The year has just begun, and November is still far away, but today Michael C. Howard announced his intention to run for Columbia County Court judge. The following is quoted from Howard's announcement:
Michael C. Howard has practiced law in Columbia County since 1992, is currently the First Assistant Public Defender, and operates his private law office at 118 Green Street in Hudson. Howard said in a press release, "Recent events opened two positions of County Court Judge in Columbia County. It is my belief that my background, temperament, and understanding of our community uniquely qualifies me to become a Columbia County Court Judge. I am looking forward to serving as a Columbia County Court Judge and believe that I will be able to use my experience to serve all of the litigants that appear before me."
Howard has served twice as the President of the Hudson Rotary Club, has been on the Board of the Columbia Golf and Country Club, the Columbia County Association in the City of New York, Columbia County United Way, the Hudson Area Association Library, the Salvation Army, Hudson Boys and Girls Club, and the Register Star Community Advisory Board. . . .
Howard is seeking the Democratic nomination to run for Columbia County Judge this November.