Robert K. Howard

Robert K. Howard



Robert K. Howard counsels clients in the areas of estate planning, trust and estate administration, elder law and charitable organizations, with a particular emphasis on all tax-related concerns. He advises families in various personal legal matters, including business succession and planning for incapacity and long-term care. Mr. Howard’s practice includes matters involving litigation in Surrogate’s Court and representing clients before the Internal Revenue Service.

Mr. Howard continues his practice on Long Island, having received his training and experience as a practitioner in Manhattan. Before commencing his practice as a private attorney, Mr. Howard was a trust officer at a major New York City private bank.

Mr. Howard graduated with honors from Harpur College of Binghamton University and received his Juris Doctor degree from Fordham University School of Law. He is admitted to practice in the states of New York and Connecticut and is a member of the bar association in each jurisdiction.

Mr. Howard is very active in several local bar associations and serves on various committees concentrating on all facets of estates practice. He is formerly a Co-Chair of the Surrogate’s Court Practice Committee of the Suffolk County Bar Association and President of the Estate Planning Council of Suffolk County, Inc. Mr. Howard has also served as Associate Dean of the Suffolk Academy of Law, the continuing legal education arm of the Suffolk County Bar Association.

Mr. Howard is also a past president of the board of directors of a charitable organization dedicated to reducing the isolation and improving the quality of life of the elderly.

Mr. Howard grew up in Northport, Long Island and now resides in Southampton with his wife, Joanne, and his three young children.