About Our Attorneys


Molly M. Howard


Molly M. Howard is the founding partner of Howard & Whatley, P.C. She has been practicing family law in Savannah for more than thirty years. Prior to founding the firm, Mrs. Howard was a Partner and civil litigator at Hunter, Maclean, Exley & Dunn, P.C. In addition to her practice, the Court frequently appoints Mrs. Howard to serve as Guardian Ad Litem in family law cases.

Mrs. Howard manages a capable team of divorce attorneys. In her managerial capacity, Mrs. Howard’s oversight provides clients with creative solutions and unprecedented attorney access. She has appeared before the Georgia Supreme Court and successfully prosecuted and defended appeals before that tribunal.

Mrs. Howard is originally from Durham, North Carolina. She graduated from the University of Georgia magna cum laude with honors in 1976 and received her law degree from the University of Georgia in 1979. Mrs. Howard is married to Dr. Armstrong Jolly Howard IV, with whom she has two sons, Frank and Jeff.

Mrs. Howard is actively involved in the community. She is a 1988 graduate of Leadership Savannah and a middle school Sunday School teacher at Isle of Hope United Methodist Church.

J.D., University of Georgia School of Law, 1979
A.B., University of Georgia, magna cum laude, 1976

  • Superior and State Courts throughout Georgia
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals


  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Family Law Section
  • Savannah Bar Association