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Freeman Mills PC

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Bullock Scott merged with Freeman Mills PC Law Firm in 2013.  Providing you with a combination of over 40 plus years in serving the Permian Basin with their legal services, including banking, oil and gas and litigation attorney service. If you're in need of estate planning or banking attorney service, contact Freeman Mills PC .

Since it was founded, this firm has served the people in the West Texas community.  Our firm specializes in the areas of banking, oil and gas, litigation and commercial transactions.  We are committed and strive to provide you with the top quality, most cost effective representation provided to you in your community with the utmost diligence and integrity. 

About Us      

MAURICE BULLOCK (1913-2004)

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JAMES R LEETON JR - Partner

Mr. Leeton, formerly a partner in the Midland Law Firm of Bullock Scott, PC, which merged with Freeman Mills PC on August 1, 2013, represe

Mr. Leeton and his wife, Barbara have a daughter Emily who lives in London, England and Ryan who lives in Houston, Texas.nts numerous banks in the West Texas Area, including BBVA Compass Bank, Citibank Texas, NA and Wells Fargo Bank, NA in the preparation of loan documents. Additionally, Mr. Leeton represents numerous independent oil and gas operators, royalty owners, mineral owners and businesses. Mr. Leeton has represented energy clients in the acquisition and divestiture of assets and the drafting and negotiating of leases, service contracts and joint operating agreements.

REPRESENTATIVE ENGAGEMENTS

Banks

  • Draft and review oil and gas, real estate and commercial loan documents
  • Develop, implement and manage collection matters
  • Negotiate, draft and implement work outs.

Exploration and Production Companies

  • Draft or review oil and gas leases, assignments, purchase and sale agreements, farmout agreements, participation agreements, AMI agreements, joint operating agreements, rights-of-way agreements, pipeline easements, and geological service agreements
  • Consult on all transactions involving oil and gas properties
  • Examine title
  • Prepare title opinions

Business Practice

  • Draft and review purchase and sale agreements and closing documents.
  • Form corporations, limited liability companies and limited partnerships
  • Draft and review employment agreements
  • Develop, implement and manage collection matters

Real Estate Practice

  • Draft and review real estate P&S agreements and closing documents
  • Draft and review real estate leases

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MICHAEL T MORGAN – of Counsel

Mr. Morgan is civil trial and appellate attorney, representing clients on a variety of issues. Additionally, he advises clients on and negotiates various transactional issues, including oil and gas matters.

Advise, negotiation and documenting transactions including oil and gas transactions. Trial and appeal of civil cases of a variety of issues.

Reported cases

  • Chevron USA, Inc. v. Kennedy, 808 S.W.2d 159 (Tex.Civ.App.-El Paso 1991, error dismissed)
  • Boldrick v. BTA Oil Producers, 222 S.W.3d 672 (Tex.Civ.App.-Eastland, 2006, no writ)
  • Grimes v. Collie, 733 S.W.2d 338 (Tex.Civ.App.-El Paso, 1987, no writ)
  • Meadows v. Midland Super Block Joint Venture, 255 S.W.3d 739 (Tex.Civ.App.-El Paso, 1991, no writ)
  • Permian Report v. Lacy, 817 S.W.2d 175 (Tex.Civ.App.-El Paso, 1991, no writ)
  • Ray v. Truitt, 751 S.W.2d 205 (Tex.Civ.App.-El Paso, 1988, no writ)
  • Teseo v. Midland American Bank, 893 S.W.2d 23 (Tex.Civ.App.-El Paso, 1994, no writ)
  • Holdampf v. Jasmine Road Development Co., ________ S.W.2d _________ (Tex.App.-El Paso 2003) Lexis 1970
  • Simmons v. Thompson, 2003 Tex.App. Lexis 10452
  • Teon Management, LLC v. Turquoise Bank Corp., 357 S.W.3d 719 (Tex.Civ.App.-Eastland, 2011, petition for review pending)
  • Carter v. Lindsey, 575 S.W.2d 331 (Tex.Civ.App.-El Paso, 1978, no writ)
  • W.L. Pickens Grand-children’s Joint Venture v. DOH Oil Co., 281 S.W.3d 116 (Tex.Civ.App.-El Paso, 2008, pet. denied)
  • Higgins v. Matagorda County, 2010 Tex.App. Lexis 1993 (Tex.Civ.App.-Corpus Christi, 2010)
  • Lifestyle Energy Corp v. John Wilson Drilling Co., 611 S.W.2d 709 (Tex.Civ.App.-El Paso, 1980, no writ)
  • Pearce v. First National Bank of Pecos, 2001 Tex.App. Lexis 8654, Tex.Civ.App.-El Paso, 2001 (no writ)
  • Reich v. Circle C. Invs. 998 F.2d 324 (5th Cir.1993)
  • In Re: Bell Petroleum Servs, 64 F.3d, 202 (5th Cir. 1995)                                 

