Molly K. Howard
Molly Howard was born in Missoula, Montana, and raised in Missoula and the Frenchtown Valley. She is a proud 4th generation Montanan. She is licensed to practice in Montana and U.S. District Courts, District of Montana (2003), North Dakota District Courts (2013) ,Washington District Courts (2015) as well as several tribal courts.
University of Montana (B.A., Psychology, 1991; J.D., 2003), CEFA and Elder Law, 2002. Recipient of the Excellence for the Future Award, Professional Responsibility in 2003, and the Carol Mitchell Award, 2003.
Sexual Abuse, Mass Torts, Complex Civil Litigation, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trucking Litigation, Motorcycle Injury, Wrongful Death, Family Law, Social Security, Insurance Law and General Practice.
Memberships and Activities
Molly is a member of the State Bar of Montana; Montana Trial Lawyers Association; State Bar of North Dakota; Washington State Bar; American Association of Justice; National Crime Victims’ Bar Association and American Bar Association. Molly has obtained the highest legal rating “AV” from Martindale-Hubbell, evidencing that both her peers and the judges she practices in front of hold her in high regard. She has also been a repeat selected Montana Super Lawyer.
Molly has a regional practice and has handled significant personal injury, sexual abuse and mass tort cases in Montana, North Dakota and Washington. She most proud of her significant work representing survivors of childhood sexual abuse in their individual and institutional claims. She has worked tirelessly to empower survivors and honed her skills in massive cases in this area throughout Montana and the Northwest. Her most notable cases in this area involve assisting 267 Plaintiffs in their claims against the Diocese of Helena and 41 of Plaintiffs in their claims against the Diocese of Great Falls-Billings. A large number of these Plaintiffs were enrolled Native Americans or descendants.
Molly is also a former insurance claims adjuster with extensive experience in all areas of insurance. Molly participated in drafting the model Family Law Handbook. She also serves on several local boards involving child and elder law issues.