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Michelle E. Aurzada
Michelle E. Aurzada

Natural resources and public lands law with emphasis on acquisition, exploration, permitting and production of oil, gas, and mining properties; oil and gas conservation matters; complex title examinations; administrative hearings and appeals; natural resources litigation and appeals; mergers and acquisitions; mineral financing; natural resources law on Indian reservations; and water rights.

  • Texas A&M School of Law (J.D., 2009)
  • P.O.S.T., Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy (1998)
  • B.A. University of Wyoming (1996)
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Supreme Court of Texas
  • United States District Court Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court Western District of Texas
  • United States Bankruptcy Court Western District of Texas
  • United States Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Texas
  • United States Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Texas
  • United States Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Texas
  • United States Bankruptcy Court Wyoming
  • United States Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Louisiana - limited
  • United States Bankruptcy Court Western District of Louisiana - limited
  • Partner, Beckman, Cherkassky, Dean and Associates, LLC, Fort Worth, Texas and Denver, Colorado
  • Sole Proprietor, Aurzada Law, PLLC
  • Bankruptcy/Corporate Associate, Stephen P. Hale & Associates, PLLC / The Hale Law Group, PLLC
  • Contract Attorney, Bryan, Cave LLP
  • Law Clerk, Powell, Goldstein, LLP
  • Pro-Bono Project, Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas
  • Legal Assistant, Hance, Scarborough, Wright & Ginsberg, LLP
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Fort Worth Wildcatters
  • Dallas Association of Petroleum Landmen
  • Fort Worth Association of Petroleum Landmen
  • Permian Basin Association of Petroleum Landmen
  • Denver Association of Petroleum Landmen - Education Committee
  • American Association of Petroleum Landmen - Legislative/Regulatory Committee
  • Women in Energy - Denver Affiliation
  • Fort Worth Club - Membership Committee
  • E.X.C.E.L. - at risk youth non-profit - Board of Directors
  • Indian Creek Home Owner's Association - Past President
  • Care Commitment Badge – Texas State Bar