John J.P. Howard
Administrative Law Judge, D.C. Commission on Human Rights, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., Howard; M.P.P., U.C. Berkely; J.D. Georgetown
Judge Howard sits on the D.C. Commission on Human Rights, an administrative trial court with jurisdiction over discrimination matters in the areas of employment, housing,...Continue Reading
Judge Howard sits on the D.C. Commission on Human Rights, an administrative trial court with jurisdiction over discrimination matters in the areas of employment, housing, public accommodations, and regarding educational institutions. He is also a CLE speaker on courtroom technology. Prior to judicial service Judge Howard practiced in the Washington, D.C. Office of a large corporate law firm and was a trial attorney in private practice in Houston, Texas. He clerked for the Hon. David C. Simmons, Chief Judge of the D.C. Human Rights Commission, and for the Hon. Alexander Williams, Jr. (Ret.) of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland. Judge Howard is a graduate of Howard University, where he served on the Board of Trustees, and Georgetown Law. He is a member of the Washington Bar Association Judicial Council, where he also serves as Co-Chair for the Summer Judicial Intern Program. Judge Howard is also a member of the National Association of the Administrative Law Judiciary and the D.C. Association of the Administrative Law Judiciary, where he serves as President-Elect.