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Owen M. Praskievicz

Owen M. Praskievicz
Attorney

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Owen Praskievicz is a trial and appellate attorney in the firm’s litigation practice group. Owen specializes in complex civil cases involving commercial contracts, intellectual property, and other business torts. His expertise includes defending individual and class action consumer claims, as well as protecting trademarks, trade secrets, and copyrights. Owen also has considerable experience defending civil rights §1983 actions and pursuing Cal/OSHA appeals. The breadth of Owen’s experience allows him to lead clients through the complexities of litigation in both state and federal court while adapting his approach to a client’s specific needs. Owen received his undergraduate degree in journalism and economics from the University of Maryland and his law degree from the University of San Diego, where he was a member of the Editorial Board of the San Diego Law Review and an associate member of the Appellate Moot Court Board. During law school, Owen externed for the Hon. Mitchell D. Dembin of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

  • Won appeal of a U.S. District Court order compelling international arbitration in the published case Casa del Caffe Vergnano v. ItalFlavors, LLC, 816 F.3d 1208 (9th Cir. 2016)
  • First-chaired a jury trial enforcing a breach of oral contract
  • Second-chaired a jury trial victory enforcing breach of contract against local jeweler
  • Second-chaired a jury trial personal injury lawsuit in San Bernardino County
  • First-chaired a Cal/OSHA appeals hearing for local commercial construction company
  • First-chaired an arbitration victory invalidating a testamentary document
  • J.D., University of San Diego School of Law, 2013, Concentration in Business & Corporate Law, San Diego Law Review, Appellate Moot Court
  • B.A., University of Maryland, College Park, 2007, Journalism and Economics
  • Admitted in the Southern and Central Districts of California, the Eastern District of Wisconsin, and the Ninth Circuit
  • Member, California State Bar
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, San Diego County Bar Association