I’m pleased to welcome Kate into this exceptional group of professional women,” said NAPW President Star Jones. “Her knowledge and experience in her industry are valuable assets to her company and community.
Garden City, NY (PRWEB) March 01, 2016
The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Kate Howard as a 2015-2016 inductee into the NAPW VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in law. With 850,000 members and over 200 operating Local Chapters, NAPW is the nation’s leading networking organization exclusively for professional women.
“I’m pleased to welcome Kate into this exceptional group of professional women,” said NAPW President Star Jones. “Her knowledge and experience in her industry are valuable assets to her company and community.”
Self-motivated, results-oriented and driven to succeed, Kate Howard is a seasoned professional who has constantly set her goals to keep pace with her highest aspirations for personal excellence. Throughout her career, she has exhibited exemplary teamwork, expertise, integrity and dedication.
Ms. Howard is currently an Associate Attorney at Honeywell Law Firm. Her primary practice focuses on education law with an emphasis on special education and the Dignity for All Students Act. She provides training to school districts on special education matters, such as advisory memos and policies regarding DASA, compliance with requirements for disciplining students, including manifestation requirements, bullying and discipline, annual professional performance reviews and more.
Prior to her current position, Ms. Howard worked at two firms in Albany, where she practiced education law, family law, municipal law and appellate law. She began her legal career in a New York City law firm, where she worked exclusively on the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Invest Securities, LLC. Ms. Howard graduated magna cum laude from New York Law School.
Ms. Howard is currently an extremely active member in the Capital District community. She sits on the board of Capital District New Leaders Counsel and the Albany County Department of Social Services Children’s Fund. She is also on the membership committee of the Capital District Women’s Bar Association, volunteers at the Legal Project, is a member of the Rensselaer County Panel of Attorneys for Children and is on the Schenectady County Bar Association’s Modest Means Panel.
NAPW’s mission is to provide an exclusive, highly advanced networking forum to successful women executives, professionals and entrepreneurs where they can aspire, connect and achieve. Through innovative resources, unique tools and progressive benefits, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.