Mary-Joy Howes

Mary-Joy Howes

Position: Attorney

Qualifications: Condominium Law, FHA/ADA Discrimination Issues

Phone / Fax: T: (401) 726-1010     F: (401) 305-3346


Location: Lincoln, RI

Mary-Joy Howes, an Attorney in GSL’s Rhode Island office, is an award-winning scholar, legal writer, and editor. She is admitted to practice in Rhode Island and the U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island.

Howes is a member of the Community Associations Institute of Rhode Island’s (CAI-RI) Legislative Action Committee. She is a frequent contributor to Condo Media magazine and co-authors a monthly column with Frank Lombardi, Principal and head of GSL’s RI office, that addresses issues in the Rhode Island condominium community.

Howes, who has been practicing law since 2005, earned her J.D. from Roger Williams University with honors and her undergraduate degree in English from Providence College, magna cum laude. While attending law school, she interned at the Rhode Island Department of the Attorney General in the Juvenile Prosecution Unit.

Howes attended preparatory school at La Salle Academy in Providence, where she graduated in the top ten of her class. During her time at La Salle, she served as a Page in the House of Representatives.