Jeffrey R. Howard

Hon. Jeffrey R. Howard
Firm: United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit
Address: John Joseph Moakley U.S. Courthouse
1 Courthouse Way, Suite 2500
Boston, MA 02210
Phone: (603) 225-1525
Fax: (617) 478-4081
Web site:

Position Education
Lawyer Profile:

Judge Howard was appointed to the First Circuit Court of Appeals in May 2002. He graduated from Plymouth State College in 1978 and Georgetown University Law Center in 1981. He served as an Attorney in the Office of the New Hampshire Attorney General from 1981 to 1988 and as Deputy Attorney General from 1988 to 1989. He then served as the U.S. Attorney for the District of New Hampshire from 1989 to 1993 and as the New Hampshire State Attorney General from 1993 to 1997. From 1997 to 2002, Judge Howard worked in private practice. Chambers phone number: (603) 225-1525.

Current Employment Position(s):
Circuit Judge

Appointed 2002 by George W. Bush
Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia, 1981

Plymouth State College, Plymouth, New Hampshire, 1978

Past Employment Positions:
Office of the New Hampshire Attorney General, Attorney, 1981 - 1988

Office of the New Hampshire Attorney General, Deputy Attorney General, 1988 - 1989

District of New Hampshire, U.S. Attorney, 1989 - 1993

New Hampshire, State Attorney General, 1993 - 1997

Private Practice, New Hampshire, 1997 - 2002

Birth Information:
1955, Claremont, New Hampshire, United States of America

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