Congratulations to Sam Kaufman – Recipient of the Outstanding Faculty Award

Posted on May 03, 2024 in Attorneys, Samuel Kaufman

Congratulations Samuel, 

Recipient of the 2023 Outstanding Faculty Award from the National Business Institute!

Thank you for your hard work and outstanding presentations in 2023. Seminars and lectures were primarily in the areas of complex real estate issues, litigation, and ethics. We look forward to many more.Sincerely, Everyone at NBI

Congratulations to our Virginia Super Lawyers:

Posted on April 25, 2024 in Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. We only recognize the top 5% in the field each year.

Joe Owen – Virginia Super Lawyers:  General Litigation

Sam Kaufman – Viriginia Super Lawyers:  General Litigation

Mary Owens – Top 100 Virginia Super Lawyers,

ABF Fellows

Posted on April 07, 2024 in Attorneys

Two Owen & Owens partners have been named as Fellows of the American Bar Foundation:   Sam Kaufman (2020) and Julie Cillo (2024).

Selection as a Fellow is recognition of a lawyer who has demonstrated outstanding dedication to the highest principles of the legal profession and to the welfare of society.  It is a global honor that is limited to one percent (1%) of licensed US lawyers and a limited number of international lawyers.

FCA | Hall of Champions | Hall of Honor – Joe Owen

Posted on March 26, 2024 in Attorneys

Joe Owen’s heart for inner city athletes has inspired many. He personally supported many youth, and he provided scholarships that sent hundreds of athletes to FCA Camp. Owen was instrumental in recruiting more FCA staff in Virginia, and he has worked tirelessly to raise over $1 million for ministry needs. He’s been a faithful supporter,

Welcome our newest attorney Spencer Patterson

Posted on February 24, 2024 in Attorneys

Spencer Patterson represents clients including businesses and individuals in general litigation and civil trial matters.

Spencer is a graduate of St. Lawrence University with a B.A. in Philosophy and Economics and Albany Law School of Union University. While at St. Lawrence, he was a member of their Cross Country and Track &


Posted on January 15, 2024 in General News

Richmond, Virginia attorney Samuel J. Kaufman, of the law firm Owen & Owens PLC has been named a Senior Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA). Kaufman is managing partner of his firm. A 1999 graduate of the University of Richmond, Kaufman received his Juris Doctor degree from the Albany Law School of Union University in 2002.

Congratulations Julie Cillo is the new President of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Virginia Chapter)

Posted on January 02, 2024 in General News

The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) has had as its mission, for more than 50 years, “to encourage the study, improve the practice, elevate the standards, and advance the cause of Matrimonial law, to the end that the welfare of the family and society be protected.” The Virginia commitment to this mission is embodied in the 50+ Fellows of the Virginia Chapter.Our Virginia Fellows have met the rigorous standards for Fellowship.

VA Business Legal Elite

Posted on December 04, 2023 in VA Business Legal Elite

Owen & Owens is happy to announce that Mary Burkey Owens and Julie M. Cillo have both been selected to be on the 2023 Legal Elite List, congratulations! Both are being recognized as top attorneys in the Family Law and Domestic Relations category. The December issue of Virginia Business Magazine will feature the annual report on the Commonwealth of Virginia’s peer-nominated legal experts. 

Owen & Owens has been named in the 2024 Best Law Firms®

Posted on November 02, 2023 in General News

We are pleased to announce Owen & Owens has been named in the 2024 Best Law Firms® rankings in Family Law, Health Care Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Insurance Litigation, and Real Estate Litigation. This recognition is based entirely on peer review from leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area.

Best Lawyers in America® – Julie Cillo

Posted on August 26, 2023 in Best Lawyers in America, Family Law

Owen & Owens proudly announces that Joe Owen has been recognized as a 2024 Best Lawyers in America®!

Family Law