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Brent B. Hamilton, Partner

Brent-HamiltonBrent B. Hamilton, Partner

Licensed in Texas, New Mexico and Colorado.

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Brent Hamilton received his BA in Petroleum Land Management from Texas Tech University, and returned there for law school after working in the oil and gas industry. Brent was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1996, and is licensed to practice in all Texas State Courts, and the Federal Courts of Texas, Colorado and New Mexico. Brent has a general civil litigation and energy practice, which focuses on serving the needs of business and land owners. Brent has years of trial experience, and has successfully served as lead trial counsel in numerous cases which have been cited by the State and Federal Courts of Appeal, and the Texas Supreme Court. Brent’s energy practice focuses on lease issues, royalty litigation, eminent domain, and wind energy transactions, representing both land owners and energy companies. Brent is a member of the Lubbock County Bar Association, Texas State Bar and American Bar Associations. He has served twice as President of the Hale County Bar Association, and has been appointed to serve on committees for the Seventh Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of Texas.

Education:
• J.D., Texas Tech University School of Law (1996)
• B.A., Petroleum Land Management, Texas Tech University (1993)

Professional Associations/Memberships:
• State Bar of Texas
• Lubbock County Bar Association

Reported Cases:
• Occidental Permian, Ltd. v. French, 391 S.W.3d 215 (Tex. App. – Eastland 2012, pet. granted).
• In re Estate of Catlin, 311 S.W.3d 697 (Tex. App. – Amarillo 2010, pet. denied).
• Parker County’s Squaw Creek Downs, L.P. v. Watson, 2009 WL 885941 (Tex. App. – Fort Worth April 2, 2009).
• Watson v. Tipton, 274 S.W.3d 791 (Tex. App. – Fort Worth 2008, pet. denied).
• King v. Lawley, 2008 WL 3877691 (Tex. App. – Austin August 22, 2008).
• Oneok Westex Transmission, L.P. v. Castor Oil, Inc., 2007 WL 547768 (Tex. App. – Amarillo February 22, 2007).
• Dunnagan v. Watson, 204 S.W.3d 30 (Tex. App. – Fort Worth 2006, pet. denied).
City of Willow Park v. Squaw Creek Downs, L.P., 166 S.W.3d 336 (Tex. App. – Fort Worth 2005, no pet.).
• Wafer v. State, 58 S.W.3d 138 (Tex. App. – Amarillo 2001, no pet.).
• In re Trinity Meadows Raceway, Inc., 2007 WL 2713920 (Bankr. N.D. Tex. September 11, 2007).

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