In 1974 I met my wife, Donna, on a blind date at the University of Texas. We were... more
In 1974 I met my wife, Donna, on a blind date at the University of Texas. We were married my second year in law school, in 1978, and have been together on life's journey, ever since. She has given me two fine sons, Nathan, born in 1984, and Nicholas, born in 1989. Nathan graduated from Texas Tech University in 2006, and Nick is headed to Ole Miss in the fall of 2008. When I am not busy with the... view profile
Environmental / natural resources lawyers deal with the government's rules for the use of natural resources, such as air, land, and water. These attorneys also typically have experience working with the government agencies that regulate natural resources, such as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency or a state Bureau of Land Management. If you are a business owner that may have caused pollution (for example, your underground oil tank leaked), or if you want to use a natural resource for your personal use (for example, water from a river to irrigate your property), an environmental lawyer or a natural resources lawyer can help you understand the complex laws in this area and how to avoid problems.