Kerrie Howes, J.D.
Research and Development Credit Manager
Supporting her clients as they turn their dreams into reality by innovating and thriving in competitive markets is at the heart of Kerrie's career.
She has learned that understanding a client’s WHY is key to tailoring an R&D model that fits within the customer’s business operations, resulting in lower tax burdens and increased cash flow.
Areas of Expertise
Kerrie’s main focus is R&D tax credits. Her hands-on approach coupled with her go-getter attitude creates the perfect combination to help clients create growth, integrate new technologies, and keep innovation and jobs in the U.S. She has extensive experience helping businesses of all sizes, ranging from architecture to construction, manufacturing to machine shops, and agriculture to technology, claim available research and development tax credit benefits.
Membership & Professional Associations
Texas Bar Association
More About Kerrie
“Seek first to understand, then to be understood.” (Stephen R. Covey)
“Treat others the way you want to be treated.”
Favorite country visited
Favorite office supply
“Colored pens and notepads.”
Favorite way to spend a Saturday
“Going on a walk or hike.”
Kerrie earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Houston. She received a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science with an emphasis in Cell and Molecular Biology from Texas Tech University.
Kerrie started her legal career working in probate and elder law. She also worked for two large national firms specializing in R&D credits prior to joining JLK Rosenberger.