Owen was born in Great Britain and moved to Edmonton, Alberta where he was raised. He completed his undergraduate and law school degrees at the University of Alberta. After graduating law, he spent a year clerking with Justices of the Alberta Courts of Appeal and Queen’s Bench, before moving to Grande Prairie in 2000.
Owen is the managing partner of the firm and has a varied practice which includes civil litigation, corporate/commercial and municipal/administrative law. He is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association and has appeared at all levels of Court in Alberta.
Owen is an active member in the community having been a past member of rotary, volunteer instructor for Council for Lifelong Learning and a sessional instructor at the Grande Prairie Regional College. He has also been a Board member of several community organizations including the Northern Alberta Brain Injury Society, Community Foundation of Greater Grande Prairie, Grande Prairie Minor Soccer Association and most recently on the Grande Prairie Hospice Palliative Care Society. Owen is also actively involved in various other commmunity activities.
Owen and his wife Jodi are the proud parents of four children. In his spare time Owen enjoys spending time with his family, coaching his children’s soccer teams, traveling, and playing squash and basketball.