John H. Howard
After 36 years in sole practice, Mr. Howard joined the Lowthorp, Richards, McMillan, Miller & Templeman firm as Of Counsel in 2014. Although he retains his own autonomy within the law firm, he has the benefits of all of the resources available at this prestigious firm to assist his clients.
Mr. Howard was born in Long Beach, California in 1950. He received his B.A. degree from Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon in 1972 and his J.D. degree from Ventura College of Law in 1979. He was admitted to the bar in California in 1979 and to the U.S. District Court, Central District of California, in 1980.
Mr. Howard is a member of the Ventura County and California State Bar Associations, Ventura County Trial Lawyers Association, and the American Board of Trial Advocates. John was named to the National Trial Lawyers “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” in 2014, and was named to the Southern California Super Lawyers list as one of the top attorneys in Southern California from 2010 to 2015. He served as President of the California Coast Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates in 2004, President of the Ventura County Bar Association in 1997, and President of the Ventura County Trial Lawyers Association in 1992, and was voted Trial Lawyer of the Year in 2006 by the Ventura County Trial Lawyer’s Association and again in 2011 by the California Coast Chapter of ABOTA. In addition, Mr. Howard is the National Board Representative for the local chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates, has served as a Presenter for the Masters in Trial programs, and has served as a delegate to various State Bar Conventions.
Mr. Howard has achieved record verdicts and judgments in several California counties (Ventura, Santa Barbara and Tulare), and is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum based on his results nationwide. He is also an Honored Member of the United States Registry of Who’s Who Among Outstanding Americans.
Tamara Moore is a legal assistant with over 25 years of civil litigation experience. She has handled all types of cases from inception through trial, from automobile accidents to complex litigation involving hundreds of parties. Tamara specializes in litigation support, trial exhibit presentation, expert and lay witness coordination, and research. She has also been heavily involved with the Ventura County community over the years serving as Division Director and Assistant Commissioner on the board of AYSO Region 39, serving as Treasurer and Fundraising Coordinator for El Rio ASA Softball, Coaching Softball for the Ventura Tri-Valley League, and was active in raising funds for the Rio Mesa High School Athletic Booster Club.