Matthew R. Owens

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  • Associate at Withers Bergman LLP (416 Attorneys)
  • 101 West Broadway, Suite 1000, San Diego, CA 92101
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Biography

Matt is an associate in the trust and estate litigation team.

Matt has prosecuted and defended a wide range of matters in probate court, including trust contests, elder abuse actions, accountings, contested conservatorships and claims involving breach of fiduciary duty.

Matt also handles appeals and was one of the attorneys of record in Funsten v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. (2016) 2 Cal.App.5th 959.

Matt is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. He is ranked on Legal Week’s Private Client Ones to Watch 2017 and 2018 lists and has been named a Super Lawyer Rising Star every year since 2013.

Dates

Joined
2015

Talks

‘Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law: 2018 Year in Review,’ San Diego County Bar Association - March 14, 2019

‘Wine Not? California’s New Decanting Act,’ First American Trust - February 4 and 6, 2019

‘Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law: 2017 Year in Review,’ San Diego County Bar Association - March 1, 2018

‘Incapacity & Undue Influence,’ PCT Associate Training - Estate Planning Series, December 14, 2017

Publications

‘Litigation Alert,’ California Trusts and Estates Quarterly, co-author

‘New Case Alerts,’ California Lawyers Association - Trusts and Estates Section, co-author

‘CEB - Chapter 29,’ Actions by and Against Personal Representative, update edito

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Elderly and vulnerable people
  • Beneficiaries and heirs
  • High-net-worth individuals
  • Trustees, executors and fiduciaries

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
203-850-7787  Phone
619 564 6136  Phone
619 923 8842  Fax
www.withersworldwide.com/people/matthew-r-owens
University Attended:
University of Mississippi, B.A., Honors College, cum laude
Law School Attended:
Santa Clara University, J.D.
Year of First Admission:
2011
Admission:
2011, California
Memberships:

Memberships

State Bar of California, Litigation Section

State Bar of California, Trusts and Estates Section

State Bar of California, The Executive Committee of the Trusts and Estates Section ( TEXCOM ) Subcommittee on Membership, Marketing, and Social Media

American Inns of Court, Louis M. Welsh Chapter

San Diego County Bar Association, Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law Section, Vice Chair of Executive Committee

Probate Attorneys of San Diego

ISLN:
922574085

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