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  1. Oil & Gas: 75%
    26 years
  2. Real Estate: 25%
    29 years


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40 First Plaza Ctr NW Ste 610
Albuquerque, NM, 87102-5801


NMAuthorized to practice law199406/14/2013
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198701/09/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certified Specialist in Natural Resources Law (Oil and Gas)New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerCavin & Ingram, P.A.2002 - Present
AssociateLaw Office of John H. Polk, P.C.1994 - 1994
AssociateStratton & Cavin, P.A.1994 - 2002
AssociateBro & Ploch1986 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law FoundationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Barton and Grant v. Oxy and BP AmericaSettlement
Woody and Pipkin v. Sovereign Eagle and Dawson Geophysical CompanyObtained jury verdict for defense
Life Care Centers of America v. KerrObtained judgment for plaintiff at trial
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Baylor University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
Southwestern UniversityHistoryBachelor of Arts1983
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Oil and Gas: From the Basics to an In-Depth StudyComplying With and Litigating Under the New Mexico Surface Owners Protection Act2014
Legal and Regulatory Issues in Oil and GasNew Mexico Surface Owners Protection Act: An Overview2014