Howard is a senior partner and chair of the Estates Group at Minden Gross LLP. His practice includes estate litigation, mediation/arbitration of estate disputes, estate planning and administration, drafting and administering wills and trusts, and advising on capacity issues. Howard has served as an Adjunct Professor of estates and estate litigation at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto since 1992 and has received several teaching awards. He is the author of Wills and Estates: Cases, Text, and Materials (3rd ed.) published by Emond Montgomery Publications and writes and speaks extensively on various areas of estates law and estates mediation. Howard is a past chair of the Executive of the Ontario Bar Association's Trusts and Estates Section. He received his Master of Laws degree in alternative dispute resolution from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2001. Howard is named as one of Canada’s Consistently Recommended estates lawyers by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory and is listed in Best Lawyers in Canada. Admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1985.