Jackson B. Howard, Attorney
One of the experienced lawyers in the state of Utah, Jackson Howard has also earned the reputation of being among the top attorneys in the state. He helped established the original law firm of Howard and Lewis, which in 1973 became Howard, Lewis & Petersen. It is today the oldest and largest law firm in Utah County. Over the past 50 years Jackson has held many prestigious positions within the legal community, such as District Attorney, Fourth Judicial District, 1952-1961; Utah State Bar Commissioner, 1985 to 1987; Utah State Legislative Counsel, 1963-1965; President, Utah State District Attorney's Association, 1959-1960; Board of Governors, Utah Trial Lawyers Association, 1965-1972; and Special Assistant Attorney General for Condemnation, 1967-1970.
Jackson is also member of the following legal organizations: Central Utah (President, 1960) and American Bar Associations; Utah State Bar; American Board of Trial Advocates (President, Utah Chapter, 1977); Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers; Master of Bench, Inns of Court; president (1986), Christensen Inn; University of Utah School Board of Trustees (President, 1987-88), and Inner Circle of Advocates. The latter organization is an exclusive group consisting of the 100 best lawyers in the nation, as chosen by their peers. Jackson is the only Utah member of this organization.
Jackson Howard has 6 children, two of whom are lawyers, one being a judge. Jackson knows wells the sacrifices of military service; his eldest son died while in service to our country, and his youngest son was deployed for 18 months to the Iraq region. Jackson himself is a Capt. in the USNR (Ret.) having served his country with honor from 1943 to 1977. Jackson enjoys reading (he owns an extensive personal library), skiing, playing tennis and bicycle riding. He is also a model train enthusiast, having built a large model train city in the basement of his home.
|Education:||University of Texas B.B.A.|
|Admissions:||U.S. District Court District of Utah 1950|
U.S. Supreme Court 1965
U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit 1951
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