Partner, Carla M. Howard
Partner, Carla M. Howard

Carla M. Howard


Areas Of Practice

Carla M. Howard is a partner in the Construction Law Group. She is originally from Kentucky and Moved to Florida in 2002 to begin her career as a construction litigator.

Ms. Howard’s practice focuses on the representation of developers, design professionals, contractors, subcontractors, insurers, individuals, and businesses in all areas of construction law. She has a broad range of experience in both litigation and transactional matters, including, but not limited to:

  • Design and Construction Defect Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Premises Liability
  • Auto Liability & PIP/No Fault Defense
  • Property Damage Claims
  • Homeowner Association and Condominium Disputes
  • Other Complex Construction and Commercial Disputes
  • Change Order Disputes
  • Construction Contract Drafting and Negotiations
  • Delay Claims and Construction Liens


  • Florida, 2004
  • United States District Court
    • Middle District of Florida
    • Northern District of Florida
    • Southern District of Florida


  • The Florida Bar
  • National Association of Women in Construction
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association

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  • J.D., University of Louisville, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, 2002
  • B.A., Political Science, University of Kentucky, 1998

Comprehensive Services

Many cases overlap several areas of law. As a full service law firm, we are able to recognize how one legal discipline impacts another. We work as a team on complex issues that require knowledge of a variety of state and federal laws. This multi-disciplinary approach allows clients to receive the large-firm advantage of access to multiple attorneys in a wide scope of practice areas as well as the hands-on customer service offered by a boutique law firm. In addition to civil litigation, employment law, workers’ compensation defense, commercial law, construction law and appeals, our firm also handles professional liability claims.

Our bilingual staff is available to assist with immigration matters, including consular and removal defenses.