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Paul Baxter Bio

Paul Baxterʼs clientele ranges from publicly traded oil and gas production companies to smaller locally owned oilfield service companies. Mr. Baxter specializes in Oil, Gas and Mineral Law and assists production companies of all sizes in title examination, drafting title opinions and performing due diligence involved with the acquisition of oil and gas assets, while assisting a wide array of oil and gas related companies in day to day activities. Additionally, Mr. Baxter represents both mineral and surface owners and title companies in transactions involving both surface and mineral related properties, from the purchase and sale agreement through closing.

Paul is a 3rd generation West Texan. Prior to joining the firm, he was a partner at Todd, Barron, Thomason, Hudman & Bebout, P.C. Paul is very active in the West Texas community as he actively serves on boards for various non-profits in West Texas. He and his wife, Kendra have two daughters and love traveling and being outdoors.



Recognitions and Memberships
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization- Oil, Gas & Mineral Law
  • Ector and Midland County Bar Association
  • Permian Basin Landmanʼs Association
  • Young Professionals of Energy
  • Texas Land Title Association
  • Education Foundation of Odessa
  • B.S., Texas A&M University, 2003
  • J.D., Texas Tech University School of Law, 2006
  • M.B.A., Texas Tech University, 2006
Bar Admissions
  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of New Mexico


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