"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly." –Martin Luther King, Jr.
Victor is dedicated to providing helpful service to his clients and community. Victor attended the University of Viterbo, in La Crosse WI where he studied psychology and criminal justice. During this time, Victor worked with the Community Action Program as a relationship specialist working with disadvantaged youths with behavior disorders and social concerns. He then worked with ABLE, an organization which provides assistance and care to the physically and mentally disabled.
Later, Victor attended the University Of Denver Sturm College Of Law. During this time he worked as an intern with an animal abuse investigations unit. He next worked as a law clerk, maintaining records, and assisting with postconviction and appellate cases; he also acted as a personal representative for claimants appealing the denial of their social security disability benefits in administrative proceedings.
Victor has dedicated his life to helping others, and battling on behalf of those who cannot advocate for themselves. He has represented many clients in postconviction, and appellate proceedings. He has obtained positive results in postconviction cases within the district court, and on appeal; he has also obtained successful results for his clients in social security disability appeals. He seeks to improve the lives of his clients, and he relentlessly pursues a positive outcome. He is a member of the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar and a member of the NORML legal committee.
Victor Owens provides representation in state Court appeals. He represents defendants in direct appeals of felony convictions including homicide, sexual assault, crimes of violence, possession and distribution of controlled substances, habitual sentences, and aggravated sentences.
Victor also represents clients pursuing an appeal of the denial of a postconviction motions brought pursuant to Crim. P Rule 35(c).
CRIM. P. 35(C) LITIGATION
The Law Office of Victor T. Owens provides assistance to people convicted of crimes who are pursuing a Motion for Postconviction Relief Pursuant to Crim. P. Rule 35(c). Under Section 18-1-410, C.R.S. and Rule 35(c) of the Colorado Rules of Criminal Procedure, every person convicted of a crime is entitled as a matter of right to submit an application for postconviction review.
A petitioner may collaterally attack a conviction for a number of different reasons. Some convictions may be invalid because they were obtained in violation of the Colorado, or United States Constitutions, and or the result of ineffective assistance of counsel. Victor provides help to petitioner’s who wish to collaterally attack an unconstitutional conviction or sentence, or to defendants who may wish to pursue a claim of ineffective assistance of counsel. Victor represents those who have been convicted of a crime, and are now seeking a reduction of sentence, a withdrawal of a guilty plea, or a new trial. Victor works diligently to obtain positive results on behalf of his clients, and has had success in postconviction cases at the district court, and on the appellate level.