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.
Trace Burton is the new Secretary of the OGERL Section of the State Bar of Texas.
Trace Burton has been nominated and accepted as a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. Members of the Texas Bar Foundation are an elite group referred to as Fellows. New Fellows are selected from the top 1/3 of 1% of the membership of the State Bar of Texas. Selection is based on an outstanding record in the legal profession, as well as a proven commitment to support the community at large. Being nominated as a Fellow means you are on your way to becoming part of an exclusive membership consisting of the top lawyers across the state.
Trace Burton made a presentation to the Texas and the Southwestern Cattle Raisers’ Association’s 2013 Annual Convention in Fort Worth, Texas on March 24, 2013 on the topic of “Surface Use Issues – Supreme Court of Texas and Texas Legislature Update for 2013." View PDF