James A. Owen

owenJames grew up in the small town of Shelby, Iowa. He and his family moved to Omaha when he was a teenager where he attended Central High School. Prior to law school, James served in the United States Air Force stationed at Offutt Air Force Base.

James founded Owen Law Office in 2016 after having worked as an attorney and law clerk at a firm in Omaha, Nebraska. James represents clients throughout the Omaha metropolitan area as well as across the entire State of Nebraska with his office located in Plattsmouth, Nebraska. James focuses his law practice on Criminal DefenseFamily Law, and Estate Planning.


Juris Doctor – Creighton University School of Law
Honorable Lyle E. Strom Scholar in Trial Advocacy

B.S. in Business Administration – Bellevue University

A.A.S. in Logistics Management – Community College of the Air Force

Professional Organizations

Nebraska State Bar Association, Omaha Bar Association, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association, National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML)

Community Involvement

Plattsmouth Rotary Club, Plattsmouth Chamber of Commerce, Plattsmouth High School Business Booster, Teammates Mentoring, Nebraska High School Mock Trial Judge, Member of Plattsmouth United Methodist Church