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  1. Government: 35%
    27 years
  2. Administrative Law: 35%
    24 years
  3. Lawsuits & Disputes: 10%
    11 years
  4. Environmental: 10%
    24 years
  5. Appeals: 10%
    8 years

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2104 Midway Court
League City, TX, 77573

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198908/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Vice-President/TreasurerGroundwater Management Services, Inc.2007 - Present
PrincipalGM Ellis Law Firm PC2004 - Present
General ManagerEdwards Aquifer Authority1997 - 2004
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Texas Water FoundationSecretary-Board of Directors2015 - Present
Texas Water FoundationGeneral Counsel2007 - Present
Brittany Lakes Homeowners AssociationVice President/Treasurer2009 - 2016
Texas Alliance of Groundwater DistrictsExecutive Director2006 - 2010
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
University of Texas Water Law ConferenceEAA v Day: Impact on Groundwater Management2010
State Bar of Texas: Changing Face of Water RightsOverview of the GMA Process: Groundwater Planning and Permitting2010
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Texas School of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)N/A1988
University of TexasBusinessBBA - Bachelor of Business Administration1986
Houston Community CollegeBusinessAssociate of Arts--Business1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Texas Alliance of Groundwater Districts Quarterly MeetingLitigation Update2016
CHANGING FACE OF WATER RIGHTS COURSEMAGs AND DFCs2016
TEXAS WATER LAW INSTITUTEGroundwater Regulation in Light of Recent Takings Litigation2015
2013 TEXAS WATER LAW INSTITUTEWater Legislation in the 83rd Texas Legislature2013
13TH ANNUAL CHANGING FACE OF WATER RIGHTS COURSEGROUNDWATER ISSUES: UNDERSTANDING AND IMPLEMENTING THE NEW LEGISLATIVE MANDATE2012
Texa Water IssuesRegulatory Takings and Texas Groundwater2011
11TH ANNUAL CHANGING FACE OF WATER RIGHTS COURSEThe DFC Process: A Progress Report2011
Texas Water Law InstituteEdwards Aquifer Authority v. Day: Impact on Groundwater Management2010
Changing Face of Water RIghts CourseOverview of the GMA Process2010
Texas Water Law 19th Annual ConferenceThe 81st Legislature Changes in Groundwater Law2009
AGRICULTURAL LAW COURSE 2007TEXAS GROUNDWATER LAW2007
2007 Texas Water Law InstituteVARYING APPROACHES TO GROUNDWATER REGULATION2007
2006 Texas Water Law ConferenceGroundwater Update Groundwater Conservation District Perspective2006
The Changing Face of Water Rights in Texas 2003Navigating Murky Water - Lessons We are Learning About Groundwater Conservation Districts (EAA Update)2003
The Changing Face of Water Rights in Texas 2002An Update on Whats Happening with the Edwards Aquifer2002
The Changing Face of Water Rights in Texas 2002Panel-Hypothetical: A presentation of a fact scenario depicting a water deal involving a groundwater district, a rancher, a developer and a municipality2002
Water Rights Law Seminar 2001Edwards Aquifer - An Update2001