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Allen D. Cummings

Allen D. Cummings

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  • Board Certified Oil, Gas
    and Mineral Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1987

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1975

  1. Oil & Gas: 100%

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Contact Info

Allen D. Cummings

1777 NE Loop 410
Suite 600
San Antonio, TX, 78217

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 197508/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Texas Super Lawyer - Energy & Natural ResourcesSuper Lawyers - Key Professional Media, Inc. Law & Politics2009
Best Lawyers in America - EnergyThe Best Lawyers In America®2009
Texas Super Lawyer - Energy & Natural ResourcesSuper Lawyers - Key Professional Media, Inc. Law & Politics2008
Best Lawyers in AmericaThe Best Lawyers In America®2008
Best Lawyers in America - EnergyBest Lawyers in America2007
Texas Lawyer Go To Lawyer in EnergyTexas Lawyer’s Go-To Guide, American Lawyer media publication2007
Texas Super Lawyer - Energy & Natural ResourcesSuper Lawyers - Key Professional Media, Inc. Law & Politics2007
Texas Super Lawyer - Energy & Natural ResourcesSuper Lawyers - Key Professional Media, Inc. Law & Politics2006
Top 100 Houston Area Super LawyersSuper Lawyers - Key Professional Media, Inc. Law & Politics2006
Best Lawyers in America - EnergyBest Lawyers in America2006
Best Lawyers in America - EnergyBest Lawyers in America2005
Texas Super Lawyer - Energy & Natural ResourcesSuper Lawyers2005
Texas Super Lawyer - Energy & Natural ResourcesSuper Lawyers2004
Texas Super Lawyer - Energy & Natural ResourcesSuper Lawyers2003

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerLaw Offices of Allen D. Cummings2006 - Present
Senior CounselHaynes and Boone, LLP1999 - 2006
Attorney ShareholderCOTTON BLEDSOE TIGHE & DAWSON, PC Attorneys at Law1980 - 1999
Exploration & Production AttorneyTexas Oil & Gas Corp.1978 - 1980
Staff AttorneyOtis Engineering, Inc.1975 - 1978

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of Texas, Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law SectionCouncil Member, Officer and Chairman1997 - 2002
Houston Bar Association, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law SectionOfficer and Chairman1993 - 1997

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Special Institute, Oil & Gas Agreements: The Exploration Phase, May 2009Area of Mutual Interest Agreements2009
State Bar of Texas Advanced Oil, Gas & Energy Resources Law CourseStandard for Proof of Damages under the Joint Operating Agreement and Lagniappe2004
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Special Institute - Oil & Gas Agreements: The Exploration PhaseComplex Exploration Agreements; Getting Down to Business2004
The University of Texas School of Law 30th Annual Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law InstituteToday’s Marketing, Yesterday’s Leases, Check Stub Statutes: The Perfect Storm2004
The University of Houston Bar Foundation Advanced Oil & Gas Short CourseJoint Operating Agreements2004
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law InstituteRights, Obligations and Problems Of Depth Severed Mineral And Leasehold Ownership2003
The University of Houston Bar Foundation Advanced Oil & Gas Short CourseJoint Operating Agreements2002
State Bar of Texas Advanced Oil, Gas & Mineral Law CourseDangers Associated With Use Of And Reliance Upon Prior Title Opinions2002
Annual Rocky Mountain Mineral Law InstituteA Meeting of the Minds on Title Defects2002

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of PhoenixBusinessMA - Masters2005
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
State University of New York at BuffaloHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1964

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
35th Annual Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute, Oil and Gas Fundamentals Boot CampThe Joint Operating Agreement – The Basics2009
26th Annual Advanced Oil, Gas & Energy Resources Law CourseMeasuring the Quality of Title2008
AAPL Annual Meeting WorkshopChecklist for Assignments2007
AAPL Annual Meeting WorkshopNegotiating, Drafting and Applying AMI Clauses2007