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Robert H. “Bob” Howerton is a lifelong Southern Illinois resident, born in Carterville in 1943. Bob practiced law in Southern Illinois from 1968 to 2016, including stints as Williamson County States Attorney (1972–1979), as a First Circuit Judge in Williamson County (1979–1988), and as a Justice on the 5th District Appellate Court (1988–1992).

Bob fought tirelessly for the working people of Southern Illinois and was a well-respected attorney amongst his clients, colleagues, and peers. Bob is also greatly interested in politics and history and especially enjoys a good conversation about the history of Southern Illinois, the southern United States, or the Civil War. He and his wife Linda raised five children in Carterville, where he still resides.

To discuss your case with a Marion personal injury attorney at our firm, call HDSL at (618) 310-3411 today. Free consultations are available.

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  • LEX The Missouri Bar
  • American Association for Justice
  • United States District Court Southern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court Eastern District of Missouri
  • United States Courts First Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals Seventh Circuit
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  • The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Trial Lawyers

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