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Joshua D. Howell

Fax: (804) 377-1283

Josh is a civil litigator practicing in multiple areas of substantive law, including consumer lending, commercial and contractual disputes, and general business litigation.  Josh’s experience includes the defense of financial institutions in claims brought under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and various state consumer protection laws across multiple jurisdictions.  In addition to his litigation practice, Josh has experience counseling clients on compliance with various state and federal consumer and mortgage lending statutes.

Prior to joining Setliff Law, Josh was an attorney at an international law firm in Richmond, VA, where he gained broad experience in all aspects of large-scale commercial litigation.  This included initial case factual development, document preservation, collection, and production, offensive and defensive written discovery, and motions practice at every stage of the litigation process.

Outside of the office, Josh enjoys playing golf (both traditional and frisbee) and spending time with his wife, Nicole, and two small children.


Preparation of “Legal Update: defense of casualty claims” presentation,  Virginia Loggers Association annual meeting, August 2021


● Hampden-Sydney College, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Cum Laude

● Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law, Juris Doctor

–Member, 2011-12 National Trial Team

–Intern, Richmond PublicDefender’s Office (2011)


● Virginia

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