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Meet Robert Howell

Robert Howell is an attorney with Joye Law Firm. He represents people who have been injured in motor vehicle accidents or sustained serious injuries in slip and fall accidents, dog attacks, or other premises liability accidents. He also represents injured workers in South Carolina who need help pursuing workers’ compensation benefits after an on-the-job injury.

I’ve always wanted to help others who couldn’t help themselves

When he meets with new clients, he listens carefully to understand how the injury has affected the person’s life and how he can best address the client’s needs. Robert shares Joye Law Firm’s commitment to personalized client service.

Robert was inspired to pursue a career in law by his father who is a real estate attorney in Maryland. From a young age, he saw the positive difference that a caring lawyer could make in the lives of people who needed legal assistance.

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Early life and Education

Robert grew up in Gaithersburg, Maryland, which is part of the greater Washington, D.C. area.

He graduated from Northeastern University in Boston with a degree in criminal justice.

He attended the Charleston College of Law and obtained his Juris Doctor in 2020. While attending law school, Robert worked as a paralegal at a law firm that handled personal injury cases.

How Did He Join Joye Law Firm?

He was attracted to Joye Law Firm by the firm’s strong reputation as a personal injury and workers’ compensation firm.

“I knew how well they treated employees as well as their clients,” Robert says. “It’s a reputable firm that stands behind its clients. It has a lot of experienced attorneys that have handled significant cases involving millions of dollars.”

Robert is based at Joye Law’s North Charleston office.

When he is not practicing law, he enjoys playing golf and basketball, boating, and going to the beach with friends. Robert also enjoys working on cars, and is an avid Philadelphia Eagles fan.

  • Charleston School of Law, Juris Doctor
  • Northeastern University, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Member, Charleston Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
Recent Case Study

Case Number: 4:15‐cv‐02480‐BHH, Attorneys Mark C. Joye and Mark J. Bringardner A jury in the United States District Court, Charleston Division has awarded $17 million to the surviving family members of a young Canadian couple and their infant son, who all perished in…

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Tailgating or following too closely behind another car is dangerous behavior, and often a form of road rage. It can easily lead to rear-end collisions and injury accidents. In South Carolina, 3,494 people were injured in 2019 by drivers following…

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