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Jonathan Lear
Jonathan D. Lear
 (801) 538-5012


Mr. Lear’s practice covers a broad range of areas related to natural resources and public lands law, and he has extensive experience on title matters in North Dakota, Montana, Oklahoma, Utah, California and South Dakota. The primary focus of his practice is the preparation of drilling, drilling and division order, acquisition, financing, perfection, and supplemental title opinions covering private, state, federal and tribal lands, for both oil and gas and hard minerals. In addition, Jonathan represents clients on lease acquisition, transactional, and financing title matters, and has extensive experience preparing title-curative documents, negotiating leases, and in administrative matters before the Utah Board of Oil, Gas and Mining.

  • Howard University School of Law (J.D., 2004)
  • University of Utah (B.S., Sociology 2000)
  • North Dakota Supreme Court
  • Surpreme Court of South Dakota
  • Utah Supreme Court
  • Student Summer Associate, Lear & Lear LLP (2002)
  • Student Associate, Birch Horton Bittner & Cherot, Washington, D.C. (2003-2004)
  • Utah Association of Professional Landmen
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation