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Thomas Howlett

Thomas Howlett

The Googasian Firm, P, C.
  • Legal Malpractice, Personal Injury, Civil Rights
  • District of Columbia, Michigan, Texas
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Biography

Tom Howlett vigorously pursues cases for people and families harmed by others' misconduct, undertaking both individual lawsuits and class actions. His primary areas of focus are professional negligence (medical malpractice and legal malpractice), catastrophic injury, civil rights (wrongful convictions), and consumer class actions.

Education
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
J.D. (1990) | Law
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Harvard University
A.B. (1984) | History
cum laude; Managing Editor, The Harvard Crimson 1980-1984
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Professional Experience
Partner
The Googasian Firm, P, C.
- Current
Assistant Attorney General & Counsel to the President
The Republic of Palau
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Attorney
Ross Dixon & Masback, P.C.
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Judicial Law Clerk
The Hon. Douglas W. Hillman, Chief Judge, United States District Court for Western District of Michigan
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Reporter
The Dallas Morning News
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Publications
Articles & Publications
The Future is Now
Laches (OCBA)
Promoting the Interests of the Legal Profession
Laches (OCBA)
Use of "Branding" and Other Marketing Efforts in Personal Injury Litigation: Two Case Studies
American Association for Justice (AAJ)
Speaking Engagements
Agenda Ahead, Oakland County Bar Association
For-Profit Colleges, University of Michigan School of Public Policy
Awards
10.0 Superb Rating
Avvo
Best Medical Malpractice Lawyers in Farmington Hills
Expertise.com
Best Car Accident Lawyers in Waterford
Expertise.com
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
2006 - 2023
AV Preeminent Peer Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
2022; Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence
Lawyer of Year in Professional Malpractice - Plaintiff
The Best Lawyers in America
2020
Client's Choice Award
Avvo
Leaders in the Law Award
Michigan Lawyers Weekly
Distinguished Service Award
Oakland County Bar Association
2007
Professional Associations
Michigan Association for Justice
Member
Current
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American Association for Justice
Member
Current
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Litigation Counsel of America
Fellow
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
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Oakland County Bar Association
Member
Current
Activities: Director 2005-2015; President 2014-2015; President-Elect 2013-2014; Vice President 2012-2013; Treasurer 2011-2012
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State Bar of Michigan  # 57346
Member
Current
Activities: Standing Committee on Professional Ethics, 2016-Current; Standing Committee on the Client Protection Fund, 2015-Current; Law and Media Committee, Chair 2011-2012
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State Bar of Michigan
Board of Commissioner
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
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Michigan
State Bar of Michigan
ID Number: P57346
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Texas
State Bar of Texas
ID Number: 10121660
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
Practice Areas
    Legal Malpractice
    Personal Injury
    Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Civil Rights
    Police Misconduct
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Thomas H. Howlett's Website
Website
Michigan Legal Malpractice Lawsuits Website
Contact & Map
The Googasian Firm PC
6905 Telegraph Rd.
Ste 140
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301
Telephone: (248) 502-0862
Fax: (248) 952-9048
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed