Mitchell Howell’s practice includes commercial litigation, complex product liability, personal injury, medical board matters, and appellate law. He is admitted to practice in both Oregon and Washington. Mitchell also occasionally serves as a mediator, resolving various civil disputes.
Prior to joining Hart Wagner, Mitchell clerked for the Honorable Judge David F. Rees at the Multnomah County Circuit Court. While at the court, Mitchell facilitated numerous jury trials and handled hundreds of other civil and criminal matters.
Mitchell earned his law degree and a Certificate of Dispute Resolution from Willamette University College of Law in 2015. While attending law school, he served as Executive Editor of the Willamette Law Review, receiving an Exceptional Service Award for his contributions. He also won multiple moot court appellate law competitions and was inducted into the Order of Barristers.
Mitchell enjoys playing board games, hiking, exploring local restaurants, and spending his time with his wife Lacey.
Achieved favorable resolution in $1.3 million claim alleging intentional interference with economic relations.
Secured dismissal with prejudice of personal injury claim against institutional entity alleging negligent maintenance and premises liability.
Obtained positive outcomes for many insured drivers in cases involving motor vehicle collisions.
Willamette University College of Law
Certificate of Dispute Resolution, May 2015
J.D., Order of the Barristers, 2015
Western Washington University
B.A., Philosophy, Political Science, and Economics, 2012
Hart Wagner LLP
Associate Attorney, 2018 – present
Multnomah County Circuit Court
Judicial Clerk for Hon. David F. Rees, 2015 – 2018
Oregon State Courts
Washington State Courts
U.S. District Court: District of Oregon
Multnomah Bar Association, member
Oregon Association of Defense Counsel, member