Howard P. Newton

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San Antonio
112 E. Pecan Street
Suite 1800
San Antonio, Texas 78205
210-554-5565 tel
210-226-8395 fax
 

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Board certified in civil trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, Howard Newton advises business organizations, public entities and individuals on a wide variety of civil disputes in state and federal courts. With more than three decades of courtroom experience, he is a highly regarded litigator who is recognized by peers and clients for his ability to understand complex business and litigation issues and achieve the most effective and efficient results for his clients.

PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow 
  • National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel, Former Member of Executive Committee 
  • American Bar Association, Committee on Discovery of the Litigation Section 
  • St. Mary's University School of Law, Former Adjunct Professor of Trial Advocacy
PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV® Peer Review Rating
  • Named "San Antonio Litigation - Trusts & Estates Lawyer of the Year," Best Lawyers, 2013
  • Named "San Antonio Litigation - Real Estate Lawyer of the Year," Best Lawyers, 2012
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America®, 2007-2014
  • "Texas Super Lawyer," in General Litigation Law, Texas Monthly, 2014
  • Selected for inclusion as a "Texas Super Lawyer," Law and Politics Magazine, 2003-2013
  • Scene in SA, "San Antonio's Best Lawyers," 2005-2009
  • Selected for inclusion as a "Top Lawyer," Litigation 2009
Related Practices
Litigation
Certifications
  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Clerkships
Education
  • Boston University School of Law, J.D., 1973
  • Harvard University, B.A., cum laude, 1967
Languages
Admitted to Practice
  • Texas, 1974
  • Massachusetts, 1974
  • Supreme Court of the United States, 1979
  • United States Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals Eleventh Circuit
  • United States District Court Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court Western District of Texas