Colleen R. Howard


Colleen is known as “the Detective” in the firm because of her knack of uncovering amazing facts in personal injury cases. Her clients range from “mom and pop” businesses to Fortune 500 companies. Colleen is an active member of the Asian/Pacific Bar Association of Sacramento.


University of Oregon (J.D., 2008)

  • Journal of Environmental Law and Litigation
    • Editor-in-Chief (2007 – 2008)
  • University of Oregon Moot Court Team
    • Board Member

University of California at Davis (B.S., 2003)

Practice Areas Admitted to Practice
  • All California State Courts
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of California

Professional Memberships & Awards

  • Northern California Super Lawyer “Rising Star” (2013-2019)
  • Sacramento Magazine’s Top Lawyers 2017
  • Asian Bar Association of Sacramento
  • Barristers’ Club of Sacramento
  • Sacramento County Bar Association
  • NAWBO (National Association of Women Business Owners)

Presentations & Seminars

  • The Affordable Care Act’s Impact on Injury Claims, AIG Offices in Portland, Oregon (2014)

Representative Trials

  • Hall v. County of Sacramento [Civil Rights]
  • Holman v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. [Excessive Force]
  • Pruitt v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. [Assault and Battery, Negligence]
  • Lewis v. Rex Moore [Motor Vehicle Accident]