When a client has a compelling story, there’s nothing better than telling it. Facts win cases. 

Overview

Owen’s practice focuses on trust and estate litigation. Before joining Farr Law Group, Owen spent two years as a commercial litigator at a national law firm, Holland & Knight, and five years with a Seattle firm, Graham & Dunn (now Miller Nash Graham & Dunn), where his practice focused on representing financial institutions. From 2008 through 2016 Owen’s peers voted him a “Rising Star” in Washington Law & Politics and SuperLawyers® magazines and a Washington SuperLawyer® every year since 2019. Owen is a Fellow with the Litigation Counsel of America and with the American Bar Foundation.

Education

J.D., - University of Oregon School of Law (2003)
M.A., Economics – University of Washington (2000)
B.A., Economics – University of Washington (1998)

Presentations & Publications

  • Maintaining an Ethical Practice (part of "Probate in Seven Stemps") National Business Institute (May 2022)
  • TEDRA Agreements, 17th Annual Probate Administration, King County Bar Association (2021)
  • TEDRA Agreements, 16th Annual Probate Administration, King County Bar Association (2020) 
  • TEDRA Agreements, 15th Annual Probate Administration,King County Bar Association (2019)
  • Legal Ethics in Administration (Probate Boot Camp), National Business Institute (2019)
  • TEDRA Agreements, 14th Annual Probate Administration, King County Bar Association (2018)
  • Legal Ethics in Estate Administration, National Business Institute (2018)
  • Inter-Vivos Transfers in Estate Planning, National Business Institute (2018)
  • Maintaining an Ethical Balance, National Business Institute (2017)
  • Litigating the Case in Court, National Business Institute (2017)
  • Sarbanes-Oxley Expands the Scope of Debts that are Non-dischargeable in Chapter 7, but not Chapter 13, 122 Banking L.J. 406 (2005)

Recognitions

Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
Fellow, American Bar Foundation
Washington Super Lawyer® 2019, 2020, 2021, and 20222
Rising Star 2011 through 2016 — Washington Super Lawyers®
Rising Star 2008 through 2010 — Washington Law & Politics Magazine

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Q & A

If you weren’t a lawyer what career do you see yourself in?

Computer programming or journalism. I like problem solving and coding is problem solving distilled. Or journalism because we need more truth tellers.

What could you give a 30-minute presentation on with absolutely no preparation?

How to defend a will contest!

What is your favorite thing to do when you’re not working?

Skiing at Crystal Mountain!

News & Events

Owen Gabrielson 2022 Washington Super Lawyer

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