About Us

Owen Law has an established history of successfully and efficiently helping clients with their real estate, business, and estate planning legal matters.  Our practice is intentionally small to allow a certain level of intimacy with our clients and their families.  We approach all matters with the goal of understanding clients’ objectives first and then formulate solutions to fit their needs and wishes.

We value our relationships with our clients and want them to not only be satisfied with our work product, but happy with the process and service we have provided along the way.  Our attorneys and legal assistants work with strategic partners, such as financial advisors, accountants, and real estate professionals, as appropriate, in achieving excellent results for our clients.

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Jack B. Owen, Jr.

Attorney at Law

Jack Owen is a native Floridian and graduated with honors from the University of Florida in 1979 with a bachelor of science degree in accounting. He began his career as a certified public accountant at Ernst & Young, providing tax, financial, and general business services to both individuals and business entities. After obtaining his juris doctorate degree with honors from the University of Florida in 1984, Jack spent a few years at Steel Hector & Davis, focusing on commercial, corporate, and real estate law. In May 1987, he accepted the position as Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel for DiVosta & Company, a major real estate development company in South Florida. Jack remained at DiVosta & Company until 1999 when he formed his own law firm, Jack B. Owen, Jr., P.A. Jack represents several large real estate developers and still serves as General Counsel for DiVosta Investments, LLC.

Jack is a member of the Tax and Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Sections of the Florida Bar and a member of the Palm Beach County Bar Association. In addition to being a Florida licensed certified public accountant, he is also a real estate broker and a life, health, and annuities insurance agent. Other professional memberships include the American Association of Attorneys – Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Jack is married with two adult daughters and lives in Palm Beach Gardens. When he’s not on the golf course you can find him spoiling his grandchildren.

Krista Downey

Krista Downey

Attorney at Law

Krista Downey is an Attorney with Owen Law in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Krista focuses her practice on estate planning, estate and trust administration and related real estate and corporate matters. Krista has extensive experience working with clients to develop an estate plan that meets their individual needs and expectations. In formalizing estate plans, Krista prepares wills, revocable trusts, irrevocable trusts, powers of attorney, living wills, health care surrogate designations, business succession plans and other documents tailored specifically to the client’s objectives.

Krista also represents Personal Representatives, Trustees and Beneficiaries in probate, trust and guardianship administration. Krista advises clients serving as fiduciaries on their legal obligations and counsels them to avoid litigation and manage risk. Krista prepares the required legal notifications to creditors and beneficiaries, inventories and accountings. Krista also separately represents beneficiaries advising them of the rights regarding their inheritance. Krista can seamlessly represent clients throughout the state of Florida in these matters thanks to advances in technology.

Krista also provides legal counsel to buyers and sellers in real estate transactions. Krista has experience in a broad range of real estate transactions and can advise clients through all stages of the transaction from the negotiation of the initial contract through closing.

Prior to joining Owen Law Krista practiced at a well-known boutique law firm on Worth Avenue in Palm Beach. Krista’s background experience also includes completing a fellowship and internship at the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida and an internship with the Probate Division of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida.

As a Palm Beach County native, Krista is active in the local community holding leadership positions with a number of professional and charitable organizations such as the Junior League of the Palm Beaches, Palm Beach Heartball, Palm Beach Historical Society, University of Miami School of Law Alumni Association and the University of Florida Advisor Network.

Krista is a graduate of the University of Miami School of Law and the University of Florida and is admitted to practice in the State of Florida.

Please contact Owen Law for more information on our Law Services at
(561) 622-4521 or email us at kdowney@owenlaw.net.