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Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • Litigation
  • Premises Liability

Admissions

  • Nevada

Jonathan B. Owens
Partner
Phone: 702.363.5100
Office: Las Vegas

Mr. Jonathan (Jon) Owens has lived in Nevada since 1999 and represents clients in premise liability, transportation law, products liability and insurance coverage matters. His practice includes defending catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases, defending the manufacturers of various products including building products and automotive products, litigating cargo claims and providing coverage analysis for several lines of insurance coverage.

Following service in the United States Marine Corps, Mr. Owens obtained a Bachelors of Science, cum laude, from Utah State University, and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Utah College of Law where he was active in both Law Review and Moot Court. He is licensed to practice in all courts in the State of Nevada, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Mr. Owens is a member of the State Bar of Nevada, the Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA) and the Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada (ADC). He has spoken on numerous occasions on trucking and transportation law issues, and contributed to ABA, DRI and ALFA International publications on transportation, punitive damages and products liability issues. In his spare time, Jon enjoys training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and spending time with his French Bulldogs.

  • University of Utah, J.D.
  • Utah State University, B.S., cum laude 
  • State Bar of Nevada
  • Transportation Lawyers Association (TLA)
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA)
  • Served in the United States Marine Corps
Representative Experience
Publications and Speaking Engagements
  • “Settling a Minor’s Claim: A State by State Summary” (Contributor), American Bar Association, 2010
  • “Transportation Update” (Contributor), ALFA International, 2012
  • “2010 ALFA 50-State Transportation Compendium” (Contributor), ALFA International, 2010
  • “Punitive Damages in Commercial Transportation: A State by State Summary” (Contributor), American Bar Association, 2007
Community Involvement
  • Staff Member: Utah Law Review
Professional Experience
  • Partner, Alverson Taylor & Sanders (2005-2022)
  • Associate, Alverson Taylor & Sanders (1999-2005)
Community