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Graduated from the University of Tennessee Law School in 1971 where he received the Order of
the Coif and was a member of the Tennessee Law Review. He has practiced law in Knoxville,
Tennessee and the surrounding area for over 40 years.
He is a member of the Knoxville Bar Association and the Tennessee Association of Criminal
Mr. Owen began law practice with Banks, Daniel and Campbell after clerking for the firm during
law school and joined as a partner during 1975. In 1982 he and fellow attorney Bob Edwards
began a successful private practice as Owen & Edwards law firm in Knoxville . In 1998 Mr.Owen
joined the State of Tennessee Public Defender's office in the 6th Judicial District as an Assistant
Public Defender and provided services to the indigent. He retired from that State position in July,
2015 and has now returned to private practice.
Mr. Owen is originally from Morristown, Tennessee and is an avid hiker of the Great Smoky
Mountains. Through his children he became active with Soccer programs and served the community
as an AYSO coach and referee for 26 years. From 1971-79 he proudly served his country as an
MP is the U. S. Army Reserve.
He is currently providing services in Knox, Jefferson, Hamblen, Sevier, Grainger and Greene
Counties in East Tennessee.
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.