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Santa Fe Employment Lawyer Trent A. Howell
TRENT A. HOWELL
Mr. Howell is an
, and Business
trial lawyer. His practice combines the experience and resources of a large firm with the economy and attention of a small practice.
Mr. Howell has been a New Mexico lawyer for 16 years. In his first five years in litigation boutiques, he tried 10 civil matters, conducted 300+ depositions, and won the
State Bar of New Mexico
award for "Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year." In the next 10 years, he worked and made partner in two of the largest ("
Am Law 200
") firms in the country, more than doubling his trial experience on cases of high complexity and stakes. In 2012, Mr. Howell returned to a small firm setting in Santa Fe, where he and his family have lived for over 10 years. He represents large and small companies and individuals, including defendants and select plaintiffs. He appears in all New Mexico state and federal courts and has tried court, administrative, and arbitration matters in Albuquerque, Carlsbad, Clovis, Grants, Las Vegas, Los Lunas, Portales, Raton, Santa Fe, and Taos. He is also licensed in Texas and has litigated in El Paso in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas.
EDUCATION & AWARDS
Mr. Howell is a graduate of the
University of Texas at Austin
(B.A. in English, with Special Honors, 1994) and of the
University of Texas School of Law
(J.D., 1997). He has been listed for years in
New Mexico's Top Rated Lawyers
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business
. He was a member for several years in the
International Association of Defense Counsel
and was certified as an Employment and Labor specialist by the
New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization
from 2005 to 2010. He has also served on the boards of several New Mexico non-profit organizations, as well as the
Board of Bar Commissioners
for the State Bar of New Mexico and the Board of Directors for the
New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association
© 2013 - Trent A. Howell