Madison Divorce Attorney Robert C. Howard III | Cordell & Cordell

Robert C. Howard III

Senior Litigation Attorney

Madison divorce attorney Robert C. Howard IIIMadison divorce attorney Robert C. Howard III has always been interested in the more human aspects of law. In law school, he was drawn to topics related to family law, criminal defense, and civil rights.

Practicing family law provided him a great opportunity to be in the courtroom helping people sort through issues that have an enormous impact on their lives.

“I’m a good listener,” Mr. Howard said. “And I’m good at breaking down legal concepts and explaining things in a way my clients understand.”

Mr. Howard cautions his clients to be patient during divorce. It might not seem like it, but there is life after divorce.

“This is a long process, at times,” he said, “but we will get through this one step at a time.

Licenses & Admissions

Mr. Howard is licensed to practice in Wisconsin.


Mr. Howard earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Iowa. He received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Virginia.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, Mr. Howard practiced family law – divorce, paternity, parental rights, post-judgement, custody, child support and maintenance; and criminal law – felony and misdemeanors, DUI, and traffic tickets.


  • Wisconsin State Bar, 1996
  • Federal Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1997
  • Federal Court, Western District of Wisconsin, 1997