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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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Practice areas


  1. Oil & Gas: 40%
  2. Debt Agreements: 40%
  3. Real Estate: 10%
  4. Agriculture: 10%



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  • David M. Pyke

    Kevin exhibits that he fully understand and well analyzes the issues in probate matters. I would trust him to handle any probate engagement.


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  • James P. Frederick

    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


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Contact info

Capital Farm Credit

3000 Briarcrest Drive
Ste. 501
Bryan, TX, 77802


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200707/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Board Certified - Oil, Gas and Mineral LawTexas Board of Legal Specialization2014
Pro Bono CollegeState Bar of Texas2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
VP AttorneyCapital Farm Credit2015 - Present
Associate AttorneyJones Gill, LLP2013 - 2015
OwnerKoel Law Firm PLLC2013 - 2013
Associate AttorneyDoré Law Group, P.C.2007 - 2013
Petroleum LandmanOGM Land Company2006 - 2007
Student AttorneyThe Legal Aid Society2004 - 2005
Student AttorneyColorado State Public Defender2004 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
Brazos County Bar AssociationMember2016 - Present
College of the State Bar of TexasMember2013 - Present
Katy Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Texas Land Title AssociationMember2013 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Real Estate, Probate and Trust SectionMember2013 - Present
State Bar of Texas, General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm SectionMember2013 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Oil, Gas and Energy Law SectionMember2010 - Present
Colorado Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Katy Bar Association1st Vice President2015 - 2016
Houston Association of REALTORSAffiliate Member2015 - 2016
West Houston Association of Professional LandmenMember2013 - 2016
Houston Association of Professional LandmenMember2013 - 2016
State Bar of TexasCertified Attorney Ad Litem2013 - 2015
Katy Bar Association2nd Vice President2013 - 2015
Katy Area Chamber of CommerceMember2013 - 2014
Department of Veterans' AffairsAccredited Claims Attorney2012 - 2014
Fort Bend County Bar AssociationMember2011 - 2016
Houston Bar AssociationMember2008 - 2011
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re Reichmann Petroleum Corp., DebtorLiens upheld as valid by Bankruptcy Court, on appeal by the District Court, and on appeal by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals
Contested Probate TrialJury verdict finding client was not in default for presenting will to probate beyond 4 year time limit. Will was successfully admitted to probate.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York Law SchoolDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)N/A2005
University of Colorado - BoulderPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2001
Red Rocks Community CollegePhysicsAS - Associate of Science1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Loan Officers RetreatOil & Gas Fundamentals2015
Estate PlanningEstate Planning2015
South Texas College of Law, Oil & Gas ClassVoluntary Pooling2014
Loan Officer Training1031 Exchanges2014
Estate PlanningEstate Planning2014
Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union Training Day 2012Financial Planning: Wills, Trusts, Probate, and other Estate Planning Issues2012
September Super DaysRed Flags, Gray Areas: Are Youn Compliant with New ID Theft Prevention Laws?2009
2008 Super DaysRed Flags, Gray Areas: Are You Compliant with New ID Theft Prevention Laws?2008