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Robert A. Spears has practiced oil and gas law with LC&A since our firm’s earliest days, adding valuable expertise and a vital depth of experience to our regionally specialized offerings. Mr. Spears focuses primarily on the preparation of Original Title and/or Drilling Opinions and Division Order Title Opinions, either from abstract examination or from public county records. His practice has necessarily included the preparation of all types of agreements, including farmout agreements, letter agreements, operating agreements, oil and gas leases, assignments, exploration and joint venture agreements and seismic-option agreements.

Mr. Spears represents clients on both sides of property sales and acquisitions, including preparation of purchase and sale agreements, conducting due diligence review and providing acquisition title opinions. He also represents financial institutions and other lenders by providing financing title opinions.

Spears, a Vietnam veteran, has been involved in several community and professional organizations in the Midland/ West Texas area, including the Texas Board of Land Surveyors, the State Junior Bar Board of Directors and the board of directors of the Midland Country Club.