Owen T. Weaver practices in the areas of civil litigation, appellate practice, real property tax appeals, land use and municipal law. Owen represents individuals, businesses and public entities in complex civil litigation before administrative tribunals, trial courts and appellate courts. Owen also represents both taxpayers and municipalities in tax appeals and has handled hundreds of tax appeals in both Connecticut and New Jersey. Owen began his career clerking for the Honorable Vito L. Bianco of the Tax Court of New Jersey.

Since 2013, Owen has been recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers. In 2024, Owen became a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, which is an invitation-only trial lawyer honorary society.

Owen is also active in community and civic service. Owen currently serves on the Executive Board of Directors for the Connecticut Association of Municipal Attorneys and is a member of the ad hoc group tasked by the Rules Committee of the Connecticut Superior Court to draft standard interrogatories for real property tax appeals in Connecticut. Owen also serves as a coach and on the Board of Directors for Amity Youth Lacrosse, Inc. Owen is also the attorney for the non-profit Amity High School Athletic Booster Club. Prior to joining Marino, Zabel & Schellenberg, PLLC and moving back to his native Orange, Connecticut, Owen served as the Vice Chairman for Montville Township (NJ) Historic Preservation Review Commission and as an Alternate Voting Member on Montville’s Zoning Board of Adjustment.


  • Super Lawyers Magazine, Rising Star 2013-2021 (NJ) and 2022-2023 (CT)
  • NJ Interscholastic Lacrosse League, Klank Division 2013 Assistant Coach of the Year
  • Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America


  • The Hidden Traps in Gale & Kitson, LLC v. Township of Fredon, 89 N.J Municipalities 8 (Nov. 2012)
  • Comment: Everything You Will Ever Want to Know About Puffery and How the Second Circuit Wrongly Applied it in Time Warner Cable, Inc. v. DIRECTV, Inc., 43 New Eng. L. Rev. 357 (2008-2009)
  • Note: A Missed Opportunity to Bolster Consumer Protection in Massachusetts: How Massachusetts Residents Are Still Without a Private Right of Action After the TJX Security Breach, 43 New Eng. L. Rev. 677 (2008-2009)

Community Service

  • Connecticut Association of Municipal Attorneys, Executive Board Member (2023-2024 term)
  • Amity Youth Lacrosse, Inc., Vice-President, Board of Directors, 2023-Present
  • Orange Little League, Coach 2022-2023
  • Montville Township, NJ, Zoning Board of Adjustment, Alternate Voting Member 2020-2021
  • Montville Township, NJ, Historic Preservation Review Commission, Past Vice Chairman and Member, 2018-2021
  • Denville Township/Rockaway Township, NJ, Boys Youth Lacrosse, Board of Directors, Past Boys Director/Vice President and Member and 8th Grade Team Head Coach, 2015-2017
  • Morris Knolls High School, Denville, NJ, Boys Varsity Lacrosse, Assistant Coach, 2013-2015
  • Morris Hills High School, Rockaway, NJ, Boys Varsity Lacrosse, Assistant Coach, 2010-2013