Barbara J. Howard has served in the ABA House of Delegates since 1986. She currently serves as the State Delagte for Ohio, and is running in an uncontested race for the Chair of the House. She has served in the House in many capacity over those years. She is also current Chair of the ABA Standing Committee on Specialization, and a past Chair of the ABA Standing Committees on Meetings & Travel and Membership, as well as Constitution & Bylaws and Substance Abuse.
Ms. Howard has been a member of the Board of Trustees of Xavier University since 1995, and just completed a five-year terms as Chair of the Board. She is also a member of the University of CIncinnati College of Law Board of Visitors.
Ms. Howard served as President of the Cincinnati Bar Association from 2001-2002 and of the Ohio State Bar Association from 2009-2010.
Ms. Howard is Principal at the firm Barbara J. Howard Co., L.P.A. where her firm focuses on Family Law. She has been certified by the Ohio State Bar Associaiton as a specialist in Family Relations Law since 1999.