Profile

Bixler Howland

Howland & Smith, PSC
401 W. Main Street
Suite 1807
Louisville, KY 40202
502-657-7137
www.loulaw.com


Bixler W. Howland

Sole Practitioner, associated with a firm in Madison, IN, since 1993
fax (502) 587-6141

Areas of Practice:
Bad Faith Insurance
Construction Law
Insurance Law
Wrongful Death
Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
Products Liability Law
Medical Malpractice

Litigation Percentage:
80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions:
Indiana, 2007
Kentucky, 1976
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 1980
U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky, 1978
U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1986
U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 2007
U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 2007

Education:
Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, 1975
J.D.
Honors: Dean's List
Honors: Moot Court Mentor

Hanover College, Hanover, Indiana
Bachelor of Arts
Honors: Interfraternity Award
Honors: Committee of Twenty-Six
Honors: Fraternity Vice-President
Honors: Fraternity President
Honors: Varsity Football Letterman
Honors: Varsity Wrestling Letterman
Honors: Alumni Senior Award

Classes/Seminars Taught:
Adjunct Professor, Business Law, Hanover College

Adjunct Instructor, Medical Law and Ethics, Spencerian College

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity

Indiana Bar Association

Louisville Bar Association

Kentucky Bar Association

American Bar Association

American Association for Justice

Kentucky Justice Association

Past Employment Positions:
Blackburn & Howland, 1988 - 1993

Clements, Hodge, Hurley & Howland, 1983 - 1988

Hodge, Hurley, Howland, Yater, Strepey & Bartley, 1981 - 1983

King, Hodge & Howland, 1977 - 1981

King, Eckert & Hodge, 1976 - 1977

Law Firm of King, Eckert & Hodge, Law Clerk, 1974 - 1976

Ray E. Wilson, Inc., 1969 - 1971

Pro Bono Activities:
St. Elizabeth's Maternity Home/Catholic Charities Advisory Council Member, 2003 - Present
Pitt Academy (a school for children with learning differences). Board Member and Past President, 1993 - 1997
Vice President and Board Member, Sawyer Youth Soccer Association, 1989 - 1994
Kentucky Derby Festival Volunteer (Pegasus Parade)
Eagle Scout Sponsor, 1986 - 1995
Vice President, Lambda Chi Alpha, Hanover College Chapter Alumni Corporation, 1983 - 1985
President, Hanover College Alumni Association, 1983 - 1984
Member, Board of Directors Hanover College Alumni Association, 1980 - 1983
Bardstown Road/Baxter Avenue Development Committee, 1978 - 1980
U.N.I.C.O.R.N. (L.E.A.A. Anti -Crime Grant Project) Board Member, Treasurer, 1978 - 1981
Highlands Outreach Program for Older Persons Board Member, 1978 - 1982
Louisville Inter-Neighborhood Coalition - Highland Neighborhood Association Representative, 1977 - 1979
President, Highland Neighborhood Association, 1977 - 1979
Member, Highland Neighborhood Association, 1976 - 1980
Peace Corps/ Afghanistan-Disaster Relief Distribution Team Member Involving Planning Commodity Distribution and Follow-Up Survey, 1972 - 1973