The highly-skilled and dedicated team of attorneys that form Timmons, Owen, Jansen & Tichy Inc. bring to bear over a century of combined experience. They ensure a comprehensive knowledge of California and federal laws combined with thorough preparation, dedication & trial experience. The areas of personal injury and workers’ compensation requires a high level of compassion paired with effective service. We pride ourselves on dedicating our full talents to each and every client.
William J. Owen specializes in representing injured individuals in personal injury cases of all types. He previously practiced criminal defense for over 25 years. Mr. Owen is a member of the California State Bar, the Sacramento County Bar Association, and the Consumer Attorneys of California. In 1995, he received the President’s Award for service to the Sacramento County Bar.
Since receiving his Juris Doctorate in 1978, attorney Michael W. Jansen has been practicing law in the Northern California area, from Bakersfield to Redding. After serving as a deputy public defender and deputy district attorney, he has focused on representing victims of personal injury and business litigation.
Prior to joining Timmons, Owen, Jansen & Tichy Inc., Daniel Tichy practiced insurance defense, workers’ compensation subrogation, and litigation in both state and federal courts. His trial experience also included prosecuting misdemeanors for the Oregon District Attorney’s Office. He was named as a “Rising Star” in Northern California Super Lawyers magazine in 2012 & 2013. His work with the firm focuses on workers’ compensation.
Prior to joining Timmons, Owen, Jansen & Tichy, Inc., Dudley Phenix co-owned the firm of Naekel & Phenix, LLP, where he and his partner managed several hundred workers’ compensation and PERS disability retirement cases. In 2007, Mr. Phenix became a Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board judge and acted in that capacity until joining our firm in November 2019. He was recognized as the California State Bar Workers’ Compensation judge of the year in 2017 and in the Sacramento Magazine as one of Sacramento’s best lawyers in 2006.
We’d like to acknowledge the memory of our respected colleague, John P. Timmons, who passed away suddenly in August 2019. Timmons practiced workers’ compensation law for over 34 years, and he also served as Judge Pro Tem for the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board of the State of California. He will be greatly missed.
Allan J. Owen
Allan J. Owen was the managing partner of the firm from 1996-2013 and remained an Attorney of counsel until he fully retired in 2016. Throughout his career, Mr. Owen represented victims of personal injury and insurance litigation. Mr. Owen was involved in 11 cases resulting in published Appellate decisions, including the case that tested the constitutionality of the Medical Malpractice Reform Act of 1976. He represented more than 1000 injured consumers in cases ranging from simple auto accidents to complex nationwide litigation involving the Swine Flu vaccinations and the 1978 PSA airplane crash.