W.J. Lee Owen (“Lee”) is a civil defense trial attorney who practices in the areas of automobile and motorized vehicles, insurance coverage and premises liability matters.

Lee is a St. Johns County native . He is a Menorcan of the Ponce family that came to St. Johns County in 1777. Lee graduated with honors from the University of Mississippi School of Law (“Ole Miss Law”) in 2018. At Ole Miss Law, Lee distinguished himself as member of the Trial Advocacy Board by becoming a finalist in the Steen Dalehite & Pace Trial advocacy Board Fall Competition and winning the American Board of Trial Advocates Federal Trial Practice Competition. While at Ole Miss Law, Lee served in the Criminal Appeals Clinic where he argued a capital murder appeal before the Mississippi Court of Appeals.

Lee started his legal career as an assistant state attorney in 2018. During his time as a prosecutor, he gained valuable trial experience in both county and circuit court. He served in St. Johns County, where he tried felony and misdemeanor cases. While he was a prosecutor, he served as the vice-president of the St. Johns County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division.

Lee became a civil litigator in 2020. Prior to joining Kubicki Draper, he worked for a well-known boutique litigation firm in Jacksonville representing State Farm and their insured drivers in auto accidents and premises liability cases. He gained civil trial experience and worked on many auto accident cases, honing his skills in depositions and mediation.  

During his free time, he enjoys giving back to the community, fishing, hunting, and spending time with his girlfriend and their golden retriever, Archie. Lee is a member of the Hastings Masonic Lodge #183, a member of the Florida Defense Lawyers Association, and a board member of the Menorcan Cultural Society of St. Augustine. 

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  • University of Mississippi (J.D., 2018)
    cum laude
  • University of Florida (B.A., 2012)
    cum laude


  • State of Florida, 2018

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Florida Bar Association
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association

Special Awards and Recognitions

  • St. Johns County, Top 25 Under 40 Young Professionals (2021)

Fraternities / Sororities

  • Free and Accepted Masons, Hastings Masonic Lodge #183
  • Kappa Alpha

Pro Bono Activities

  • Menorcan Cultural Society of St. Augustine, Board member
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Miami Office

9100 South Dadeland Blvd., Suite 1800
Miami, FL 33156

T: 305.374.1212 F: 305.374.7846

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Key West

Key West Office

402 Applerouth Lane, Suite 2C
Key West, FL 33040

T: 305.509.7300 F: 305.374.7846

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Ft. Lauderdale

Ft. Lauderdale Office

110 East Broward Blvd., Suite 1400
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

T: 954.768.0011 F: 954.768.0514

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West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach Office

1700 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., Suite 800
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

T: 561.640.0303 F: 561.640.0524

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Tampa Office

400 North Ashley Drive, Suite 1200
Tampa, FL 33602

T: 813.204.9776 F: 813.204.9660

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Orlando Office

201 South Orange Avenue, Suite 475
Orlando, FL 32801

T: 407.245.3630 F: 407.245.7685

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Ocala Office

1396 NE 20th Avenue, #500
Ocala, FL 34470

T: 352.622.4222 F: 352.622.9122

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Jacksonville Office

76 South Laura Street, Suite 1400
Jacksonville, FL 32202

T: 904.396.0062 F: 904.396.0380

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Baker | Bradford | Clay | Columbia | Duval | Flagler | Hamilton | Nassau | Saint Johns | Union

Pensacola Office

125 West Romana Street, Suite 550
Pensacola, FL 32502

T: 850.434.0003 F: 850.434.0223

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Escambia | Holmes | Okaloosa | Santa Rosa | Walton


Tallahassee Office

1705 Metropolitan Boulevard, Suite 202
Tallahassee, FL 32308

T: 850.222.5188 F: 850.222.5108

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Bay | Calhoun | Franklin | Gadsden | Gulf | Jackson | Jefferson | Leon | Liberty | Wakulla | Washington | Madison | Lafayette | Taylor 

Ft. Myers

Ft. Myers Office

13350 Metro Parkway, Suite 401
Fort Myers, FL 33966

T: 239.334.8403 F: 239.939.0700

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Charlotte | Collier | DeSoto | Glades | Hardee | Hendry | Lee


Mobile Office

11 North Water Street, Suite 10290
Mobile, AL 36602

T: 251.308.3351 F: 251.287.1624

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Baldwin | Washington | Clarke | Escambia | Covington | Geneva | Houston | Henry |  Dale | Coffee | Barbour | Pike |Crenshaw | Butler  | Monroe | Clarke | Choctaw | Wilcox | Bullock | Russell

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In 1963, Gene Kubicki founded the firm based on dedication to excellence. The same high standards have been maintained for over five decades -- years which have seen the firm’s ranks swell to over 200 attorneys.


Our team knows return clients are the life blood of any law firm and this is why we ensure client satisfaction by an exacting attention to service and quality.  Client service coupled with a spectacular work ethic, makes our team hard to beat.

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Kubicki Draper is committed to fostering an environment of equal opportunity for success and believes diversity is not only a moral imperative, but is also sound business practice.

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In response to the growing needs of its clients, the firm began expanding in the early 1980's and today is a diverse full-service law firm providing trial, appellate, coverage, commercial and real estate transaction services.

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Kubicki Draper enjoys a national reputation for expertise in the handling of complex, high stakes litigation matters, as well as, appellate, general commercial and real estate practice.

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With a dozen offices throughout the State of Florida and other key points in the southern parts of Georgia, Alabama, and Mississipi, our firm is familiar to every venue statewide and will never get home-teamed.

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