Joshua C. Howard

Josh Howard


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Areas of Concentration:

Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Administration, Business Planning, Real Estate, Taxation

General Background Information:

Josh works with clients to construct and implement estate plans to best meet their needs and transfer their wealth as efficiently as possible. He also has the experience necessary to walk his clients through the legal requirements and asset transfer process for an estate or trust administration. Josh’s practice further focuses on corporation and LLC formation and maintenance, real estate transactions, and taxation issues.


  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (B.A. Mathematics & B.S.Ed. Mathematics Education, High Distinction, 2006)
    • Phi Beta Kappa
  • University of Nebraska College of Law (J.D., Highest Distinction, 2009)
    • Order of the Coif
    • Nebraska Law Review Executive Editor

Selected Publications and Presentations:

  • “Fiduciary Duties of Non-Profit Directors” (April 20, 2010)
  • “Estate Planning Ramifications of the Tax Reform Act of 2010” (2011)
  • “Farm Succession Planning” (January 31, 2013)
  • “Asset Protection & Estate Planning for Physicians” (May 22, 2014)
  • “Twelve Common Estate Planning Mistakes” (September 2, 2014)
  • “Basics of Nonprofit Formation” (October 6, 2014)
  • “Do You Need Estate Planning?” (October 15, 2015)


  • First Covenant Church
    • Member (2009 – present)
    • Finance Board (2016 – present)
  • Ashby House
    • Board Member (2012 – present)
  • Leadership Salina (2010)