Jack E. Owen, Jr.
Jack E. Owen, Jr.

Jack E. Owen, Jr.

Of Counsel

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jeowen@ohkslaw.com

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(512) 542-2017

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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)

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
Board Certified - Texas Board of Legal Specialization
The College of the State Bar of Texas

Select Publications and Presentations

Asset Protection: Domestic and International Law and Tactics (four volumes; updated quarterly)

West Group
Publication
Contributing Author/Co-Editor
1995

A Brief History of Asset Protection Trusts

ALI CLE Estate Planning Course Materials Journal, January 2022
Publication
Author
2022

Truth, Transparence, and The Right of Privacy

The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel Law Journal, Volume 46, Number 3, Summer 2021
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Author
2021

The Financial Action Task Force and the Legal Profession

New York Law School Law Review, 2014/15, Volume 59, Number 3
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Author
2015

Asset Protection Trusts Under Attack – Views from the Bench and Bar

49th Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning, Orlando, Florida
Presentation/Publication
Co-Author/Presenter
2015

Asset Protection Trust Planning Using Traditional Estate Planning Techniques

Community Foundation of Southern New Mexico, 32nd Annual Estate Planning Institute, Las Cruses, New Mexico
Presentation/Publication
Co-Author/Presenter
2015

The Financial Action Task Force and The Good Practices Guidance

New Mexico State Bar 2012 Bridge the Gap, Albuquerque, New Mexico; The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel Southeast Regional Meeting, Savannah, Georgia; The National College of Probate Judges, Jekyll Island, Georgia; Connecticut Bar Association Probate Section Meeting, New Haven Connecticut; The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel New England Regional Meeting, Mashantucket, Connecticut
Presentation/Publication
Author/Presenter
2011

The Financial Action Task Force and Its Impact on The Practice of Law

33rd Annual Advanced Estate Planning and Probate Course, Houston, Texas (2009); 44th Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning, Orlando, Florida
Presentation/Publication
Author/Presenter
2009

Asset Protection: Trust Planning

American Law Institute – American Bar Association Course of Study, Planning Techniques for Large Estates, New York, New York (April, 2009)
Presentation
Co-Author/Presenter
2009

Converting an Asset Protection Trust into a Tax-Efficient Wealth Reserve

U.S. Taxation of International Operations
Publication
Co-Author
2003

The Influence of Spanish and Mexican Laws on the Property and Probate Laws of Texas

The International Academy of Estate and Trust Law, Santiago, Chile
Presentation/Publication
Co-Author/Presenter
2003

Publications and Presentations

All Publications and Presentations

The Financial Action Task Force and the Good Practices Guidance

Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia, 2012 Fiduciary Law Institute, St. Simons Island, Georgia (July, 2012)
Presentation/Publication
Presenter
2012

Do I Need to Go Offshore? The Current Status of Domestic and International Asset Protection Planning

46th Annual Southern Federal Tax Institute, Atlanta, Georgia (September, 2011)
Presentation
Co-Author
2011

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)
Presentation
Co-Author/Co-Presenter
2011

The Financial Action Task Force and Its Impact on the Practice of Law

State Bar of Texas 33rd Annual Advanced Estate Planning and Probate Course, Houston, Texas (June, 2009)
Presentation
Co-Author
2009

What if FATF Rules Our at if FATF Rules Our Practice? A Brave New World for Private Wealth Attorneys

International Academy of Trust and Estate Law, Annual Meeting, Anti-Money Laundering Rules Panel, Cartagena, Columbia (April, 2009)
Presentation
Co-Author
2009

Asset Protection: Trust Planning

American Law Institute – American Bar Association Course of Study, Planning Techniques for Large Estates, New York, New York (April, 2009)
Presentation
Co-Author
2009

FATF: Due Diligence on Clients (The Financial Action Task Force Clashes with the Modern Rules)

43rd Annual Southern Federal Tax Institute, Atlanta, Georgia (September, 2008)
Presentation
Co-Author
2008

Asset Protection

Texas Banker’s Association, 2008 Advanced Trust Forum, Dallas, Texas (November, 2008)
Presentation
Co-Author
2008

Advanced Asset Protection Planning

American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, ACTEC 2008 Summer Meeting, Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho (June, 2008)
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Co-Author
2008