Jennifer R. Howell is a Florida Bar Board Certified Elder Law Attorney in Charlotte County.
Board Certification is the highest level of recognition awarded by the Florida Bar for the competency and experience of an attorney. Elder Law focuses on the issues which affect the elderly and their families. The practice of Elder Law is one that encompasses a broad understanding of aging and the law, and the legal interaction between the varied issues which may affect the elderly. The focus is making sure that a client’s estate plan complements his or her long term care plan.
Attorney Jennifer R. Howell received her Juris Doctor degree (1997, cum laude) and Bachelor of Arts degree (1995, with honors), from Stetson University. In the Fall of 1997, she toured Punta Gorda and immediately fell in love with the area. Since that time, she has made Punta Gorda her home. She was a partner with the Farr Law Firm before opening her own practice in 2010. During her residence in Punta Gorda, Attorney Howell has been involved with many organizations, serving on Boards and as President of the Charlotte County Bar Association, Charlotte County Estate and Tax Planning Council, and Leadership Charlotte Class of 2000.
Away from the office, Jennifer spends her time with her husband, Josh, a Certified Financial Planner with Howell Wealth Advisors and their two college age children, Kaden and Nadia. They like to stay active together boating in Charlotte Harbor and taking regular trips to hike in the North Georgia mountains.
Voted Best Attorney Charlotte Sun Readers' Choice Award 10 years in a row!
Probate is the court process required when a decedent owns assets. A Trust avoids the probate process.
Elder Law focuses on issues that affect elderly and their families, including estate planning and long-term care planning.
Estate Planning is the process of identifying client objectives and concerns and designing the framework to accomplish these goals.