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Mike is recognized as a Top Lawyer by Delaware Today magazine in the areas of Personal Injury and  Workers' Compensation.

Michael G. Owen



Mike Owen is a Partner in Morris James’ Personal Injury Group. His practice focuses on all areas of personal injury and workers’ compensation. Mike has experience handling matters through all stages of litigation, including trial before Delaware state courts and hearings before the Delaware Industrial Accident Board. In addition to litigating personal injury matters, Mike has served as an Alternative Dispute Resolution arbitrator.

Mike graduated from Western Michigan University Law School where he was Managing Editor of the School’s Journal of Practical and Clinical Law. While in law school, Mike was recognized as a member of the school’s Moot Court Team, which competed nationally. Mike received his BA from Pennsylvania State University.  

Prior to joining Morris James, Mike worked for Congressman Michael N. Castle (R-DE) as Deputy Campaign Manager (2004) and later as a constituent advocate before attending law school. While in law school, Mike clerked for the State of Delaware Attorney General’s Office handling criminal matters. Following law school, he worked for an insurance defense law firm, defending personal injury and workers’ compensation claims in both Delaware and New Jersey on behalf of a national insurance company. Working for insurance companies has provided Mike valuable insight when helping injured individuals.

Professional Affiliations

Randy J. Holland Delaware Workers’ Compensation American Inn of Court, Vice-President; Treasurer (2016 – 2018)
Delaware Trial Lawyers Association, Treasurer (2014 – 2018)
Delaware Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Directors (2013 – present)
Delaware State Bar Association, Member (2010 – present)
American Bar Association, Member (2010 – present)
American Association for Justice, Member (2010 – present)




Boys & Girls Clubs, Greater Wilmington, President

  • Board Member (2016 – present)
  • Mentor (2012-2018)
  • Youth of the Year Presiding Judge (2016)
  • Unit Board Task Force (2016)
  • Youth of the Year Judge (2015)

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Delaware, Mentor (2012 – 2017)
Ducks Unlimited - New Castle County, Committee Member (2013 – present)
Delaware Board of Canvassing (2012, 2014, 2016)



Best Lawyers, 2021
Delaware Today Top Lawyers, 2019 (Personal Injury), 2018 (Workers Compensation for Employee)

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State of Delaware, Department of Justice, Criminal Division, 2007


Delaware, 2010
Pennsylvania, 2009
New Jersey, 2009


Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, JD, 2008

The Pennsylvania State University, BA Political Science, Minor Business Law, 2004

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