Skip to main content
John Vincent Ware

John Vincent Ware

also known as Vince Ware

Practice areas:

Oil & Gas, Litigation, Contracts & Agreements, Debt Collection, Real Estate

About Me

Vince, a seventh generation East Texan, was born and raised in Elysian Fields, Texas.
After graduating from Elysian Fields High School, Vince moved to
Shreveport, Louisiana to attend Centenary College where he studied Geology. Vince went on to obtain his law degree from Southern
Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.


Vince focuses largely on oil and gas matters
for the firm. Specifically, he handles all types of mineral lease
issues, performs title work, negotiates with operators and pipeline
companies, and handles litigation arising in these areas.


Vince enjoys spending time with his wife, Jennifer, and his hobbies include fishing, following UT athletics, and politics.


Photos and Videos

1774227 1291938046

1774227 1291938064

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2008

  1. Oil & Gas: 50%
    8 years
  2. Litigation: 20%
    8 years
  3. Real Estate: 10%
    8 years
  4. Debt Collection: 10%
    8 years
  5. Contracts & Agreements: 10%
    8 years



Hourly ($175-225/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Jerrod Lee Allen

    Vince is a smart oil and gas lawyer. He does a good job of listening to a client's needs and providing sound advice.


    Jerrod Allen Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Supervised lawyer

  • William Brent Bryson

    Vince is a true advocate for his clients. He has an excellent grasp of oil and gas law, and is great at explaining complex issues in terms that anyone can understand. He is loyal and reliable.


    William Bryson Business Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

211 N. Center St.
Longview, TX, 75601


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200805/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2012
Texas Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Alumni of the YearKappa Sigma Fraternity, Epsilon Chapter2009

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Senior AssociateWest Allen Law, P.C.2014 - Present
AssociateWest Allen Law, P.C.2009 - 2014
AssociateJason West & Associates2008 - 2009
Vice PresidentFurrh Properties, LLC2008 - Present
AssociateShore West Freeman, P.C.2007 - 2008

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Gregg County Historical MuseumBoard of Directors2015 - Present
Association of Energy Service Companies - East Texas ChapterScholarship Committee2012 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Gregg County Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
MFC TrustTrustee2008 - Present
Longview Partnership Parbusters CharityCommittee Member2008 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Oil, Gas and Energy Law SectionMember2008 - Present
Association of Energy Service CompaniesMember2007 - Present
American Bar Association, Environment, Energy and Resources SectionMember2007 - Present
Dallas Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Texas Young Lawyers AssociationMember2007 - Present
East Texas Geological SocietyMember2007 - Present
Kappa Sigma FraternityMember1997 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Please contact with questions on litigation experience.N/A
O&G SaleSuccessful closing.

See all Legal Cases 

Publication NameTitleDate
State Bar of Texas CLE on Representing Small Business, Houston, TexasNegotiating with a Gorilla, Co-Author2008
E.T.A.P.L. Meeting MaterialsThe Effects of the Pool Case on Texas Oil and Gas Law2008

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
Centenary College of LouisianaN/ABS - Bachelor of Science2000

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Residency Professional Development ConferencePhysician Employment Contracts 1012014
Kappa SigmaProfessional Development2012
State Bar of Texas CLE on Representing Small Business, Houston, TexasNegotiating with a Gorilla2008
E.T.A.P.L. Meeting, Tyler, TexasThe Effects of the Pool Case on Texas Oil and Gas Law2008