Keith Howard, Esq
Attorney Keith Howard of The Law Offices of Keith L. Howard, PLLC is an expert in special education law, student discipline law, bullying, and other education-law-related matters. His entire legal career has been dedicated to advocating for the invisible and forgotten of our society. Prior to forming his law firm, he practiced education law with the legal nonprofit, Advocates for Children’s Services, a specialized unit of Legal Aid of N.C., Inc., where he served as a staff attorney for six years. After practicing education law with ACS, he transitioned to full-time law teaching, where he taught education law, special education law, student discipline law, and family law. Attorney Howard practices special education law in North Carolina, the District of Columbia, Virginia, and Maryland. In addition to practicing and teaching, Attorney Howard has taught several CLEs and served in key leadership roles in his community. He formerly served as the vice chair of the Durham County Juvenile Justice Prevention Council, co-chair of the Law-Related Education Section of the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA), Chair of the NCBA’s Juvenile Justice and Children’s Rights section and the North Carolina Advocates for Justice’s Juvenile Defense Section. Attorney Howard holds a J.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law and a B.A. from Winston-Salem State University.