Judy K. Owens

Staff Attorney

Washington, D.C.
T 1.202.861.1733
F 1.202.861.1783

Overview

Judy Owens has experience in the areas of estate planning and trust and probate administration. Formerly Legislation Counsel to the Joint Committee on Taxation in the U.S. Congress, she is knowledgeable in the protocols and language of estate and gift tax returns, and other various estate planning matters. She has worked with high net worth families to draft wills, trusts, certificates of trust, durable powers of attorney and other estate planning documents, ensuring that the client's distinct needs are met in a timely manner. Judy communicates to her clients the legal obligations of each document and matter, and provides them with an in-depth understanding of the related processes.

*Not admitted in the District of Columbia, admitted in Pennsylvania. Practicing pursuant to D.C. Rule 49(c)(8) under the direct supervision of Jonathan M. Forster during pendency of application for admission to the District of Columbia Bar.

Recognitions and Memberships

Prior Positions

  • U.S. Congress: Legislation Counsel, Joint Committee on Taxation
  • The Honorable Stewart Dalzell, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania: Judicial Law Clerk
  • The Honorable Joseph S. Lord, III, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania: Judicial Law Clerk

Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1991
  • [*Not admitted in the District of Columbia, admitted in Pennsylvania. Practicing pursuant to D.C. Rule 49(c)(8) under the direct supervision of Jonathan M. Forster during pendency of application for admission to the District of Columbia.]

Education

  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1990, summa cum laude
  • B.B.A., Accounting, College of William and Mary, 1984