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Prof. Margaret Howard


Current Position

Law Alumni Association Professor of Law Emerita.
Washington & Lee University School of Law
Lexington, VA 24450

Tel: 540-458-8581
Fax: 540-458-8488

Class: XVI (2005)Circuit: Fourth


Duke University, A.B. (1969)
Washington University, J.D., Order of the Coif, M.S.W. (1975)
Yale University, LL.M. (1981)

Professional Career

Professor, Washington & Lee University (2001-)
Professor, Vanderbilt University (1981-01)


American Law Institute (2004-)
American Bankruptcy Institute (2002-), Board of Directors (2006-)
ABI Law Journal, Advisory Board (2004-)
Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice, Editorial Advisory Board (1991-)


Bankruptcy: Cases and Materials West Pub. Co. 4th ed. 2005 Author
Bankruptcy Overview ABI 4th ed. 2002 Author
"Bankruptcy Empiricism: Lighthouse Still No Good," Bankruptcy Developments Journal 2001 Author
"Shifting Risk & Fixing Blame: The Vexing Problem of Credit Card Obligations in Bankruptcy," American Bankruptcy Law Journal 2001 Author


Washington & Lee University School of Law, John W. Elrod Law Alumni Association Fellowship in Teaching Excellence (2004-05)
American Bankruptcy Law Journal, Editors' Prize (2001)
Washington University School of Law, Distinguished Alumni Award (2000)
Vanderbilt University School of Law, Paul J. Hartman Award for Excellence in Teaching (1999)
Listed in Who's Who of American Women,