Tim Howard is a graduate of Virginia Tech and the University of Tennessee College of Law. After active service in the U.S. Marine Corps, he returned to Sampson County, where he has practiced law for more than thirty-five years. During this time he has served Sampson County in a variety of roles: Attorney for the City of Clinton, Attorney for Sampson County, Attorney for Sampson Regional Medical Center, President of the Sampson County Bar Association, President of the Clinton-Sampson Chamber of Commerce, and as a board member of various community organizations.
Alison Carr is a graduate of the UNC-Chapel Hill and the Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law. She was admitted to practice in North Carolina in 2007 and has been practicing law in Sampson County for almost 10 years. She is a past President of the 4th Judicial District, a graduate of the inaugural class of the NC Bar Association's Leadership Academy, and has served on the Chief Justice's Commission on Professionalism. Alison has also served as President of the Clinton-Sampson Chamber of Commerce and as a board member of many community organizations. Alison is married to Gregory Carr.
Tim and Alison each practiced independently until merging their firms in February 2009, becoming Howard & Bradshaw, PLLC. After Alison's marriage in 2015, the firm's name changed to Howard & Carr, PLLC and they continue to serve their clients in Clinton and Sampson County.