Robert L. Howard

Robert L. Howard

Of Counsel

Wichita

1551 N Waterfront Pkwy #100
Wichita, KS 67206

T: 316.291.9553
F: 866.450.2990

rhoward@foulston.com

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Profile

Mr. Howard’s legal experience spans five decades with the Foulston Siefkin law firm, representing both plaintiffs and defendants in virtually every kind of litigation. As lead counsel, he successfully tried and handled appeals in numerous high-profile cases involving complex business transactions. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers. He consistently received Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory’s highest "AV" rating and for more than twenty years has been selected by his peers for inclusion in Woodard & White’s Directory of Best Lawyers of America. He chaired and served as senior counsel to Foulston Siefkin’s Commercial Litigation and Appellate Sections and was Chairman of the firm at the time of his retirement from active management. Mr. Howard’s current practice areas also involve evaluation, mediation and arbitration of major litigation, including religious entity property and personnel disputes. He is a selected member of the National Consultants Panel TARS (Trial Advocates Resolution Service).

Education

  • University of Kansas (J.D., 1959)
    LL.B., with distinction; Order of the Coif; Associate Editor - Kansas Law Review; National Moot Court Finalist
  • U.S. Navy (Post Graduate School, 1953)
  • Emporia State University (B.A., 1952)

Admissions

  • Kansas (1959)
Community Involvement
  • Historical Society of 10th Judicial Circuit: Founding Chairman and former Director
  • The Presbyterian Lay Committee, former Director & Chairman of the Board
  • The Presbyterian Coalition, former Director
  • Wichita Salvation Army, former Advisory Director
  • Wichita/Sedgwick County Task Force on Governmental Consolidation, former organizing Chairman
Relevant Experience

Mr. Howard has successfully tried numerous high-profile cases. Many of these cases involved complex business litigation, where Mr. Howard served as lead trial counsel.

Professional Memberships, Affiliations, and Honors
  • American College of Trial Lawyers Fellow
  • American Academy of Appellate Lawyers Fellow
  • Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© for over 20 years in the areas of Litigation and Appellate Practice ® 2014 (Woodward/White, Inc.)
  • University of Kansas Law School Distinguished Alumnus Citation
  • American Bar Association
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Wichita Bar Association
  • American Bar Foundation Life Fellow