Howard R. KinardAssociate

born Chapel Hill, North Carolina; March 30, 1979; admitted to bar 2006, South Carolina.

Education: Wofford College (B.A., 2001); Thomas M. Cooley Law School (J.D., 2006).  Judicial Law Clerk to Honorable Thomas L. Hughston, Jr., Circuit Court (2006-2007).

Member: South Carolina Bar.

PRACTICE AREAS:  Business Law; Collections; Commercial Transactions; Foreclosures; Real Estate, Commercial and Real Estate.

Voice Mail Extension: 121.


General Biographical Sketch

A native of Greenwood, SC, Howard Kinard joined the firm as an associate in 2007 after serving as a judicial clerk to the Honorable John C. Hayes, III and The Honorable Thomas L. Hughston, Jr., Circuit Court Judges.

Howard focuses his practice in the areas of Business Law, Collections, Commercial Transactions, Foreclosures and Residential and Commercial Real Estate. Howard has represented investors and developers in commercial and residential real estate transactions for development and construction projects. Howard also regularly assists clients in the formation, organization and governance of corporations, limited liability companies and nonprofits.  His practice also includes representation of owners and developers in commercial office and retail leasing transactions.  Additionally, he assists banks and investors with non-performing loans and judicial foreclosures.

Howard received a Bachelor of Arts in English from Wofford College in 2001, and a Juris Doctor from the Thomas M. Cooley School of Law in 2006.