James Howard

James Howard

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Columbia, MO

Rogers, Ehrhardt, Weber & Howard, L.L.C.
 | 302 Campusview Dr, Suite 204
Columbia, MO 65201
Phone: 573-442-0131
Fax: 573-442-9423
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (80%),
  • Insurance Coverage (10%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (10%)
Attorney Profile

James Howard graduated from the University of Missouri Law School in 2005.  While a law student at Mizzou he clerked for Principal Glen Ehrhardt as part of Rogers – Ehrhardt. After six years as an Associate at Brown & James in St. Louis, Jim returned to Columbia in 2011 and rejoined the firm as a Principal Attorney, at which time the firm’s formal name was changed to Rogers, Ehrhardt, Weber & Howard. Jim has been named a Super Lawyers Rising Star for the past seven straight years and in 2015 Missouri Lawyers Weekly named him an Up & Coming Lawyer.

About James Howard

Admitted: 2005, Missouri

Professional Webpage: http://rogersehrhardt.com/jameshoward/


  • Member of the 2015 Class of Missouri Lawyers Weekly Up & Coming Lawyers., Up & Coming Lawyer, Missouri Lawyers Weekly, 2015

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Missouri Bar, 2005

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers Annual Meeting, Moderator, Young Partner Panel , Insurance And Law, 2016
  • National Business Institute, Speaker, Managing Liens and Subrogation in Auto Accident Litigation, Insurance And Law, 2010
  • National Business Institute, Speaker, Settling Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Cliams, Avoid Ethical Potholes and Defend UM/UIM Cases and Win, Insurance And Law, 2010
  • Institute for Paralegal Education, Speaker, Automobile Cases From Start to Finish, What to Do in the First 90 Days and Mediation: The Best Approach to Avoiding Trial, Insurance And Law, 2009


  • Slip and Fall against Municipality - Ranked in Top 100 Verdicts for 2016, 2016
  • Defense Verdict - $8 Million Eye Injury Case, 2013
  • Defense Verdict - Broken Neck Trip and Fall Case against Hotel, 2013
  • Defense Verdict - MVA wrongful death, ranked #26 in Top Missouri Defense Wins of 2012, 2012

Representative Clients:

  • Missouri Employers Mutual Insurance Company
  • Acuity, A Mutual Insurance Company
  • Farmers Mutual Insurance Company
  • The Cincinnati Insurance Companies
  • Auto-Owners Insurance Company


  • As a Board MEmber of the Missouri Organizaiton of Defense Lawyers (MODL), James frequently contributes to the organizaiton's quarterly newsletter., Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers, Insurance And Law

Educational Background:

  • University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law - Juris Doctorate, 2005
  • Truman State University - B.S. in Business-Finance with a Minor in Economics., 2001

Industry Groups

  • DRI
  • Honorable Order Of The Blue Goose
  • Mid-Missouri Estate Planning Council
  • Missouri Organization Of Defense Lawyers (MODL)
Office Location for James Howard

302 Campusview Dr
Suite 204
Columbia, MO 65201

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Last Updated: 1/31/2019

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