Attorneys / Jeffrey S. Howell
As head of the legal team, Jeff has offered advice and representation to health care providers throughout Florida since 1989. He is the former Staff Attorney to the Senate Committee on Health Care in the Florida Legislature where he helped draft laws relating to regulation of physicians, nurses, dentists, pharmacists, chiropractors, and many other licensed health care professionals. Mr. Howell has also represented clinics, hospitals, and other health care facilities. Howell served as the CEO/Administrator to a rural hospital and in 1999 was appointed Chairman of the Florida Hospital Associations Small and Rural Hospital Council.
Jeff represents licensed health care professionals with disciplinary issues in front of state regulatory agencies such as the Florida Department of Health and Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA). Jeff is experienced in helping individuals with background problems and licensing issues, including resolving licensing denials.
Jeff is a member of the Health Law Section and Workers Compensation Section of the Florida Bar. He is admitted to all State Courts in Florida as well as the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals (Atlanta), and U.S. Supreme Court. Since 2002, Jeff has served as an Adjunct Professor at Florida A & M University’s School of Allied Health Services where he teaches undergraduate and Masters level courses in Health Law, Legal Aspects of Health Care & Ethics, and Health Policy.
Jeff is available to consult with clients nationwide regarding health care law in Florida.