Joshua L. Swain

  • State Bar of Texas, 2008.
  • Law Clerk to Mark Hatten, Partner at Shannon, Gracey, Ratliff & Miller, LLP (2007).
  • Landman at Maverick Land Services, Inc. (2008 – 2009).
  • Associate at Flowers * Davis, PLLC (2009 – 2012).
  • Board Certified - Oil, Gas & Mineral Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Education

  • Doctor of Jurisprudence, Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, 2007
  • Masters of Business Administration, Letourneau University, 2013
  • Bachelor of Science, Psychology, Letourneau University,2005

Representative Experience

  • Counsels energy clients on a variety of day-to-day issues relating to leasing, drilling, production and operation of their oil and gas properties.
  • Represents exploration and production companies in the acquisition and divestiture of producing assets and undeveloped acreage.
  • Represents clients in the negotiation and preparation of a vast array of mineral development documents, including purchase & sale agreements, leases, assignments, title curative documents, farmouts, joint operating agreements, participation agreements and surface use agreements.
  • Prepares drilling, supplemental, leasehold, acquisition and division order title opinions covering acreage throughout Texas.
  • Advises operators and non-operators on their right, duties and obligations under joint operating agreements and joint development agreements.
  • Conducts due diligence on behalf of clients acquiring both producing and non-producing acreage.

Professional Activities, Memberships & Affiliations

  • Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section and Business Law Section of the State Bar of Texas.
  • Adjunct Professor, Letourneau University, American Constitutional Law (2012 – Present)
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Gregg County Bar Association
  • American Association of Petroleum Landmen
  • East Texas Association of Petroleum Landmen
Joshua L. Swain
Joshua L. Swain
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