Deke Slayton Owens
Deke Owens was born in Birmingham, Alabama, but moved to Jacksonville, North Carolina, at a very young age. He graduated from Jacksonville High School and attended East Carolina University to obtain his undergraduate degree. Thereafter, he attended Cumberland School of Law of Samford University, where he obtained his Juris Doctorate.
Deke began his legal career in 1996 and joined the firm in July 1998. During his practice, he has litigated several complex criminal and civil cases. He has tried numerous bench and jury trials in both criminal and civil court. He has had the pleasure of representing individuals in a wide variety of practices here in the Onslow County area.
Deke is one of several attorneys throughout his extended family. He and his family moved back to Jacksonville after law school because of their love for the area and the community in general. When he is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family, going to the beach, playing golf, and attending local sporting events.