Cary B. Howard, Jr.
Associate

Whether it is advice and consultation on the front-end of an ethical challenge or representation on the back-end, the practice of law in nearly every area is complex and challenging. Practitioners increasingly find themselves also in need of practical advice. Lawyers are people, and clients, too.

Practical Experience

Consulting peers. Advised plaintiff’s attorneys in negotiation of numerous ethical issues involved in aggregate settlement of mass tort claims, communication with large client groups and conflicts of interest. Have both represented and provided expert consultation to attorneys in all areas of practice across the state including trial testimony in legal malpractice cases and disciplinary defense.

Authority in Kentucky’s legal ethics law. Represented and consulted with attorneys from across the U.S. with respect to compliance with Kentucky rules, regulations, and statutes governing the practice of law.

Proven Expertise

Education

JD, University of Kentucky, 2003
BBA, Finance, University of Kentucky, 2000

 

Admitted to practice

Kentucky
U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky

 

Professional Achievements

Former Deputy Bar Counsel, Kentucky Bar Association, 2004-2011
National Institute of Trial Advocacy, Advanced Advocates Training Program (Attorney Discipline), 2008
Lexington Fayette Urban County Government Ethics Committee, Current

 

Professional Memberships

Kentucky Bar Association
Fayette County Bar Association
Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers

 

Published Cases

Kentucky Bar Association v. Conley, 203 S.W.3d 142 (Ky. 2006)
Kentucky Bar Association v. Griffiths, 225 S.W.3d 393 (Ky. 2007)
Kentucky Bar Association v. Rice, 229 S.W.3d 903 (Ky. 2007)
Kentucky Bar Association v. Carmichael, 244 S.W.3d 111 (Ky. 2008)
Roberts v. Kentucky Bar Association, 245 S.W.3d 207 (Ky. 2008)
Gallion v. Kentucky Bar Association, 266 S.W.3d 802 (Ky. 2008)
Cunningham v. Kentucky Bar Association, 266 S.W.3d 808 (Ky. 2008)
Kentucky Bar Association v. Bierbauer, 282 S.W.3d 318 (Ky. 2008)
Kentucky Bar Association v. Justice, 302 S.W.3d 70 (Ky. 2010)
Kentucky Bar Association v. Mills, 218 S.W.3d 89 (Ky. 2010)
Kentucky Bar Association v. Gray, 318 S.W.3d 94 (Ky. 2010)
Kentucky Bar Association v. Helmers, 353 S.W.3d 599 (Ky. 2011)
Kentucky Bar Association v. Tarpinian, 337 S.W.3d 627 (Ky. 2011)
Kentucky Bar Association v. Bamberger, 354 S.W.3d 576 (Ky. 2011)
Kentucky Bar Association v. Edwards, 377 S.W.3d 557 (Ky. 2012)
Kentucky Bar Association v. Chelsey, 393 S.W.3d 584 (Ky. 2013)
Kentucky Bar Association v. Chenault, 2018-SC-081-KB (Ky. 2018)

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