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Brent Hamilton

founding Partner

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, New Mexico State Courts and the Federal Courts of Texas, Colorado and New Mexico. Brent has a civil litigation and energy practice, which serves the needs of business and landowners. Brent’s practice focuses on eminent domain, land rights, royalty litigation, and renewable energy. Brent has served as lead trial counsel in hundreds of eminent domain cases. Brent has years of trial experience and has successfully served as lead trial counsel in jury trials and on appeal. Brent holds the Pre-Eminent Rating of “A.V.” from Martindale-Hubbell’s peer reviewed rating service.

• J.D., Texas Tech University School of Law (1996)

• B.A., Petroleum Land Management, Texas Tech University (1993)

• State Bar of Texas

• Lubbock County Bar Association

•American Board of Trial Advocates

• 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)

Brent Hamilton

Partner

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 litigationand energy practice, which focuses on serving the needs of business andlandowners. Brenthas years of trial experience, and has successfully served as lead trial counsel in numerouscases which have been cited by the State and Federal Courts of Appeal, and the TexasSupreme Court. Brent’s energy practice focuses on lease issues, royalty litigation, eminentdomain,and wind energy transactions, representing bothlandownersand energycompanies. Brent is a member of the Lubbock County Bar Association, Texas State Bar,American Board of Trial Advocates andAmerican Bar Associations. He has served twice asPresident of the Hale County Bar Association, and has been appointed to serve oncommittees for the Seventh Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of Texas.

• J.D., Texas Tech University School of Law (1996)

• B.A., Petroleum Land Management, Texas Tech University (1993)

• State Bar of Texas

• Lubbock County Bar Association

•American Board of Trial Advocates

• 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)