The law firm of Owen & Owens is proud to announce that four of its lawyers, Mary Burkey Owens, Joe Owen, Sam Kaufman, and Julie Cillo, have been selected by their peers to be included in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.
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Join us in congratulating this year’s Owen & Owens Best Lawyers in America®
Mary Burkey Owens was selected for Best Lawyers for the tenth consecutive year. This year she is recognized in the categories of Family Law, Family Law Mediation, and Collaborative Law: Family Law. Owens has handled complex custody, divorce, support, and equitable distribution cases for over 25 years and has been trained as a mediator and collaborative lawyer.
Joe Owen was selected for Best Lawyers for the seventh consecutive year in the Litigation – Health Care and Litigation – Insurance categories. Owen is a successful trial lawyer representing individuals and businesses in civil and commercial litigation, criminal defense, personal injury, real estate, estate planning, and corporate and construction law.
Samuel Kaufman was selected by his peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in the fields of Litigation – Real Estate and Commercial litigation for the fifth consecutive year. Sam Kaufman represents both businesses and individuals in general litigation and real estate matters. His commercial clients are in diverse industries such as construction, transportation, automotive, title insurance, and banking. His personal representations include contract and business disputes and transactional business matters. Sam also assists individuals and businesses with selling or purchasing commercial and residential real estate.
Julie Cillo was selected by her peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in the field of Family Law for the fifth consecutive year. She focuses her practice on divorce, equitable distribution, child custody, child support, alimony, property settlement agreements, prenuptial agreements, and other domestic relations issues. Julie is an assertive litigator, skilled negotiator, and experienced collaborative law attorney.
Owen & Owens PLC was founded on the premise that every client matters. Partners W. Joseph Owen III, Mary Burkey Owens, Samuel J. Kaufman, along with senior attorney Julie M. Cillo, and associates Mallory Brennan, Wyatt Taylor, Lindsay Dugan, Craig Mehall, Bennette Sharpe, and Danielle Mehall are interested in people first, not simply their legal issues.
The attorneys at Owen & Owens PLC are experienced in handling all types of Family Law matters, including divorce, custody, visitation, child support, spousal support, property settlement agreements, prenuptial agreements, and adoption, as well as general civil litigation, business litigation, estate planning, real estate, and other legal matters affecting individuals and businesses.
Owen & Owens is committed to effective, reliable, and personal service. If you or someone you know is in need of legal representation, the attorneys at Owen & Owens are prepared to represent you in your time of need.