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Leon J. Owens, JD

Managing Director

Pasadena and Westside

Leon J. Owens, JD

Managing Director

Pasadena and Westside


Leon J. Owens, trusted Advisor, is a Managing Director of Janas. His extensive experience includes a wide variety of business and real estate advice to support his clients. He is an acknowledged real estate expert with extensive experience in development, project & construction management, sales & marketing, and real estate banking & finance.

His consulting and professional solutions, combined with strategies to solve business challenges, are a result of Leon’s personalized, senior-level attention. When individuals, companies, real property developers, partnerships, lenders, or borrowers need an Advisor with a history of successful experience, Leon is the person they contact.

Leon is your company’s Trusted Advisor when you need a decision-maker or a skilled negotiator. He can facilitate confidential communications that impact your business. His consulting emphasizes operations, lender-borrower relations, turnaround/interim management, liquidating agent, asset management, and resolution of commercial issues.

In addition to consulting, Leon acts as a State Court-appointed receiver, an Interim Trustee, Provisional Director, Interim CEO, Liquidating Agent, and an advisor in dealings of Crisis Management and Special Assets. His expertise includes advising in Crisis Management, Special Assets, and Assignments for the Benefit of Creditors.

“When Leon is asked ‘What do you do?’, the answer is simply: ‘I solve problems for those who have them,’ which is why I often say that  ‘I go where lawyers should not go and where accountants do not want to go!’”

Leon’s clients have controlled a diversity of assets: full service athletic club, office buildings on ground leases, retail strip centers, mini-warehouses, raw and partially improved land, apartments, and condominiums.

If you have a matter relating to real estate and you need a Trusted Advisor to guide you through the complex or simple challenges, contact me soon.​

Education & Certifications

Loyola School of Law, Los Angeles, J.D.

UCLA Anderson School of Management, Price Center for Entrepreneurial Studies

University of California Santa Barbara, B.A.       

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum

Institute of Management Consultants

Los Angeles County Bar Association Provisional & Post Judgment Remedies Section

California Receiver’s Forum        

California Department of Real Estate, Licensee

California Mortgage Association (CMA)            

Special Assets Management Association (SAMA)