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Carly E. Howard, JD, LL.M

Special Counsel


Carly E. Howard joined Sibila Law as Special Counsel in 2020 with over a decade of experience practicing estate planning and fiduciary law with large U.S. law firms and offering financial services and wealth management with major U.S. banks. Since 2017, she has also served as a consultant in foreign entity administration, cross-border legal operations, and global business management for blockchain and crypto companies. She’s also worked with venture capital and investment firms, family offices and high net worth clients in America, Europe and Asia. Her multi-disciplinary approach complements Sibila Law’s real estate practice when there are issues concerning wealth strategies, trust assets, offshore concerns and/or payments of digital assets. A Legal Hacker and regular contributor to Women In AIWomen In Blockchain and NEXUS Global, she shares her broad insights and technical know-how as a frequent speaker on global strategy for deep tech and blockchain. Among her many headlining keynote engagements, she has presented on behalf of the European Commission (AI Night Paris), Rise of AI, World Legal AI/Operations Summit, and many other global events including investor forums throughout Europe. Her work has appeared in leading publications around the world including The Wall Street JournalThe Miami Herald, ForbesHackernoon and Trusts & Estates Magazine.


University of Miami School of Law
LL.M., Master of Laws in Estate Planning
Juris Doctor

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College of Charleston
Bachelor of Science

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The Florida Bar


North Carolina State Bar

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Global Reach

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  • COVIDathon: “Decentralized AI Against Covid-19” sponsored by Ocean Protocol and SingularityNet
  • Hackernoon: “Best Tech Stories of 2019 (So Far…)”
  • SuperInvestor (Amsterdam): “Digitization of Investor Relations”
  • Women In AI: Speaker for launch of Amsterdam chapter
  • ICO Festival (Frankfurt): Security Token ICO Investors Summit, “Legitimizing Tokenomics: Why “ICO” Is A Bad Word In Banking”
  • Rise of AI: Europe’s leading Artificial Intelligence conference in Berlin
  • W Lounge Organization: “Blockchain & ICO: The Future of Investments?”
  • Business Radio X: Wealth Matters Radio Show

Legal Insights

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  • Asgard: “Global AI Landscape Report” (Research Lead)
  • Forbes: “Who Gets The Family Bible & Coca-Cola Stock?”
  • The Wall Street Journal: “Professionals Who Can Help With An Aging Parent’s Finances”
  • Atlanta Business Chronicle: “Retirement Planning + Gender Gap”
  • Trusts & Estates Magazine: “Fiduciary Law Trends”
  • Brickell Magazine: “Savings Spree: Living Your (Financial) Life To The Fullest” and “Generous Options: Donate This, Not That”
  • Key Biscayne Magazine, “Giving Counts: Charitable Considerations”
  • Atlantic Trust: The Advisor: “Quick Smarts: Insights For Charitable Remainder Trusts”
  • Atlantic Trust Online: “Questions To Ask When Helping Aging Parents With Estate Planning” 
  • BB&T Wealth Magazine: “Do You Need a Trust?” and “Passing Down Family Values”
  • Trust Funds in Common Law & Civil Law Systems: A Comparative Analysis, 13 U. Miami Int’l & Comp. L. Rev. 343, 2006

Social Impacts

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  • NEXUS Global: With more than 4,800 members from 70 countries, NEXUS Global works to unite young investors, social entrepreneurs, philanthropists and allies to catalyze new leadership and accelerate political, societal, financial, environmental and equal justice solutions.
  • Women In AI: A group of passionate international women aiming to close the gender gap in the field of Artificial Intelligence by helping companies and events source more female experts.
  • PHX, Promethean: PHX connects the dots between scientists, technologists, creatives and artists who are positively shaping the way our world operates, with a mission to connect the unconnected to write new stories for the future.
  • Kula Project: Founded on the belief that charity may not eradicate poverty altogether, but business can, Kula Project develops entrepreneurs via a fellowship that provides industry training, business investment and life & leadership skills.
  • PhilanthroFest: Connecting communities to causes, PhilanthroFest is a creative collaboration between community leaders who share a common goal of increasing volunteerism, community engagement and donor investment.
  • Community Building Initiative: A nonprofit organization established in 1997 by government and civic leaders to achieve racial and ethnic inclusion and equity in North Carolina.
  • Legal Eagle: North Carolina State Bar: Offering estate planning legal services free of charge to reservists. (Charlotte Chapter Founder)
  • Wills For Heroes, Pro Bono Attorney: Providing estate planning legal documents free of charge to America’s first responders.

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