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.