Episode 2 of our five-part series on oil & gas law in Texas takes a deeper dive into the process by which minerals are conveyed or reserved through deeds, assignments, wills, and other conveyance instruments. The episode will then shift to address some of the many issues that can arise between parties to those conveyance instruments and how best to deal with these issues at the front end or, if you have to, on the back end.
Clinton Butler is joined by our partner in the Karnes City office, Elizabeth Kopecki. Elizabeth is a native of South Texas, growing up near the small town of Poth. Elizabeth is a graduate of St. Mary’s Law School, where she was an academic superstar. Since joining Langley & Banack in 2013, Elizabeth has established herself as one of the preeminent authorities on deed interpretation law and has become the firm’s go to person on appellate issues relating to the construction and interpretation of legal documents, such as deeds or mineral assignments.