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Bob Owens is an AV-rated Florida lawyer, Board Certified in Aviation Law, with 40-plus years of combined legal and business experience representing clients in commercial, products liability, aviation and insurance law matters. With ten years as part of financial and legal teams at Eastern Airlines, then 20 years in complex national and international litigation and transactions with large law firms, Bob now practices in AvLaw, focusing on:

Domestic and Cross Border Aircraft & Engine Sales,
         Finance & Leasing Transactions
• Airline & Part 135 Related Matters
• Complex Commercial, Insurance Litigation and Multi-jurisdictional Litigation
• Collection and Seizures of Aircraft & Assets


Practice areas


  1. Aviation: 100%

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Bob Owens

18890 SW 264th St.
Miami, FL, 33031


FLMember in Good Standing197906/20/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Board Certified - Aviation LawFlorida Bar2004
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1997
Cum LaudeUniversity of Miami Law School1978
Book Award Highest Grade - Evidence and Constitutional LawAmerican Jurisprudence1976
MemberUniversity of Miami Law Review1976
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
President/AttorneyAvLaw1999 - Present
ShareholderStearns, Weaver, Miller, Weissler, Alhadeff & Sitterson, PA1989 - 1998
PartnerMershon, Sawyer, Johnston, Dunwody & Cole1983 - 1989
AssociateThornton, David & Murray1981 - 1983
Senior AttorneyEastern Airlines1979 - 1981
Association namePosition nameDuration
Lawyer Pilots Bar AssocationMember2000 - Present
National Business Aviation AssociationMember2000 - Present
Greater Miami Aviation AssociationMember1991 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1983 - Present
Greater Miami Aviation AssociationPresident2005 - 2005
Greater Miami Aviation AssociationDirector2003 - 2005
Greater Miami Aviation AssociationVice President2003 - 2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
University of Tennessee, Knoxville (main)FinanceMBA1972
Auburn UniversityAviation ManagementBachelow of Aviation Management1970