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Kevin Matthew Koel

Real estate Attorney at Bryan, TX

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I am Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Oil, Gas, and Mineral Law. 

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Licensed for 17 years
State TX
Status Eligible to Practice in Texas
Acquired 2007
Updated 10/23/2022
State CO
Status Active
Acquired 2005
Updated 10/04/2022

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Capital Farm Credit
3000 Briarcrest Drive
Ste. 501
Bryan, TX, 77802

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AVVO RATING 9.8 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • VP Attorney
  • Capital Farm Credit
  • 2015 - Present
  • Associate Attorney
  • Jones Gill, LLP
  • 2013 - 2015
  • Owner
  • Koel Law Firm PLLC
  • 2013 - 2013
  • Associate Attorney
  • Doré Law Group, P.C.
  • 2007 - 2013
  • Petroleum Landman
  • OGM Land Company
  • 2006 - 2007
  • Student Attorney
  • The Legal Aid Society
  • 2004 - 2005
  • Student Attorney
  • Colorado State Public Defender
  • 2004 - 2004
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Education

  • New York Law School
  • 2005
  • University of Colorado - Boulder
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2001
  • Red Rocks Community College
  • AS - Associate of Science
  • 1998

Legal Cases

  • Contested Probate Trial
  • Jury verdict finding client was not in default for presenting will to probate beyond 4 year time limit. Will was successfully admitted to probate.
  • In re Reichmann Petroleum Corp., Debtor
  • Liens upheld as valid by Bankruptcy Court, on appeal by the District Court, and on appeal by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals

Associations

  • State Bar of Texas, General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm Section
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • State Bar of Texas, Real Estate, Probate and Trust Section
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Texas Land Title Association
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • State Bar of Texas, Oil, Gas and Energy Law Section
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • Brazos County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2016 - 2016
  • Houston Association of REALTORS
  • Affiliate Member
  • 2015 - 2016
  • Katy Bar Association
  • 1st Vice President
  • 2015 - 2016
  • Katy Bar Association
  • 2nd Vice President
  • 2013 - 2015
  • Katy Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Member
  • 2013 - 2014
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Certified Attorney Ad Litem
  • 2013 - 2015
  • Houston Association of Professional Landmen
  • Member
  • 2013 - 2016
  • West Houston Association of Professional Landmen
  • Member
  • 2013 - 2016
  • Katy Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2013 - 2016
  • Department of Veterans' Affairs
  • Accredited Claims Attorney
  • 2012 - 2014
  • Fort Bend County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2011 - 2016
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2008 - 2011
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Board Certified - Oil, Gas and Mineral Law
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • 2014
  • Pro Bono College
  • State Bar of Texas
  • 2010

Speaking Engagements

  • Loan Officers Retreat
  • Oil & Gas Fundamentals
  • 2015
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • 2015
  • South Texas College of Law, Oil & Gas Class
  • Voluntary Pooling
  • 2014
  • Loan Officer Training
  • 1031 Exchanges
  • 2014
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • 2014
  • Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union Training Day 2012
  • Financial Planning: Wills, Trusts, Probate, and other Estate Planning Issues
  • 2012
  • September Super Days
  • Red Flags, Gray Areas: Are Youn Compliant with New ID Theft Prevention Laws?
  • 2009
  • 2008 Super Days
  • Red Flags, Gray Areas: Are You Compliant with New ID Theft Prevention Laws?
  • 2008
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Attorney endorsements

Received (25)
Given (34)
Probate Attorney | Mar 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Kevin exhibits that he fully understand and well analyzes the issues in probate matters. I would trust him to handle any probate engagement."
Probate Attorney | Mar 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Koel and I practice in some of the same areas of the law. So I have had the privilege of reviewing a great many of his responses to questions. I find that his answers reflect a keen understanding of the law and invariably provide helpful and practical advice. I am happy to endorse Mr. Koel and his services. James Frederick"
Banking Attorney | Jul 19
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Kevin is very knowledgeable and I would endorse him for any legal matter."
Oil and gas Attorney | Aug 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I wholeheartedly endorse Kevin Koel. His professionalism and knowledge of the law makes him a cut above."
Oil and gas Attorney | Aug 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Kevin assisted my clients on an oil and gas matter. He was professional and extremely knowledgeable. Kevin is very kind and easy to understand. I endorse Kevin."
Oil and gas Attorney | Sep 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Estate planning Attorney | Aug 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer with no reservation. An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community. Very hardworking and diligent. Consistently achieves superior results. Advice is always practical and on point. I recommend to anyone looking for an attorney who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of clients and achieving the most favorable result possible.I endorse this lawyer."
Estate planning Attorney | Jul 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Estate planning Attorney | Jun 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have learned a lot from Attorney Koel on estate planning strategy. His responses on the Q/A forums are very informative. He is a well respected member of the legal community."
Estate planning Attorney | May 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"A truly excellent attorney well respected in the legal community. I wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone looking for a lawyer who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of his clients and getting them the most favorable result possible."
Oil and gas Attorney | Jan 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Koel is an excellent lawyer who pays attention to detail and who displays a high level of competency in his work. I endorse him without reservation."
Oil and gas Attorney | Dec 10
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Estate planning Attorney | Aug 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Koel is very generous in answering Avvo questions and his contributions reflect the deep knowledge and high level of skill one wants to see when entrusting important legal matters to an attorney. I highly recommend Mr. Koel for estate planning and probate matters."
Unknown Attorney | Jun 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Excellent attorney!"
Real estate Attorney | May 03
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer. We practice in many of the same areas of law, and his analysis of matters involving Texas real estate, probate, trusts and estate law is always spot on. Avvo users can trust Mr. Koel with their legal issues and should not hesitate to contact his office if they have a need."
Probate Attorney | Apr 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have read many of Kevin's answers on AVVO and found them to be thorough and providing practical advice."
Real estate Attorney | Apr 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Koel is a very knowledgeable attorney in the real estate community. His answers reflect practical insight as well as mindful recommendations as to solutions or path the inquirer should take."
Unknown Attorney | Apr 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Attorney Koel and I both practice in the fields of wills, trusts and probate law. Thus, I have had the opportunity to answer the same questions as Attorney Koel on Avvo and have always found his responses to be concise and accurate. If you are in need of an estate planning attorney, you would be well-served by him."
Real estate Attorney | Mar 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Kevin's practice in real estate and estate planning helps his clients in two of the most important areas of life they can undertake. His counsel is well-advised. He is a dedicated and ethical attorney whom I'm proud to endorse."
Real estate Attorney | Mar 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Koel provides insightful, helpful and accurate advice. His knowledge and experience are clearly evident. I endorse this lawyer."
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