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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Howard Newton advises business organizations, public entities and individuals on a wide variety of civil disputes in state and federal courts. With more than 30 years 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. Howard is board certified in civil trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.

PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
  • 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
  • Sunshine Cottage School for Deaf Children, former member and chairman of the board of directors
PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America®, 2007-2014
  • 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"Texas Super Lawyer," in General Litigation Law, 2003-2014
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
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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