Jack E. Owen
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The College of the State Bar of Texas
The College of the State Bar of Texas

Mr. Owen is Counsel to Osborne, Helman, Knebel & Scott, LLP and practices primarily in the areas of commercial, residential, and farm and ranch real estate law. Mr. Owen’s practice also includes the area of personal wealth planning, with expertise in offshore structures.

Education

• Harvard Law School (J.D., 1979)
• University of Texas (M.A., United States History, 1995)
• U.S. Naval Academy (B.S., International Security Affairs, with distinction, 1973)

Practice Areas

• Real Estate
• International Trust & Estate Planning

Professional Certifications

• Board Certified in Commercial Real Estate Law – Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Professional Memberships and Honors

• Member, American Bar Association
• Member, State Bar of Texas
• Member, Austin Bar Association
• Member, Texas College of Real Estate Attorneys
• Member, The College of the State Bar of Texas

Publications and Presentations

• "The Financial Action Task Force and the Good Practices Guidance," Presentation by Duncan E. Osborne to the Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia, 2012 Fiduciary Law Institute, St. Simons Island, Georgia (July, 2012) [co-authored with Duncan E. Osborne]
• "Do I Need to Go Offshore? The Current Status of Domestic and International Asset Protection Planning," Presentation by Duncan E. Osborne to the 46th Annual Southern Federal Tax Institute, Atlanta, Georgia (September, 2011) [co-authored with Duncan E. Osborne]
• "Money Laundering, the Financial Action Task Force, and Good Practices Guidance for Lawyers," Presentation to the University of Mississippi Center for Continuing Legal Education, 2011 Mississippi Law Update, Dunleith Plantation, Natchez, Mississippi (April, 2011) [co-authored with Duncan E. Osborne]
• "The Financial Action Task Force and Its Impact on the Practice of Law," Presentation by Duncan E. Osborne to the State Bar of Texas 33rd Annual Advanced Estate Planning and Probate Course, Houston, Texas (June, 2009) [co-authored with Duncan E. Osborne]
• "What if FATF Rules Our at if FATF Rules Our Practice? A Brave New World for Private Wealth Attorneys," Presentation by Duncan E. Osborne to the International Academy of Trust and Estate Law, Annual Meeting, Anti-Money Laundering Rules Panel, Cartagena, Columbia (April, 2009) [co-authored with Duncan E. Osborne]
• "Asset Protection: Trust Planning," Presentation by Duncan E. Osborne to the American Law Institute – American Bar Association Course of Study, Planning Techniques for Large Estates, New York, New York (April, 2009) [co-authored with Duncan E. Osborne]
• "Asset Protection," Presentation by Duncan E. Osborne to the Texas Banker’s Association, 2008 Advanced Trust Forum, Dallas, Texas (November, 2008) [co-authored with Duncan E. Osborne]
• "FATF: Due Diligence on Clients (The Financial Action Task Force Clashes with the Modern Rules)," Presentation by Duncan E. Osborne to the 43rd Annual Southern Federal Tax Institute, Atlanta, Georgia (September, 2008) [co-authored with Duncan E. Osborne]
• "Advanced Asset Protection Planning," Presentation by Duncan E. Osborne to the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, ACTEC 2008 Summer Meeting, Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho (June, 2008) [co-authored with Duncan E. Osborne]
(And 74 other articles and speeches)