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Jordan D. Howlette, JD, MBA
Founder & Managing Attorney

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Background

Attorney Jordan D. Howlette established JD Howlette Law following a five-year career as a trial attorney in the Tax Division of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ). While at the DOJ, Mr. Howlette successfully litigated dozens of civil tax cases and controversies 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. He is 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. 

 

Mr. Howlette graduated cum laude from New England Law | Boston in 2016 and is a veteran of the United States Army. In 2019, while working at the DOJ, Mr. Howlette obtained a Master's in Business Administration from American University's Kogod School of Business and subsequently established MyTaxRights, LLCs—a tax information company dedicated to educating individuals about their federal tax rights and responsibilities. In December 2020, Mr. Howlette co-founded the Center for Advancement of Tax Equity (CFATE), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that promotes tax education and outreach initiatives to improve the quality of life and economic conditions for individuals from underserved communities.  

Education

  • New England Law Boston, J.D., with honors

  • American University, Kogod School of Business, M.B.A.

  • American Military University, M.A. in Intelligence Studies, with honors

  • American Military University, B.A. in Criminal Justice

Bar Admissions/Licenses

  • Maryland

  • District of Columbia

  • Florida

  • Virginia

  • Massachusetts

Federal Court Admissions

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  • United States Supreme Court

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

  • U.S. Tax Court

  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland

Professional Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section

  • Federal Bar Association

  • Maryland State Bar Association

  • The American Legion

  • The NAACP

  • Equality Chamber of Commerce | DC Metro

  • Board of Trustees, New England Law | Boston