252017Jan
Brown Recognized by Young Alumni Council

Brown Recognized by Young Alumni Council

Parks Brown will be recognized by the St. Mary’s University School of Law Young Alumni Council as one of its inaugural “10 Under 10” class at a luncheon on March 31, 2017.  Members of this elite group were selected because of their extraordinary commitment to St. Mary’s University School of Law, their communities and the…

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22016Nov
Fitzsimons Presents at TLMA Members Meeting

Fitzsimons Presents at TLMA Members Meeting

Joseph Fitzsimons presented on the topic of “Rights of the Surface Owner” at the Texas Land and Mineral Owners Association  Statewide Members Meeting in San Antonio on October 20, 2016.  To view the presentation, click here.

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212016Jul
Johnson Speaks at STCAR Luncheon

Johnson Speaks at STCAR Luncheon

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…

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242016Jun
Park Quoted in Express-News “Oil Field Water Spills” Article

Park Quoted in Express-News “Oil Field Water Spills” Article

Robert Park was quoted in an article written by Jennifer Hiller of the San Antonio Express-News titled “Oil field water spills a gray area for regulation” on June 10, 2016.  The article discusses a situation wherein a drilling company emptied the contents of a frac pond, and questionable fluids ran onto a neighboring rancher’s property,…

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192016Apr
Brown Welcomed to the Texas Bar College

Brown Welcomed to the Texas Bar College

F. Parks Brown is now a member of The Texas Bar College. The Texas Bar College is an honorary society of lawyers who are among the best trained attorneys in Texas. The College recognizes Texas lawyers who attend at least double the Continuing Legal Education (CLE) required by the State Bar of Texas. Members are…

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222016Mar
Burton Appointed by Governor Abbott to Nueces River Authority Board of Directors

Burton Appointed by Governor Abbott to Nueces River Authority Board of Directors

Partner J. Byron “Trace” Burton, III has been appointed to the Nueces River Authority Board of Directors by Governor Greg Abbott.  The Authority administers the control, employment, and conservation of the waters of the Nueces River Basin, forestation and reforestation, groundwater, storm water, floodwater, water quality control, solid waste, and parks and recreational facilities.  Trace’s…

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32016Mar
Fitzsimons Speaks at Texas Land Conservation Conference

Fitzsimons Speaks at Texas Land Conservation Conference

Joseph Fitzsimons spoke at the 20th Annual Texas Land Conservation Conference on March 3, 2016 on the topic of “Mineral Rights Issues and How to Negotiate Them in a Conservation Easement.” The conference was hosted by the Texas Land Trust Council (TLTC). The TLTC was formed in the late 1990s in partnership with the Texas…

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