D. Kirby Howard, Jr.



Kirby Howard is an associate in the Mobile office who practices with an emphasis on general insurance defense, including premises liability, construction, insurance coverage, product liability, wrongful death, and automobile liability cases. Mr. Howard is licensed in Alabama and is admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Alabama. Some notable cases in which Mr. Howard was involved include, Tucker v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 2012 Ala. Civ. App. LEXIS 33; and Sconiers v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 74034.Mr. Howard is on the Young Lawyers Board of Directors for the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association. In addition, he is a member of the Alabama Bar Association, Mobile Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. Mr. Howard has co-authored several publications and presentations including; To Twombly or not to Twombly; That is the Question, featured in the September 2009 issue of DRI’s “For The Defense” magazine; and Multi-Circuit Litigation: Advocating for a State System of Claim Aggregation, which was presented at the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association’s 2008 Annual Meeting.

Mr. Howard grew up in Florence, Alabama, and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama where he was a member of the Student Government Association, Interfraternity Council, and Kappa Alpha Order. He received his law degree from Cumberland School of Law in 2006.

Locally, Mr. Howard was a member of the 2012 Greater Mobile MS Leadership Class and has served on the Senior Bowl Committee. Mr. Howard and his family attend St. Ignatius Catholic Church. He is married to the former Elizabeth Murray of Mobile, Alabama, and they have to children, Maggie and Susan. When not practicing law, he enjoys spending time with his family, attending Alabama football games, barbecuing, and reading about military history.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • General Insurance Defense
  • Premises Liability
  • Construction
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Product Liability
  • Wrongful Death
  • Automobile Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
251-338-2721  Phone
(251) 338-2722  Fax
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 2648, Mobile, AL 36652
University Attended:
University of Alabama, B.S., 2003
Law School Attended:
Cumberland School of Law, J.D., 2006
Year of First admission:
2006, Alabama; United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Alabama

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