Jennifer Howe focuses her practice on family law matters including divorce, parentage, child support, parenting time, and post-judgment proceedings. Jennifer practices in Cook, DuPage, Kane and McHenry counties.
In 2018 and 2019, Jennifer was selected to the Super Lawyers' Illinois Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.
Jennifer has worked in the area of family law for over ten years. She began her legal career in 2007 as a legal assistant working closely with family law attorneys. In July 2014, she joined the Waltz, Palmer & Dawson, LLC team and assisted the family law department while obtaining her law degree. In June 2015, she obtained her Juris Doctorate from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois. She frequently made the Dean’s List while working full-time and received the Dean’s Scholarship from 2011 – 2014.
Jennifer represents her clients appropriately depending on the individual client’s goals and the type of advocate needed in that particular situation. She has experience in all types of cases, from amicable, expeditious, cost-effective matters to highly litigious cases. She is comfortable negotiating a settlement agreement or arguing a case in court. She values her ability to communicate and work with her clients to achieve the best possible result during a difficult time. Jennifer has an eye for detail and strives to meet her client’s expectations.
Jennifer is an active member of the Northwest Suburban Bar Association and is co-chair of the association’s Young Lawyers Committee. She volunteers frequently for the domestic relations judges at the Rolling Meadows courthouse as a courtroom facilitator. Jennifer is also a member of the DuPage County Bar Association. She is a certified mediator and obtained her certification from the Center for Conflict Resolution in Chicago, Illinois.
|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||2015||07/06/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2018|
|10 Best||American Institute of Family Law Attorneys||2018|
|Top 40 Under 40||American Academy of Attorneys||2018|
|Associate Attorney||Waltz, Palmer & Dawson, LLC||2015 - Present|
|Legal Assistant||Waltz, Palmer & Dawson, LLC||2014 - 2015|
|Legal Assistant||Law Offices of Sandra Stermer Coscino, P.C.||2010 - 2014|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|DuPage County Bar Association||Member||2014 - Present|
|Northwest Suburban Bar Association||Member and Co-Chair of the Young Lawyers Committee||2013 - Present|
|The John Marshall Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||2015|
|North Central College||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2003|
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