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Pittsburgh, PA 15219
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Jack Owen, Esq., Founding Member – Owen & Conley

Jack Owen, Esq.

Founding Member, Jack Owen, is a speaker and published author with extensive expertise in dealing with the Internal Revenue Service, Pennsylvania Department of Revenue, Pennsylvania Attorney General, Pennsylvania Auditor General, and various other administrative agencies.  Throughout his career, Mr. Owen has represented a broad range of clients, including tax-exempt charities, churches, businesses, health-care providers, associations, business leagues, social clubs, governmental entities and individuals in tax, business, employee benefit, nonprofit, estates – trusts and charitable planning.

The Executive Service Corps of Western Pennsylvania named Mr. Owen the “Outstanding Volunteer Attorney for 2004” for pro bono legal services to nonprofit agencies in our community.  He also received the “Allied Professional of the Year” award in 2005 from the Pittsburgh Planned Giving Council for his efforts to promote philanthropy professionally and through personal example.

Based on an evaluation process of his peers, Mr. Owen is AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been elected as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer.


Practice Areas:

Nonprofit Organizations, Business Law, Tax Law, Transactions, Estates – Trusts, and Estate Administration.


M.L.T., Marshall-Wythe School of Law, College of William and Mary, 1984
Graduated first in the Day Division
J.D., University of Akron School of Law
Akron Law Review, member, 1983
A.B., cum laude, Grove City College, 1980
Passed CPA examination
Admitted to Practice:
Ohio, 1984
Pennsylvania, 1987
U.S. Tax Court

Professional Activities:

Allegheny County Bar Association (Tax, Exempt Organizations and Health Law Sections)
Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management at Robert Morris University, Advisory Council
Baptist Homes Foundation, Board of Directors
Civic Light Opera, Human Resources Committee
Co-Chairman of Welsh Nationality Room, University of Pittsburgh
Network of Hope, Inc., Advisory Council
Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations, Public Policy and Standards for Excellence Committees
Pittsburgh Planned Giving Council, Past President, and Chairman of Legislative Affairs
Vice Chair of the ACBA Exempt Organizations Section
Planned Giving Committee of the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh
Planned Giving Advisory Council of Duquesne University
Planned Giving Advisory Council of Grove City College
Eagle Scout and serves as a volunteer leader with the Boy Scouts of America, Troop 329, McCandless, PA