Jill Casson Owen

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  • Partner at Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (433 Attorneys)
  • One South Church Avenue, Suite 1500, Tucson, AZ 85701
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Jill Casson Owen has a diverse real estate, general corporate law and business transactional practice, providing advice to public and private entities and individuals. She also advises clients on a variety of federal, state and local regulatory compliance matters.

Jill's real estate experience includes purchase and sale of real property, both commercial and residential, lease transactions for both lessors and lessees in commercial, retail and industrial properties, and transactions relating to the development of real property, condominium conversions, plat approvals, subdivision public report applications, drafting CCRs and other related documents; fraternity and sorority student housing and REITs.

Jill has served as both outside general counsel and in-house counsel to airports. She has created, developed and administered appropriate policies and procedures; assured compliance with all federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations as well as airport procedures in the operation and management of daily activities; and represented airports in local, state, regional and national meetings and conferences regarding aviation issues. Jill has worked on airline use agreements, rental car, food and beverage, parking and other concession agreements, fueling-related agreements and real-estate related instruments including option agreements, easement agreements, development agreements, leases, subleases, lease assignments, licenses, and property management contracts. Her experience includes planning, management, supervision and coordination of the overall affairs and operations of a variety of contracting-related services, including purchasing, procurement, contracts, warehousing, records management, office services and ground transportation.

Representative Presentations and Publications

• The Pharmacist’s Duty to Warn: Lasley v. Shrake’s Country Club Pharmacy, 37 Arizona Law Review 677 (1995)

Community Involvement

•Northwest YMCA, Board of Managers, Chair
•Chi Omega Fraternity, Zeta Beta Chapter, Board of Directors, President

Other Professional Experience

•Casson Owen Law PLLC, Principal
•Tucson Airport Authority, Vice President Legal and Contracting Services/Associate General Counsel
•Snell & Wilmer, Partner
•Walgreens, Pharmacist

Related News & Events

Dec 26
New Partners and Counsel Elected for the Class of 2019 Announced by Snell & Wilmer

Feb 01
Northwest YMCA Board of Managers Welcomes Tucson Attorney Jill Casson Owen as Chair

Apr 17
Jill Casson Owen Assumes Role as President of Chi Omega House Corporation, Zeta Beta Chapter

Nov 06
Volunteer Lawyers Program Awards Jill Casson Owen as Outstanding Pro Bono Attorney of the Month

Jun 30
Snell & Wilmer Tucson Attorney Jill Casson Owen Elected Vice Chair for the Northwest YMCA Board of Managers

Mar 25
Northwest YMCA Board Appoints Snell & Wilmer Tucson Attorney Jill Casson Owen as Finance Committee Chair

Feb 20
Snell & Wilmer Appoints New Chairpersons to the Tucson Office Community Involvement Committee

May 29
Snell & Wilmer's Tucson Office Welcomes Jill Casson Owen

Related Publications

Jun 10
Under Construction - June 2015

Jun 27
Legal Alert - Arizona Soon to Recognize For-Profit, Positive Impact Corporations Known As Benefit Corporations

Jun 03
Under Construction - Legal Fees and Costs Recovery and Dispute Resolution Clauses

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Aviation and FAA Regulatory
  • Corporate and Securities
  • Emerging Business
  • Real Estate
  • Zoning and Land Use

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
520.882.1242  Phone
University Attended:
University of Arizona, College of Pharmacy, B.S., Pharmacy, 1989
Law School Attended:
University of Arizona College of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, Order of the Coif, Note Editor, Arizona Law Review, 1996
Year of First Admission:
Supreme Court of Kansas; United States District Court, District of Arizona; Supreme Court of Arizona; Arizona; Kansas

Professional Memberships and Activities

•Pima County Superior Court, Judge Pro Tem (2012-2018)
•State Bar of Arizona
•Fee Arbitration Committee (2012-2018)
•Real Property Section, Executive Council (2001-2004)
•Pima County Bar Association
•Volunteer Lawyers Program

Birth Information:
Topeka, Kansas, August 9, 1965
Reported Cases:
Representative Experience: Acquisition and Development: Represent developers of student housing, shopping centers, and residential, condominium and mixed-use commercial properties; Disposition: Represent sellers in a variety of real estate transactions, including commercial, condominium development and residential properties; Leasing: Represent clients in complex leasing transactions, including those involving franchise operations. Represent national retail tenants. Represent fraternities and sororities in connection with on-campus and off-campus housing facilities; Condominiums: Represent developers in acquiring, developing and operating residential and mixed-use condominiums, including advising on various aspects of the Arizona Condominium Act; REITs: Represent REITs (Real Estate Investment Trusts) in acquisition and development transactions

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