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George L. Howell, Associate Attorney

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Practice Areas:  Appellate Practice, Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Motor Carrier Law, Immigration, Immigrant Law, Millionaire Party Licensing Issues.


George L. Howell is an associate at the Law Offices of Sullivan and Leavitt, PC.  George comes to us with a wide range of experience and education, all of which he uses to the benefit of his clients.  Before attending law school, George was a police officer, which gives him a thorough understanding of the Fourth Amendment and police practices and procedures.  After law school, George clerked for Justice Michael F. Cavanagh at the Michigan Supreme Court, gaining unique insights into the shape and direction of Michigan law. 

George also taught English as a Second Language (ESL) to Japanese, Korean, and Chinese students, an experience that has given him a particular interest in the issues affecting those who come to the United States on immigrant or non-immigrant visas. George visits Japan regularly and he speaks intermediate Korean and beginning Japanese.  


Law School:  JD, Michigan State University College of Law.  Graduated Summa Cum Laude.  George was elected as Senior Articles Editor for the Michigan State Law Review while in law school.  

Undergraduate:  BA, Michigan State University:  English Literature with a Korean Language cognate.  Graduated with High Honors.

Honors and Awards

Phi Beta Kappa, Dean King Scholars Fellowship, Phi Theta Kappa, Jurisprudence Awards in Property, Conflict of Laws, Advanced Legal Research, and Basic Will Drafting.  George’s Comment on Michigan zoning issues was published in the Michigan State Law Review.

Bar Admissions:

State Bar of Michigan 

United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Michigan


State Bar of Michigan

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)


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