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Owen T. Kinney is an Attorney and Counselor at Law with a broad range of personal, business and legal experience which he applies in every client endeavor.

He received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Michigan Law School with a BBA in Economics/Accounting from Oklahoma State University.

After service in the United States Marine Corps, where he holds the rank of Major, he was a Division Director at the Texas Railroad Commission. In that position he managed a multi-million dollar budget with nearly l00 employees, including seven (7) lawyers and represented the Commission before the Legislature and Federal Agencies.

Upon entering the private practice of law, he represented such major companies as United Parcel Service and Consolidated Freightways in financial regulatory hearings at which substantial revenue dollars were at stake.

Owen is board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Administrative Law since 1989, and served as both Chairman of the State Bar of Texas Administrative Law Council as well as Course Director of the Advanced Administrative Law Continuing Legal Education Seminar.

Although he works with numerous small business owners concerning their accounting, legal and regulatory obligations, his practice today is focused on estate planning, business transactions and related comprehensive support to active clients. He has been a guest speaker for groups ranging from Charles Schwab investors to independent accountants. He has presented workshops on his teamwork approach before organizations such as the Estate Planning Council of Central Texas. Members of this group, including CPAs, CFPs, CLUs, Trust Officers and Attorneys examined ways to collaborate their expertise to more effectively serve the client.

On the personal side, Owen is a father and stepfather and is happily married to Daryl Howard, an internationally recognized artist.

His community endeavors include current service as Board President of the Austin Breast Cancer Resource Center