Trace Burton has been elected Chair Elect of the Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law ("OGERL") Section of the State Bar of Texas. OGERL was established in 1938 as the "Natural Resources Section" and is the oldest section of the State Bar of Texas. One of the largest and most active sections in the State Bar, OGERL has more than 3,000 members.
UFJBWR partner Trace Burton was elected Treasurer of the Oil, Gas and Energy Resources (“OGERL”) section of the State Bar of Texas for OGERL’s 2020-2021 term. Mr. Burton was elected during OGERL’s Annual Meeting on June, 26, 2020, at the Briar Club in Houston, Texas. OGERL was established in 1938 as the "Natural Resources Section" and is the oldest section of the State Bar of Texas. OGERL is one of the largest and most active in the State Bar, with more than 3,000 members. OGERL is dedicated to promoting excellence in the practice of oil, gas and energy resources law…
On Friday, February 28, 2020, Anson Howard spoke to the Texas Bankers Association Real Estate, Oil & Gas Conference on the topic of “Negotiating Easement Agreements”. The audience consisted of mineral managers, farm and ranch managers, and trust officers from banks all over Texas. The presentation focused on the best negotiation strategies to ensure that landowners receive the strongest easement terms and maximum compensation. For more information, please contact [email protected]
F. Parks Brown and Ryan M. Lammert passed the Texas Board of Legal Specialization (TBLS) exam and are now Board Certified in Oil, Gas and Mineral Law. They join the other seven Board Certified attorneys and one Board Certified paralegal at Uhl Fitzsimons and we are very proud of their great achievement. The TBLS was established in 1974 by the Supreme Court of Texas. TBLS certifies lawyers and paralegals that have substantial, relevant experience in select areas of law, completed continuing legal education hours in the specialty area, and passed a rigorous exam. Consumers and organizations get the highest quality…
Parks Brown and Dana Deaton will present at the 45th Annual Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Conference sponsored by the University of Texas School of Law in Houston, Texas on March 29, 2019. Parks and Dana will present an “Update of Surface Use Agreement and Disputes”. For more information or to register to attend, visit www.utcle.org.
Joseph Fitzsimons and Parks Brown were recently published in Volume 54, No. 2 of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Journal on the topic of “Surface Use Negotiations from the Landowner’s Perspective”. The paper will be republished in an upcoming issue of the Section Report of the Oil, Gas & Energy Law Section of the State Bar of Texas. For more information about the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, click here
On June 23, 2017, Trace Burton was elected by The Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas (“OGERL”) to serve a three-year term on the Council, the governing board for OGERL. Established in 1938 as the “Natural Resources Section,” OGERL is the oldest section of the State Bar of Texas, and is one of the largest and most active in the State Bar of Texas, with more than 5,000 members. OGERL is dedicated to promoting excellence in the practice of oil, gas and energy resources law by (1) monitoring legal developments, (2) providing education,…
Ezra Johnson spoke at the South Texas Commercial Association of Realtors on July 11, 2016 on the topic of “Surface and Mineral Rights in Texas”. His presentation included a discussion of surface impacts of oil and gas development, rights of ingress and egress, reasonable use of the surface, and how buyers can protect their surface rights.
Ezra Johnson and Robert Park have published a paper titled, “Bradshaw, Bradshaw, and Bradshaw: The Executive’s Duty to the Non-Executive and What it Means to Avoid Self-Dealing” that appears in the Spring 2015 Oil, Gas & Energy Resources Law Section Report. The paper provides practical advice to attorneys related to the executive’s duty to the non-executive interest owner.
Ezra Johnson presented on "Executive Rights - Where Are We Now?" at the 32nd Annual Advanced Oil, Gas & Energy Resources Law Course on October 3, 2014 at the Westin Galleria Hotel in Houston, Texas, sponsored by the State Bar of Texas.