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Rita Howdeshell utilizes her extensive law firm experience and training in human resources and coaching to manage the administrative functions of the Firm, including human resources, space planning, regional administration, records, travel, and library.

Honors & Affiliations


  • Member, Society of Human Resources Management
  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR)
  • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP)

Education & Admissions


  • Organizational & Executive Coaching Certification, New York University
  • M.A., The University of Texas at Austin
  • Legal Assistant Certification, with honors, The University of Texas at Austin
  • B.S., Truman State University