2012 Speaker, Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association sponsored “Bootcamp,” 2015 Honors and Awards Top 40 Under 40 by National Trial Lawyers Association, 2012 - 2013 Jury Acquittal Award Federal Public Defender's Offices, 2008 - 2009 CALI Award for Trial Advocacy, 2000 - Present Professional Associations and Memberships Top 40 Under 40 - National Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2012 - 2013 American Bar Association, Member Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association (Board Member 2014-2016) Top 100 Trial Lawyer, by the National Trial Lawyers, 2013-2015 National Criminal Defense Attorneys Association (Board Member 2014-2016; Treasurer 2016) Past Employment Positions Schaefer Shapiro Omaha, Nebraska, Associate and Partner, 2004 - 2013 Krohn & Moss, Ltd. Chicago, Illinois, Associate Attorney, 2002 - 2004 Legal Aid Society Cleveland, Ohio, Associate Attorney, Public Defender for the City of Cleveland, 2001 - 2002 Legal Aid Society Cleveland, Ohio, Elder Law Division's Predatory Lending Special Projects Coordinator, 2000 - 2001
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