Jeffrey R. Owens

Owens, Jeffrey R.

Jeffrey R. Owens

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Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury 60%
  • Medical Malpractice 40%

Biography

Jeff Owens is a native to North Idaho, where he graduated from Coeur d'Alene High School in 1995. He then went to Brigham Young University and graduated in 2001 with a bachelor's degree in Neuroscience. Jeff spent a year living in Norfolk, Virginia, working as a neurodiagnostic technician for the local hospitals. In 2002, Jeff entered law school at the Willamette University College of Law in Salem, Oregon, obtaining his law degree in 2005.

Currently, Jeff is one of three partners at Owens, McCrea and Linscott, where he specializes in plaintiffs' personal injury and medical malpractice litigation. During the past fifteen years, Jeff has worked with hundreds of individuals and families, providing counsel and guidance in an effort to restore to them the justice and dignity they each deserve.

When he is not working, Jeff enjoys mountain biking, backcountry skiing, and playing pickleball with his family. Jeff is married to wife Sarah, who is an English teacher at the Mukogawa Fort Wright Institute in Spokane, Washington.

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney

Past Positions

  • Owens, James, Vernon & Weeks, PC, Associate, 2005 to 2006
  • Swanson, Lathen, Alexander & McCann, PC, Clerk, 2002 to 2005

Classes & Seminars

  • Medical Negligence Law in Idaho, First District Bar Lunch, 2018
  • Field Guild for Trial Combat, Idaho Trial Lawyers Association, 2017
  • Brains & Bones: Anatomy for Lawyers, First District Bar Lunch, 2016
  • Overcoming Caps on Damages, Idaho Trial Lawyers Association, 2013

Education

  • Willamette University College of Law, Salem, Oregon
    • J.D. - 2005
  • Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
    • B.S. - 2001
    • Major: Neuroscience

Bar Admissions

  • Idaho, 2005
  • U.S. District Court District of Idaho, 2005
  • Washington, 2015

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Idaho Drug Free Youth (IDFY), Board Member, 2010 to 2016
  • United Way of North Idaho, Board Member and Past President, 2010 to 2017

Published Works

  • Discovering Purpose in Our Profession, ITLA Journal, 47, 2018
  • Moral Courage, ITLA Journal, 47, 2018

Languages

  • English

Professional Associations

  • Idaho Trial Lawyers Association, Regional Director, 2005 to Present
  • Idaho First District Bar Association, Board Member and Past President, 2015 to Present