Howard E. Berman

Howard E. Berman

Yonkers, New York

Howard E. Berman is a graduate of Yonkers High School, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania at which he received a Bachelors degree in Economics while majoring in Accounting, Columbia Law School and New York University Graduate Law (LLM Masters in Taxation). Howard is admitted to the New York State Bar, the Florida Bar, Federal District Courts, U.S. Tax Court and the Supreme Court of the United States. Howard specializes in estate planning, wills, contested probates, commercial real estate and civil litigation. Howard has been active in Yonkers Jaycees, Yonkers Lions Club (president 1980-1981), presently a trustee of the New York State and Bermuda Lions Foundation, Yonkers Chamber of Commerce ( Chairman1989-1990) and counsel to the Chamber. He is also counsel to the Yonkers Police Athletic League (1995 Honored as "Man of the Year"). Howard has served as Chairman of the Senator John E. Flynn Scholarship Committee, Trustee of the Dunwoodie Masonic Lodge # 863 and Yonkers Lawyer Association (President, 1977-1978). In 2007 Howard was recognized by Lions International as the recipient of its "Lifetime Service Award".

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Wills
  • Contested Probates
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Civil Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Florida
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Columbia Law School, New York, New York
  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York
    • LL.M.
    • Major: Taxation
  • The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
    • Bachelors degree in Economics
    • Major: Accounting

Honors and Awards

  • "Lifetime Service Award," Lions International, 2007
  • "Man of the Year," Yonkers Police Athletic League, 1995

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Yonkers Lawyer Association, President, 1977 - 1978

Pro Bono Activities

  • Yonkers Lions Club, 1970- present
  • President, Yonkers Lions Club, 1980-81
  • Trustee of the New York State and Bermuda Lions Foundation
  • Chairman, Yonkers Chamber of Commerce, 1989-90
  • Counsel to Yonkers Chamber of Commerce 1995-present
  • Counsel to Yonkers Police Athletic League 1982-present
  • Chairman of Senator John E. Flynn Scholarship Committee
  • Trustee of the Dunwoodie Masonic Lodge #863
  • Counsel to Messiah Baptist Church