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About Attorney Owens
After a decade spent in probate and family courtrooms across Massachusetts, Attorney Jason V. Owens has earned a reputation for zealous client advocacy, skill in complex financial litigation, and seasoned appellate experience. Attorney Owens has represented Massachusetts divorce clients with collective assets exceeding $100 million. His courtroom demeanor emphasizes focus, control and a mastery of the facts and law, as they apply in each client’s case. Among his peers, he has earned a reputation as a hard-nosed, no-nonsense negotiator who understands the strengths and weaknesses of both parties’ cases.
A Published Legal Author
Attorney Owens is a published legal author who has written more than 50 long-form blogs exploring Massachusetts legal issues on the Lynch & Owens Blog. His legal writing is an outgrowth of a professional career that includes a post as a Judicial Clerk for the Massachusetts Probate and Family Court, where Attorney Owens worked closely with twelve Probate and Family Court judges in Barnstable, Bristol and Essex counties, for whom he prepared written Judgments, Orders, and Memoranda of Decision, as well as performing research and analysis of complex legal questions. In recent years, Attorney Owens has frequently appeared in the Boston Herald and Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly discussing a variety of probate and family law issues.
Attorney Owens’ dogged approach to practicing law is unsurprising, given his background. Before pursuing the law, he spent time as a journalist, a business development specialist in the field of private corrections and criminal justice, and a marketing writer for a global engineering consulting leader. These positions honed his appreciation for investigation, research and the unapologetic pursuit of his clients’ goals.
After graduating from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 2000, Attorney Owens spent several years in private industry before attending Suffolk University Law School, where he thrived as a member of the Moot Court Honor Board, editor for the Suffolk Journal of Trial and Appellate Advocacy, clerk for the distinguished Hon. Robert W. Langlois (ret.), and as a public advocate at the Hale and Dorr Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School.
He appears frequently before the Massachusetts Appeals Court, representing clients on appellate matters.
Attorney Owens frequently appears as a presenter and moderator for legal seminars and events. His recent appearances include serving as a presenter for the Revisions to the Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines panel at the 21st Annual Family Law Conference for Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) in 2018, serving as moderator for the Plymouth County Probate & Family Judges' Annual Roundtable in 2018, and appearing as a featured speaker at Strafford Publishing’s continuing legal education seminar, Dividing High Value Items in Divorce: Art, Rare Collectibles, Antiques, Yachts, Jewelry, in 2020.
Outside of the Law Office
In June 2011, he authored Determining Self-Employment Income for Child Support Purposes: the Massachusetts View Compared with the National View for the Suffolk Journal of Trial and Appellate Advocacy. In 2007, he published, “Hearing thy Neighbor: the Doctrine of Attenuation and Illegal Eavesdropping by Private Citizens.”
Attorney Owens grew up on Cape Cod, where much of his family continues to reside today. Attorney Owens has been named a Massachusetts Rising Star by Super Lawyers and has a 10.0 rating on Avvo.com. He was recently named a 2020 Super Lawyers Selectee.
- Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
- U.S. District Court, Massachusetts
- First Circuit Court of Appeals
- J.D. Suffolk University Law School
- B.S. University of Massachusetts at Amherst