Washington, DC: JD Howlette Law represents clients in a wide variety of civil litigation matters. It’s dedicated practice areas include federal litigation, tax controversies, business law, and general civil disputes. The firm’s business law and litigation practice encompasses issues involving breach of contract, partnership disputes, contractor payment disputes, insurance coverage disputes, fraud, misrepresentation and much more. The firm also offers fractional general counsel services to businesses seeking a more permanent strategic legal partner to help grow, manage risk, and capitalize on future opportunities. Attorney Howlette and his team assist clients in navigating the legal landscape in a manner that seeks to best protect their interests and those of their businesses.
The civil litigation firm based in Washington, DC also represents individuals and businesses involved in tax disputes with the Internal Revenue Service, the United States Department of Justice, and various state departments of revenue. Also known as tax controversy or tax litigation, these cases may involve tax refund suits, civil penalty litigation, tax and penalty abatement requests, tax promoter injunctions, federal tax lien enforcement suits, IRS administrative appeals, audit reconsideration requests, Offer-in-Compromise (OIC) requests, and Installment Agreement requests. Attorney Howlette spent several years as a trial attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice’s Tax Division, where he litigated a wide variety of civil tax cases in federal courts throughout the country on behalf of the United States. The firm leverages Attorney Howlette’s experience to provide clients with superior legal services in resolving their tax matters.
A significant portion of the law firm’s practice is dedicated to representing clients in federal civil litigation matters, including Section 1983 claims, Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) actions, Title VII cases, civil forfeiture actions, and post-judgment debt collection. Navigating the complexities of federal court litigation requires specialized knowledge and skills. Attorney Howlette and his team are intimately familiar with the procedures, strategies, and processes of litigating in federal court and with resolving multi-faceted civil disputes involving high-dollar amounts, complex statutory and regulatory provisions, and diverse parties from different jurisdictions.
JD Howlette Law also represents businesses and individuals in tort actions, including personal injury and products liability. Regardless of the nature of the tort (also known as a civil wrong), the team at JD Howlette Law provides zealous defensive and affirmative representation based on the needs of the client and the posture of the case. The firm meticulously creates a personalized legal strategy for each client’s case because tort law is one of the largest categories in civil litigation and the laws differ widely across jurisdictions.
Clients involved in real estate litigation such as commercial contract disputes, ownership rights, property acquisition, and boundary disputes can obtain the necessary legal assistance from the litigation team at JD Howlette Law. The team takes the time to thoroughly understand each client’s objectives prior to crafting a litigation strategy that will adequately protect their real estate interests. If better alternative dispute resolution (ADR) options exist–e.g., mediation or arbitration–the team educates the client on the intricacies of the processes and procedures associated with each ADR option.
Clients looking to start a business or those seeking legal services to help manage and protect their business operations can obtain high-quality assistance from the JD Howlette Law. The business law team advises clients on important startup considerations and key legal compliance obligations. The team provides each client with the personalized attention and care necessary to ensure that they are well-equipped to navigate the legal hurdles and liability pitfalls associated with starting and managing a successful business.
JD Howlette Law’s principal office is located at 1140 3rd Street NE, Suite 2124, Washington, DC 20002. Clients interested in obtaining legal services can contact the team at (202) 921-6080 or by sending an email to [email protected] Visit the firm’s website for more information.
JD Howlette Law
1140 3rd St NE
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