Successes

  • Mr. Howard has successfully negotiated an amicable end to a couple’s endless litigation following a divorce entered twelve years ago, which was taken back to court by the husband three times and appealed by him twice. Both parties were initially represented by expensive highly reputed Salt Lake City large firm lawyers. Representing the wife in a divorce filed by her high profile doctor husband, our firm entered the case after previous counsel withdrew and built immediate positive rapport with all parties.
  • Mr. Howard has reunited families torn apart when the wife filed and obtained Protective Orders against the husband and disappeared with the children into protective custody involving the Department of Child and Family Services. He has reunified the couple and their children in the middle of formal divorce and criminal proceedings.
  • Mr. Howard has arranged extreme leniency in DUI cases involving fourth and fifth offenses and has remained involved in the lives of his clients, satisfying their requests that he help administer their affairs and assist their living and health circumstances.
  • Mr. Howard has tried divorce cases involving severe drug and alcohol abuse by the offending spouse, protecting the children and family assets from the abuse and blame heaped upon them by the abuser spouse.
  • Mr. Howard has defended homeowners at trial who have been sued by their homeowners association to tear down and remove the prefabricated home they built on their lot, obtaining the court’s ruling that the structure does not violate the CC&Rs.
  • Mr. Howard won a case filed by an adjoining lot owner against his neighbor for building a fence on his property without his permission at the trial court level and through two appeals ending at the Utah Supreme Court; finally negotiating an amicable resolution between the two parties.
  • After a trial in the matter, Mr. Howard succeeded in keeping the deck at the condominium owned by his Las Vegas client when the neighbor, the homeowners association and the city sued for violation of covenants, state law and city ordinances.
  • Mr. Howard handled the sale of a multimillion dollar health club in Park City involving small business administration involvement after amicably resolving his clients’ lawsuit against the city for unfair competition using city resources.
  • Mr. Howard has carefully protected a female client through her divorce from her violent, abusive and unstable husband; keeping matters out of court and working out a voluntary agreement between the parties regarding their multimillion dollar real estate holdings and assets in Park City and Las Vegas.
  • Mr. Howard has worked out solutions for clients involved in zoning disputes against the city and boundary and easement disputes involving roadways and fences.
  • Mr. Howard has obtained generous settlements before and after litigation against insurance companies and their insureds resulting from automobile accidents, including appealing rulings to the Utah Supreme Court in wrongful death cases involving unborn children.
  • Mr. Howard has prevailed for his client in a lawsuit filed for failure to have mandatory insurance coverage.
  • Mr. Howard obtained a dismissal of litigation against his client for failure to properly inspect and maintain fire suppression systems and negligence in fighting a fire which burned several buildings on Main Street in Park City.
  • Mr. Howard has written Wills and Trusts for clients, whose families have come to him after their family member was deceased to handle the probate matters related to the death.
  • Mr. Howard has litigated cases defending real estate brokers following formal action taken by the State of Utah to revoke their licenses and has successfully negotiated agreements with the UAR, Salt Lake Board of Realtors and Utah State Division of Real estate defending real estate agents and brokers against formal complaints threatening their licenses.
  • Mr. Howard has incorporated numerous small closely held subchapter S corporations and Limited Liability Corporations. He regularly creates partnership, agency, real estate, mechanics liens, and other contracts and counsels his clients in business matters.