ATTORNEY AT LAW
PROSECUTION EXPERIENCE - Keenan Howard spent nearly nine years prosecuting cases as an Assistant Solicitor-General in Athens, Georgia. Over those years, he tried a wide variety of cases but his last several years were spent exclusively handling DUI cases in the Athens area. He oversaw the Athens area DUI task force during his tenure with Athens-Clarke County, particpating in DUI and training updates with area officers. Additionally, Keenan is certified in Standarized Field Sobriety. He is an experienced trial attorney who has tried approximately 200 jury trials.
CIVIL LITIGATION EXPERIENCE - Prior to prosecuting in Clarke County, Keenan was a civil litigator with Norton & Associates in the Atlanta area. There, he handled an array of civil cases for clients including Trust and Estate litigation, Real Estate matters, Business litigation, and Personal Injury cases.
SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS - 2014- Defense Experts and Drugged Driving, Prosecuting the Drugged Driver, Savannah, GA; 2013 - Apocalypse Now: DUI Trial Practice in the New Evidence Code World, Georgia DUI Update, Atlanta, GA
EDUCATION - 2004 Graduate of Georgia State University School of Law, Law Review; 2001 Graduate of the University of Georgia, B.A. Political Science, Summa Cum Laude
PRACTICE AREAS - Criminal Law (DUI focus), Civil Litigation, Divorce, Real Estate, Trusts and Estates, Banking Law
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS - Baldwin County Bar Association, Rotary International, Young Lawyers of Athens
BAR ADMISSIONS - Georgia 2004; Georgia Court of Appeals; Supreme Court of Georgia; U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
Born and raised in Augusta, Georgia, Keenan has lived and practiced in a variety of Georgia locations across middle and northern Georgia. His practice is now based out of Sandersville, Georgia in the heart of Middle Georgia, focusing on those in need of legal services in all areas surrounding the Fall Line Freeway and beyond. With strong ties to Atlanta, Augusta, Athens and Sandersville via friends and family as well as life and work experiences, Keenan is a small town lawyer with big city experience. His daily ambition is to provide genuinely competent and effective legal services to folks who are results-oriented both locally and regionally.
I would highly recommend Keenan Howard as a very experienced litigator. As a prosecutor, he successfully tried countless jury trials. Not only is he an experienced trial attorney, he is also very compassionate and cares deeply about his cases
-Richard Francis Connelly Jr., Personal Injury Lawyer in Athens, GA
I endorse this lawyer. I have worked with Mr. Howard on multiple DUI trials. He is very knowledgeable of all issues involved in the defense as well as the prosecution of DUI litigation. He is a skilled trial lawyer. If you have a DUI issue, you want Mr. Howard on your side.
-Morton M. Wiggins III, DUI / DWI Attorney in Athens, GA
Keenan is a fantastic attorney. He is that rare combination of professionalism and competence, both in and out of the courtroom, that we all strive for. I highly endorse Keenan.
-John Baker, General Practice Lawyer in Athens, GA