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Benjamin Franklin Sc Elmore

also known as Ben Elmore

Practice areas:

Oil & Gas

    Practice Areas

    Licensed since 2000

    1. Oil & Gas: 100%
      15 years

    Attorney Endorsements

    4 total 

    • Angelina Maria Monte Zinn

      I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Elmore is extremely devoted to the community, his clients and the law. He is an exceptional attorney and its an honor to have him in the legal field.

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      Angelina Zinn Family Attorney
      Relationship: Co-worker

    • Brian Nolan Mazzola

      Ben is both an honorable man and a top-notch attorney. I unequivocally endorse this lawyer.

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      Brian Mazzola Personal Injury Attorney
      Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    License

    StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
    TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200008/25/2015

    Professional Misconduct

    We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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    Awards

    Award NameGrantorDate Granted
    Texas Rising Star - Oil & GasTexas Monthly Magazine2011
    Texas Rising Star - Oil and GasTexas Monthly Magazine2010
    Board Certified - Oil, Gas and Mineral LawTexas Board of Legal Specialization2010
    Texas Rising Star - Oil and GasTexas Monthly Magazine2009
    Texas Rising Star - Oil and GasTexas Monthly Magazine2008
    Texas Rising Star - Oil and GasTexas Monthly Magazine2007
    Texas Rising Star - Oil and GasTexas Monthly Magazine2005

    Work Experience

    TitleCompany NameDuration
    Deputy General CounselSeneca Resources Corporation2013 - Present
    AttorneyWatt, Beckworth, Thompson & Henneman, L.L.P.2010 - Present
    AttorneyPerdue & Kidd, LLP2008 - 2010
    AttorneyVinson & Elkins, LLP2000 - 2008

    Associations

    Association NamePosition NameDuration
    Texas Bar FoundationMember2006 - Present
    Oil, Gas & Energy Resources Law Section, State Bar of TexasMember2002 - Present
    Houston Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present

    Legal Cases

    Case NameOutcome
    Smith, et. al. v. Kodiak Resources & BBC OperatingDeclaratory Judgment terminating subject leases.

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    Publications

    Publication NameTitleDate
    36th Annual Ernest Smith Oil, Gas & Mineral SeminarLease Savings Clauses and Equitable Doctrines2010
    Texas Bar Advanced Civil Trial SeminarModern Trends in Oil & Gas Litigation2010
    Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section Report, Vol. 34, No. 1 (Sept. 2009)"The Discovery Rule Ten Years After HECI v. Neel - Does it Apply to Oil & Gas Claims?",2009

    Education

    School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
    Board Certified - Oil, Gas & Mineral Law - Texas Board of Legal SpecializationN/AN/A2010
    South Texas College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor, summa cum laude2000
    University of Texas System, AustinPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1997

    Speaking Engagements

    Conference NameTitleDate
    Texas Bar Advanced Civil Trial SeminarModern Trends in Oil & Gas Litigation2010
    36th Annual Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas & Mineral law SeminarLease Savings Clauses and Equitable Doctrines2010
    South Texas College of Law Energy InstituteDiscovery Rule in Oil & Gas Litigation2009