Law Office of
Stephen C. Howard

General Trial Practice

903 Green Ave. Orange, TX 77630  |  Phone 1.409.883.0202  |  Direct Confidential Email to Attorney Steve Howard:

Personal Philosophy
Believes that the practice of law should always remain, first and foremost, as a profession of service to the community; and that the protection of the rights of the injured is a solemn duty.  Steve is proud to be a Texas lawyer.

Steve Howard is a lawyer with the knowledge, skills and experience to successfully represent his clients where it really matters:  before the judges and juries of Southeast Texas.  For over 30 years, Steve has been representing clients in Orange, Jefferson, Hardin, Newton, San Augustine, Houston, Harris and Chambers Counties. A lifelong resident of Orange County, Texas, on the state border between Texas and Louisiana, Steve knows the language, the customs and traditions native to our region.  He understands that  lagniappe is a little something extra and he provides that through careful preparation and attention to detail.  Steve believes in going the extra mile for his clients.  Steve has tried hundreds of contested matters to final verdict before both judges and juries and is ready to put his experience to work for you.

Academic achievements include

Graduate of Lutcher Stark High School, 1970
Lamar University, B.A., 1974
University of Houston, Bates School of Law, J. D., 1977

Public Service to the Southeast Texas Community

Served as an Assistant County and District Attorney for Orange County from 1978 to 1985
Elected to office as County and District Attorney for Orange County, Texas
Has been in private practice from 1993 to the present

Public Office Held

County and District Attorney for Orange County, Texas from 1985 to 1992

Professional Memberships

Member State Bar of Texas
Admitted to Federal Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals of the United States and the United States Supreme Court
Orange County Bar Association
Association of Trial Lawyers of America
College of the State Bar of Texas

Public Service Memberships

Member, Board of Directors and Executive Board, Orange County Chapter of the American Red Cross
Member, Board of Directors and Secretary to Camp His Way, Inc.
Member, Official Board of Community Church of Orange
Past Board Director to Catherine Stewart Scholarship Fund
Member, Board of Directors to Foster Children International, Inc.
Past Chairman, Criminal Justice Advisory Committee for the Southeast Texas Regional Planning Commission
Past Chairman, Board of Governors, City of Orange Special Drug Enforcement Unit Task Force
Past Chairman, Orange County Bail Bond Board

Awards and Recognitions

Recipient, Howard S. Peterson Distinguished Service Award given by

                   the Orange Jaycees

Listed, 1990-1991 in Who’s Who in the United States for Law Enforcement Leaders
Advocates for Children, Inc. Presented the CASA Judicial Award for efforts in

            advocating for abused children, April 20, 2007