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Rani Allen, JD
Associate Attorney

Practice Areas

Civil Rights Litigation | Constitutional Torts

Employment Discrimination Claims


An associate attorney at JD Howlette Law, Rani has a passion for investigating and litigating cases that involve civil rights, individual liberties, constitutional torts, and police misconduct. Rani graduated from George Washington University Law School, where he was an influential figure holding numerous leadership roles. Rani's active participation on campus was highly recognized, specifically through his advocacy efforts for racial justice and to secure additional services for first-generation law students.


Rani completed his undergraduate studies at CUNY Hunter College, earning a Bachelor's degree in Political Science, with honors, and a Certificate in Human Rights.

Rani takes pride in advocating for the underserved members of our community, and engaging in tasks that promote the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the legal profession.


  • George Washington University Law School, J.D.

  • CUNY Hunter College, B.A. in Political Science & Cert. in Human Rights

Bar Admissions/Licenses

  • Maryland

  • Virginia

  • District of Columbia

  • New York

Federal Court Admissions

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

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

Professional Memberships

  • Maryland State Bar Association

  • Litigation Section, Virginia State Bar Association

  • Young Lawyers Division, American Bar Association

  • Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, ABA

  • Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Section, ABA

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