Hamilton & Squibb is pleased to announce that Bryan Shores is now a partner of the firm. When he joined the firm in 2017, Bryan’s contributions were immediate and powerful. As those familiar with Bryan know, he is quick to earn the loyalty and trust of those who work with him – a testament to his expertise, work ethic, and client-first approach to legal service. We are excited about Bryan’s addition to the partnership and what the future holds for the firm.
Hamilton & Squibb is pleased to announce that Billy Weaver and Bryan Shores have each joined the firm as of counsel. Each brings a wealth of experience in a variety of oil-and-gas matters. Their addition broadens the firm’s title and transactional capabilities, and we are excited to have them aboard.
Rhodes W. Hamilton has been chosen as Course Director for the 3rd Annual Oil, Gas and Mineral Title Examination CLE Course, presented by the State Bar of Texas CLE. The Course is the largest CLE course dedicated solely to oil, gas and mineral title examination. As Course Director, Mr. Hamilton is responsible for selection of speakers, facilitating the course, and moderation of the speakers and panels during the course. The course will take place June 14th-15th at the Westin Memorial City in Houston, TX. For more information on the course please click here.
Rhodes W. Hamilton has been elected as a Council Member of the Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Section of the State Bar of Texas (“OGERL”). OGERL was established in 1938 and is the oldest section of the State Bar of Texas and has over 5,000 members. OGERL is dedicated to promoting excellence in the practice of oil and gas law by providing education, encouraging and facilitating practice in the area and promoting ethics and professionalism. As a Council Member Mr. Hamilton will serve a three-year term.
Hamilton & Squibb is pleased to announce that associate Nathan Myers passed the 2015 board-certification exam and is now board certified in Oil, Gas & Mineral Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Nathan’s accomplishment preserves a distinction our firm is proud of – namely, that all of the firm’s attorneys who are eligible for board certification are board certified.
Clif Squibb has joined the Adjunct Faculty at SMU Dedman School of Law for the fall semester. He will be teaching the course on Texas Land Titles jointly with Terry Cross.
An article entitled Stuck in Suspense: An Overview of Royalty Suspense Issues, written by Nathan A. Myers, an Associate at Hamilton & Squibb, LLP, was chosen for publication in the Winter 2015 Edition of the Section Report of the Oil, Gas & Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas. Mr. Myers’s article closely examines the Texas suspense statute, details when it can and cannot be properly utilized to place royalty interests in suspense, and discusses the statute’s application to the common practice of suspending interests due to unsubordinated liens. Click here to read the article.
On October 14, 2014, Rhodes W. Hamilton, a Partner at Hamilton & Squibb, LLP, presented to the DFW-Association (DALWORTH) of Division Order Analysts at their monthly meeting.