After serving as a federal prosecutor in both: The United States Air Force, Judge Advocate General Corps for over 4 years; and as a Special Assistant to the United States Attorney in the Eastern District of North Carolina for over 2 years; Mr. Mitchell J. Howie reopened his private practice in 2009 in Huntsville Alabama. He quickly became one of the most respected family lawyers in Huntsville. As one of the best family lawyers in Huntsville, Mitchell J. Howie was recently recognized as one of the Top 10 under 40 of Alabama Family Lawyers by the respected National Academy of Family Law Attorneys.
In 2015 Huntsville Attorney Mitchell J. Howie was selected as a member of the Nation's Top One Percent of attorneys by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. In 2014 Attorney Mitchell J. Howie was recognized as one of the Top 100 lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers. One of the best lawyers in Huntsville, Attorney Mitchell J. Howie was also recognized as one of the Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 by the National Trial Lawyers and as one of the TOP TEN Criminal Defense attorneys in Alabama under 40 by the Prestigious National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys.
Mr. Howie has prosecuted hundreds of cases in the Dept. of Justice as a Special Assistant to the US Attorney and as a Judge Advocate General in the United States Air Force. As a proven trial attorney, Mr. Howie has developed expertise representing both plaintiffs and defendants. Mr. Howie's time in the military has allowed him to become an expert on military divorces and other military family law matters. Mr. Howie primarily practices in Criminal Defense and Family Law to include an emphasis on Military Divorce and other military related family law matters. Mr. Howie is married with three children. He continues to serve the country as a reservist in the United States Air Force where he also teaches trial advocacy to other military attorneys internationally.