Troy A. Howell

Partner
220 N. Main St., Suite 600, Davenport, IA 52801 563-333-6633 vCard vCard

Education and Experience

University of Illinois (B.A. 1996)
University of Iowa College of Law (J.D., with distinction, 1999)

Additional Profile and Representative Cases

Admissions

Iowa - 1999
Illinois - 2000
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa - 1999
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa - 1999
U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois - 2000
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois - 2011
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit - 1999

Professional Associations

Fellow, Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers
Member, Defense Research Institute
Member, The Dillon American Inn of Court, Chapter of the American Inns of Court Foundation
Member, Iowa Defense Counsel Association
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Illinois State Bar Association
Member, Iowa State Bar Association
Member, Rock Island County Bar Association
Member, Scott County Bar Association


Honors

• Listed in Super Lawyers Great Plains list (Workers' Compensation Law)
• Listed in The Best Lawyers in America for Litigation-Labor and Employment (2016-2018)
Martindale-Hubbell Ranking

Awards


Community

Board Member, March of Dimes Iowa Mississippi Valley Division
Class of 1999 Agent, Iowa Law School Foundation


Speeches & Publications

Changes to Iowa’s Worker’s Compensation Act, Business Law Seminar sponsored by the Iowa State Bar Association and the University of Iowa College of Law, November 3, 2017, Iowa City, Iowa

The Overlap of Workers’ Compensation and the ADAAA, Seminar for clients of Lane & Waterman LLP, October 19, 2017, Bettendorf, Iowa

Appellate Case Law Update, 55th Annual Iowa Workers’ Compensation Symposium sponsored by the Iowa Workers’ Compensation Advisory Committee, June 16, 2017, Des Moines, Iowa

Ethical and Professional Behavior: Some Ethical and Professional Behavior Issues that “Arise Out of” a Worker’s Compensation Practice, Workers’ Compensation Law and Practice Seminar sponsored by Sterling Education Services, Inc., July 22, 2015, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Legislative and Case Law Update, Workers’ Compensation Law and Practice Seminar sponsored by Sterling Education Services, Inc., July 22, 2015, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Covenants Not to Compete in Iowa and Illinois, Scott County Bar Association Last Chance Seminar, December 18, 2009, Davenport, Iowa

Covenants Not to Compete in Iowa and Illinois, Patricia Rhodes Cepican CLE Series Sponsored by the Scott County Bar Association for the benefit of Help Legal Assistance, January 19, 2009, Davenport, Iowa

Case Management: Keeping Your Case “On Track” from Petition to Trial, Nuts & Bolts Seminar sponsored by the Iowa State Bar Association, October 6, 2005, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Iowa Appellate Court Update: Negligence, Other Torts & Indemnity, 41st Annual Meeting & Seminar sponsored by the Iowa Defense Counsel Association, September 22, 2005, Des Moines, Iowa

Non-compete and Confidentiality Agreements, Seminar for clients of Lane & Waterman LLP, February 17, 2005, Bettendorf, Iowa

Case Management: Keeping Your Case “On Track” from Petition to Trial, Nuts & Bolts Seminar sponsored by the Iowa State Bar Association, October 22, 2004, Iowa City, Iowa

Iowa Appellate Court Update (Negligence, Other Torts & Indemnity), 2004 Annual Meeting & Seminar sponsored by the Iowa Defense Counsel Association, September 22, 2004, Des Moines, Iowa

Iowa Case Law Update, Quad Cities Claims Association 2004 Spring Seminar, April 22, 2004

Ethics, Nuts & Bolts Seminar sponsored by the Iowa State Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division Professional Development Committee, September 27, 2002, Iowa City, Iowa


Troy A. Howell has been with the firm since 1999 and practices in the areas of civil litigation, including commercial and personal injury defense, and worker’s compensation defense. Troy is recognized in in the 2017-2018 Super Lawyers Great Plains list for Workers’ Compensation and is listed in the 2016-2018 Editions of The Best Lawyers in America for Litigation-Labor and Employment. He volunteers locally for the March of Dimes being a member of its Iowa Mississippi Valley Division Board. Troy received his B.A. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his J.D., with distinction, from the University of Iowa College of Law.