Contact email: Mike.morgan@freemanmillspc.com

 

Doug F. Reeder – Senior Associate

A trial lawyer with experience serving clients in the oil and gas industry, Mr. Reeder joined Freeman Mills PC as an associate in August of 2007. Raised in East Texas, Doug graduated from Daingerfield High School in 1990. Mr. Reeder earned his B.A. in Political Science from Texas A&M University–Commerce before attending law school at the University of Houston Law Center.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Author: “CITY OF INDIANAPOLIS V. EDMOND: The Supreme Court Takes a Detour To Avoid Roadblock Precedent,” 40 Hous. L. Rev. 577, 2003
  • Co-Author, “Liability for Surface Damages,” 29th Annual Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Institute, 2003

Contact email: dreeder@freemanmillspc.com

JAMES K ROWLAND - Associate

James became an associate of Freeman Mills PC in 2010. Mr. Rowland’s practice focuses on natural resources law with an emphasis on title examination. He is also well versed in issues relating to tax law.

Growing up in what is now a three-generation oil and gas family, James began his oil and gas career as a petroleum landman while in law school. Before joining Freeman Mills PC, James worked as an attorney and co-title manager for a 140-person land broker operating in the Barnett Shale.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Tax Implications for Natural Resource Master Limited Partnerships, 37 TEXAS TAX LAWYER 1, 6 (Fall 2009)
  • Oil and Gas Leasing of City Owned Streets: A New Amendment to Local Government Code § 253.005(b) Causes Confusion, 37 STATE BAR OF TEXAS OIL, GAS AND ENERGY RESOURCES SECTION REPORT 2, 19 (December 2009)

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Produced drill-site title opinions
  • Advised clients on legal issues pertaining to lease acquisition and title defects
  • Drafted Mineral Deeds, Ratifications, Affidavits and Quitclaim Deeds
  • Led a team which conducted due diligence for multi-million dollar acquisitions of mineral rights in producing gas units

Contact email:  jrowland@freemanmillspc.com

TOM SCOTT – of Counsel

Tom Scott was born in Houston, Texas in 1934. He graduated from Rice University (B.A. 1955) and the University of Texas School of Law (L.L.B., with honors, 1958). While in law school he was Associate Editor, Texas Law Review, 1957-58, Phi Delta Phi, and Order of the Coif. Mr. Scott has been board certified in Oil, Gas, & Mineral Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1986. He was chairman of the Natural Resources Section (now the Oil, Gas, and Energy Law Section) from 1981-1982 and Section Council from 1976-1983. He is a Fellow of the American Bar Association, a Life Fellow: Texas Bar Foundation, a member of the Midland County Bar Association (President, 1979-80), and the American Bar Association.

Contact email: tom.scott@freemanmillspc.com

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General civil practice, State and federal courts, Oil and Gas corporation, Banking, Commercial transactions, Business law, Real estate, Trusts and Estates, Estate planning, Litigation, bankruptcy.






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  • 1210 W Broadway And
  • 79705
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Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Board Certified
  • Oil
  • Gas and Mineral Law
  • Trans-Pecos and American Bar Association
  • American Bar Foundation.