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Larry Howell

Associate Dean and Professor

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Professor Howell is the School of Law's Legal Writing Director. Professor Howell teaches Appellate AdvocacyLegal Analysis, andLegal Writing, and coaches the Law School's National Moot Court team. He joined the faculty in 1996 after practicing civil litigation with a Missoula law firm for four years. Before graduating with high honors from The University of Montana School of Law in 1992, he worked as a newspaper reporter and editor, receiving several awards for investigative reporting.

He is the chair of the editorial board of “Trial Trends,” the magazine of the Montana Trial Lawyers Association, and also serves on MTLA’s Amicus Committee.. Outside interests include poker, cooking, and golf, as well as hiking, fishing, and camping with his wife, Ellen Leahy, and his children, Emily and Sam.

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