- Professional Liability
- Business Litigation
- Real Estate Litigation
- Construction Litigation
- Insurance Defense
State University of New York at Stony Brook, B.A., 1987
Southwestern University, J.D., 1990
1990, California; 1991, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit and U.S. District Court, Central District of California; 1992, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
State Bar of California.
Santa Barbara, California, August 24, 1961
David B. Owen has been a member of Nemecek & Cole since December 1995. Dave has substantial trial and arbitration experience in both State and Federal Courts and has handled multiple appeals. Dave was selected to the California Super Lawyers list in 2013, 2014 & 2015. Author: "The Merchant's Privilege: A Common Sense Approach to Avoiding Civil Liability When Arresting Suspected Shoplifters," Security Management, November 1995. Co-Author: "Liability of Security Guards for Criminal Acts Committed by Third Parties," Security Management, September 1994; "Recovery of Emotional Distress Damages in Attorney Malpractice Cases: Drawing the Bright Line," Verdict, Second Quarter, 1995; "Recent Decisions Limit Declaratory Relief Actions in Federal Courts," with Jonathan B. Cole, Los Angeles Lawyer, December 1996; "Three's a Crowd: An Attorney's Duty of Care to Third Parties," California Law Business, September 1999; "Tricky Trail: The Termination of Representation Involves Intricate Ethical Issues," California Law Business, September 2000; "Slamming The Door on Malpractice Claims in Criminal Matters," Los Angeles Lawyer Vol. 24, No. 11, February 2002.
(Certified Specialist, Legal Malpractice Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization)
Nicolopulos v. Superior Court, 106 Cal. App. 4th 304, 130 Cal.Rptr.2d 626 (2003).
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