Emily Howe, Esq. (she/her) owns a general legal practice to assist socially conscious individuals, nonprofits and start-ups understand and access their rights. Starting in 1998, she has worked in collaborative community efforts, public service, and general campaigns. As a principal/founding attorney, she has successfully increased access to justice, civil rights & human rights through legal and policy strategies, including on the ground visits with United Nations leaders and bipartisan wins in labor/employment law to assist individuals and families in San Diego, California. Her career has focused on civil rights, peacebuilding, legislative reform, and general legal services, including wrongful death-catastrophic injuries, workplace fairness, undocumented adopted orphans of U.S. citizen parents, anti-trafficking measures, and policy solutions that further access to justice. She endeavors to make the complex legal world accessible to the general public with a demonstrated history of success in coalition building, legal & policy analysis, strategic planning and development.
Currently, she serves in bar-community leadership as a President-Elect of the Pan Asian Lawyers of San Diego, co-chair of NAPABA’s Asian American Adoptee Affinity Network La Jolla Bar Association, San Diego Law Library Foundation, returned Peace Corps associations and advisor to numerous community organizations. Her bar admissions include California, Massachusetts, District of Columbia, U.S. Supreme Court.