Washington, DC – As a general civil litigation and business law firm based in Washington DC, JD Howlette Law offers a wide variety of high-quality legal services to individuals and businesses throughout the Greater DC Metropolitan area. From drafting and reviewing business agreements to vigorously representing clients in state and federal court proceedings, the legal professionals at JD Howlette Law are committed to providing clients with the exceptional advocacy and legal work product they expect and deserve.
The firm is managed by Attorney Jordan D. Howlette, a proud veteran of the U.S. Army who completed service tours in Afghanistan and South Korea. Prior to establishing JD Howlette Law, Attorney Howlette worked as trial attorney in the Tax Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, where he successfully litigated dozens of civil tax cases on behalf of the United States in federal courts around the country, securing millions of dollars in favorable judgments while also advocating for equitable justice. Attorney Jordan D. Howlette takes pride in his legal acumen and places an importance on educating his clients about their legal rights. He is intimately familiar with the procedures, strategies, and processes of litigating cases from start to finish in court and with resolving multi-faceted disputes involving high-dollar amounts, complex statutory and regulatory provisions, and diverse parties from different jurisdictions.
Attorney Howlette established JD Howlette Law, in part, to make high-quality, affordable legal services accessible to those from underserved communities and socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds. By intentionally incorporating pro bono and low bono requirements into the firm’s strategic plan, and by leveraging the firm’s main revenue stream to offset costs, JD Howlette Law is able to provide meaningful assistance to members of the local community while also thriving as a business. Much of JD Howlette Law’s success is rooted in a set of core values that not only guide the firm’s day-to-day operations, but also the character and work ethic of its legal professionals. Those values include treating everyone with respect and civility, being honest and transparent with clients, taking accountability for unfavorable outcomes, and always placing the needs and objectives of clients first.
As a general civil litigation and business law firm, JD Howlette Law handles a wide range of business litigation matters such as partnership disputes, breach of contract claims, insurance coverage disputes, fraud and misrepresentation claims, class actions and more. Notably, Attorney Howlette and his team also help business owners understand their federal and state tax responsibilities, proper bookkeeping and accounting protocols, and other legally required business formalities to minimize liability and best manage risk.
Attorney Howlette dedicates a significant portion of his practice to representing taxpayers involved in tax controversies with the Internal Revenue Service, the United States Department of Justice, and various state departments of revenue. Attorney Howlette leverages the specialized experience gained from his time in Tax Division of the U.S. Department of Justice to provide clients with superior legal representation in matters involving federal and state tax disputes. The firm handles tax refund claims, civil penalty litigation, tax and penalty abatement requests, lien enforcement disputes, IRS levy and seizure actions, FBAR litigation, Offer-in-Compromise requests, IRS administrative appeals, and much more.
When it comes to tort litigation, JD Howlette Law provides affirmative and defensive representation to clients involved in lawsuits arising from personal injury, wrongful death, product liability, invasion of privacy, defamation, nuisance, intentional infliction of emotion distress, and trespass. Tort law is the largest category of civil litigation, primarily consisting of personal injury cases based on negligent or careless acts. To prevail on a negligence claim, a plaintiff is required to prove: (1) that a defendant owed a duty to the plaintiff, (2) that the defendant breached said duty; (3) the breach was the actual and proximate cause of the plaintiff’s injuries; and (4) the plaintiff suffered an injury or harm. The team at JD Howlette Law works meticulously to ensure that a client understands the specific strengths and weaknesses at all stages of a negligent lawsuit.
Learn more about JD Howlette Law’s civil litigation and business law services by calling (202) 921-6080 or visiting the firm’s website. JD Howlette Law is located at 1140 3rd St NE, Washington, DC, 20002.
JD Howlette Law
1140 3rd St NE