Robert L. Howard

Robert L. Howard

Of Counsel


1551 N. Waterfront Parkway, Suite 100
Wichita, KS 67206-4466

T: 316.291.9553
F: 866.450.2990

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Mr. Howard’s legal experience spans six 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 involve consultations on varied matters, evaluation of major litigation, and resolution of religious entity property and personnel disputes. 


  • 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)


  • Kansas (1959)
Community Involvement
  • World Impact, Inc. & The Urban Ministry Institute, Advisory Board Member
  • 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 and handled appeals in hundreds of cases, many involving 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
  • Outstanding Service Award, Kansas Bar Association, 1981
  • Wichita Bar Association, Member
  • Kansas Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Foundation Life Fellow