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Anson Boulware Howard

Anson Boulware Howard


A native of San Antonio, Texas, Anson joined Uhl Fitzsimons after three years practicing law as a judge advocate in the Marine Corps, where he litigated two felony trials, twenty-one misdemeanor trials, and thirty-nine administrative hearings.

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Professional Qualifications

Admitted to the Texas Bar in 2013

Legal Education: Texas Tech University School of Law, 2013

Marine Corps Officer Basic School, 2014

Undergraduate Education: Southern Methodist University, 2010

Representative Experience

  • Representation of mineral and surface owners in matters pertaining to Oil and Gas Leases, Surface Use Agreements, and Geophysical Survey Agreements throughout the Eagle Ford Shale and the Permian Basin.
  • Representation of property owners in Pipeline Right-of-Way Agreement negotiations, to include condemnation hearings, throughout West Texas, South Texas, Central Texas, and the Gulf Coast.
  • Representation of landowners before the Public Utilities Commission of Texas for electric transmission line routing hearings as well as subsequent condemnation and right-of-way agreement negotiations throughout Texas.
  • Representation of property owners in Saltwater Disposal Well Agreement.
  • Representation of surface owners in Water Use and Water Purchase and Sale Agreements.
  • Representation of landowners along rivers, streams, and lakes regarding public use and trespass.
  • Representation of property owners in mineral, royalty and surface conveyances.
  • Representation of landowners for soil carbon storage agreements throughout Texas.
  • Succession Planning – representation of families in the conversations and creation of the necessary vehicles to ensure a successful transfer of assets, continuation of family enterprises, and harmony. As the co-owner of ranches that have been passed down through 4 generations and having been involved in the creation of the instruments to ensure a successful transfer to the new generation without the partition of the property, I particularly enjoy working with families to achieve their desired outcome.
  • Partition – representation of undivided interest owners for the partition of real property.
  • Representation of landowners for carbon capture and underground storage agreements.
  • Representation of landowners for brine leases.

Professional Affiliations and Awards

  • State Bar of Texas (Oil, Gas, & Energy Resources Section)
  • Texas Wildlife Association Executive Committee
  • Texas Brigades Board of Directors
  • Texas Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association
  • 2016 Defense Counsel of the Year National Capital Region
  • 2017 Navy Marine Corps Commendation Medal