Call 314-434-1100
Practicing Missouri Family Law in

St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. Charles County, and Jefferson County

Call 314-434-1100
Practicing Missouri Family Law in

St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. Charles County, and Jefferson County

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David J. Howard, ESQ.

I like to work collaboratively with my clients to develop goals, strategies and action plans to best achieve the results my client is seeking.  I make every effort to be “the counselor who cares”. I focus my practice on family law with emphasis on the dissolution of marriages and all matters that are related to divorces; such as, modifications, enforcement and contempt of court, guardianships, and paternity.   

Experienced Areas of Practice

Family Law, Divorce, Modification of Prior Family Court Judgments, Contempt and Enforcement Actions, Paternity, Criminal Defense, Estate Planning and Probate, Personal Injury, Business Transactions, and Business Litigation

Law Biography Highlights

David J. Howard is a graduate of University of Missouri -- Columbia, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.  He began practicing law in 1995 after graduating from the St. Louis University School of Law. David worked with the father and son law firm of Gibbons & Gibbons, P.C from 1997 through 2004. David became a partner of Gibbons & Gibbons in 2002 and the firm became known as Gibbons, Gibbons & Howard, P.C.  In 2004, David joined the firm Todt, Ryan & McCulloch, L.L.C. to focus his practice on domestic relations.   In early 2013, David opened the Law Office of David J. Howard, LLC to further concentrate on divorce, modifications, contempt of court, guardianships, paternity, and any other family law matters. He has served as  a court-appointed attorney for children (Guardian ad Litem).  David has tried to verdict numerous civil jury trials and family law bench trials. David has drafted and argued appeals to the Missouri Court of Appeals. David has represented clients in matters involving criminal defense, domestic relations, business transactions, business litigation, collections, personal injury, workers compensation; as well as estate planning and probate.

Admission Detail

  • Licensed in the State of Missouri since 1995

Memberships/Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the Missouri Bar, The Bar Association of Metropolitian St. Louis and the St. Charles County Bar Association

Civic Involvements & Distinctions

  • Currently member of St. Gerard Majella Parish
  • Former Committee member for annual fundraiser for Legal Support Services Group, a non-profit corporation providing litigation and legal services support for low-income victims of domestic violence and abuse and their children
  • Former coach of his children's athletic teams
  • Former instructor for the Boeing Company Voluntary Improvement Program for a course he developed, wrote and marketed
  • Taught for National Business Institute continuing education courses to other legal professionals on family law issues




Info and Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: Closed
13321 N. Outer 40 Road
Suite 100
Town & Country, MO  63017
Telephone:  (314) 434-1100
Fax:            (314) 786-1201
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