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  • Phone: 412-745-1040

    Fax: 412-745-3434

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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, nonprofit organizations, 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
  • Estate Administration
  • Executive Compensation
  • M.L.T. (Graduated first in the Day Division), Marshall-Wythe School of Law, College of William and Mary, 1984
  • 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
  • Chair of the ACBA Exempt Organizations Committee
  • 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