James P. Howe

James P. Howe

Elkhorn, Wisconsin

James P. Howe is an associate attorney with Godfrey, Leibsle, Blackbourn & Howarth, S.C. Jim earned his law degree from the University of Notre Dame, and an M.B.A. in Finance, Investment/Banking from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Jim's law practice focuses primarily in commercial and residential real estate law, including real estate developments, sales, purchases, leases, and related general corporate practice. Jim has practiced real estate, general corporate law, and estate planning for a total of 25 years, representing real estate developers and other clients in annexations, zoning matters, land divisions, condominium conversions, variances, and banks and borrowers in industrial revenue bond and commercial loans, issuers in private placements of securities for bank holding company and bank-related entities, and sellers and purchasers of businesses, among others.

Jim is licensed to practice law in the State of Wisconsin and the State of Illinois.

Jim is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin and the Illinois State Bar Association.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Corporate Law
  • Real Estate Developments
  • Sales
  • Purchases
  • Leases
  • General Corporate Practice
  • Real Estate
  • General Corporate Law
  • Estate Planning

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin
  • Illinois


  • University of Notre Dame London Law Center, London, England
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    • M.B.A.
    • Major: Finance, Investment/Banking

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member