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Vance Owen

The backbone of any organization is its personnel. At Owen & Associates, we rely on the exceptional abilities and attitude of our people to provide clients with the highest level of judicial service.

In every case, in every location, the lawyers working for you are backed by a highly qualified support staff that includes legal assistants, legal secretaries, law clerks, legal administrators investigators, bilingual translators, engineering and medical consultants, accountants, and many others. Warehouse managers take meticulous care of your critical evidence collected in your case. And, when your case requires travel, we have fully licensed and experienced pilots and on staff.

In many instances, Owen & Associates joins forces with other experienced and successful trial law firms around the world. These law firms, attorneys, and staff members are specialists in all types of all types of catastrophic injury events. Working as a team with other firms, we have helped our clients battle big car companies, the multi-national corporations, the insurance industry, and business conglomerates that are many times responsible for injuries and damages to others.

We strive to put the best team on the field for you.

Vance J. Owen

Vance J. Owen is the founding father of Owen & Associates. Internationally known as “El Abogado Guero,” Mr. Owen was raised in Guadalajara, Mexico and is fluent in both spoken and written Spanish. He received his Bachelor’s degree with a dual major in Spanish and History from Southwest Texas State University in 1986. Mr. Owen obtained his Juris Doctorate degree in 1989 and has continually practiced law in Texas since that time. He has successfully represented hundreds of clients with wrongful death and catastrophic injury claims. His experience involves cases resulting from: automotive and other product defects, heavy truck accidents, industrial and residential explosions and fires, workplace related injuries, nursing home neglect and medical negligence. Mr. Owen was among the first attorneys in the nation to successfully recover for his clients who suffered from Bridgestone/Firestone tire failures on Ford Explorers. He has represented family members of dozens of people killed in airplane and helicopter crashes, in the U.S., Mexico, South America, and the Philippines. Mr. Owen has served as a legal analyst on breaking news stories for the CNN en Español and Univision television networks. He is involved in a variety of community affairs and charities in both the U.S. and Mexico. Mr. Owen oversees the operations of the firm’s main office as well as the satellite offices and joint ventures with other attorneys and law firms around the country and the world.

  • January 12, 2016

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Case Type Settlement
18-Wheeler Accident $ 2,475,000
Tire Failure/Vehicle Rollover $ 1,000,000
Tire Failure/Vehicle Rollover $ 3,075,000
Plane Crash $ 1,000,000
Trucking Negligence $ 500,000
Tire Failure/Vehicle Rollover $ 8,000,000
Vehicle Rollover/Roof Crush $ 2,500,000
Vehicle Rollover/Seat Belt Failure $ 2,250,000
Tire Failure/Vehicle Rollover $ 5,000,000
Vehicle Rollover $ 6,000,000
Oil Products Explosion $ 13,000,000
Pipeline Explosion $ 1,700,000
Construction Gas Explosion $ 6,000,000
Tire Failure $ 2,000,000
Vehicle Rollover $ 10,000,000
Electrocution $ 1,650,000
Oil Field Explosion $ 2,500,000
Tire Detread $ 2,175,000
Tire Detread $ 4,000,000
Fuel System Defect $ 4,500,000