Craigin B. Howland – Associate
Craigin B. Howland joined Cooney, Scully and Dowling in 2016. The primary focus of his practice is in the area of general civil litigation.
Mr. Howland represents clients in a range of matters, including premises liability defense, automotive accident defense, uninsured/underinsured motorist defense, and the defense of the State of Connecticut in connection with motor vehicle claims. He also represents employers in employment related litigation. He has defended clients in superior court and small claims court.
Prior to joining Cooney, Scully and Dowling, Mr. Howland worked for a mid-size firm in Hartford. He represented healthcare practitioners in a variety of matters, including licensure and regulatory compliance. He also represented employees in a range of matters, including whistleblowing, discrimination, and wrongful termination.
Professional and Civic Activities
Mr. Howland graduated from the University of Connecticut School of Law where he earned the Best Oralist Award for the 2012 Alva P. Loiselle Moot Court Competition. While in law school, he volunteered with the Truancy Intervention Project; a program that matches an attorney or law student with a New Britain student in an effort to improve the student’s school attendance and her/his investment in learning. He also served as a legal intern for Governor Malloy’s general counsel.
Prior to attending law school, Mr. Howland pursued a career in the film industry. He was employed at a literary agency in Los Angeles for five years, three of which as a literary agent.