Steven H. Howard

Steven H. Howard

Omaha, Nebraska
The National Trial Lawyers

Born in Ellsworth, Kansas. Steve Howard is a 1985 graduate of Creighton University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, completing Creighton's 3-3 program, he graduated law school in 1987. As a deputy public defender, he tried four jury trials in his first year out of law school, prevailing on three of them. He holds one of the largest jury verdicts in the history of Nebraska.

He has helped shape the law for Nebraska children whose parents are killed on the job. He has handled complex legal cases for clients whose conditions include lumbar and cervical fusion, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, ventricular septal defects, joint replacement, carpal tunnel syndrome, pars defect, discectomy, laminectomy, fractured ribs, radicular pain, complex regional pain syndrome, aggravation of a pre-existing condition, traumatic brain injury, closed head injury, post-traumatic stress syndrome, and other complicated medical diagnoses. Steve believes it important for the lawyer to understand what the client is going through in order to properly present their case in a court of law. He has settled and tried civil cases in state and federal court for over 25 years. He grew up in central Nebraska and his office is in Omaha but his work over the years includes cases in Douglas, Lancaster, Gage, Dodge, Hall, Adams, Platte, Colfax, Lincoln, Nemaha, Custer, Valley, Garfield, Scottsbluff, Antelope, Dakota, Sarpy, Cass, Clay, Phelps, Buffalo and Johnson Counties.

Areas of Practice

  • Workers' Compensation
  • Automobile Accident
  • Insurance Litigation and Catastrophic and Life Altering Injuries
  • Social Security

Bar Admissions

  • Nebraska, 1987
  • Iowa, 2012


  • Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska - 1987
  • Creighton University
    • B.S. - 1985
    • Major: Business Administration

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Nebraska State Bar
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • American Association for Justice
  • Workers' Injury Litigation Group