Joe Baker

Joe Baker

  • Energy, Oil & Gas Law, Business Law, Collections ...
  • New Mexico, Texas
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Biography

Joe’s clients benefit from his extensive hands-on experience with researching, drafting pleadings, and discovery. As a trusted advocate, Joe learns his client’s business objectives to effectively litigate matters involving a variety of complex oil and gas disputes, contract disputes, and a variety of other civil matters even through the state and federal appeal process if necessary. His research and experience with drafting briefs in both the state and federal appeals and has helped bring favorable solutions to his clients in previous disputes.

In addition to his experience in the courtroom, Joe has provided advice and prepared agreements that cover a variety of transactions. He has also participated in cases involving the construction and enforcement of operating agreements, operator removal disputes, royalty owner disputes, and working interest owner disputes.

In addition to his experience in the courtroom, Joe has provided advice and prepared agreements that cover a variety of transactions. He has represented a number of clients in transactional oil and gas matters involving:

Purchase and sale agreements
Division orders
Oil and gas leases
Drilling contracts
Well service contracts
Master service agreements
Audit rights
Gas purchase agreements
Federal potash area
Representative Matters

Seminal retained acreage case Endeavor Energy Res., L.P. v. Discovery Operating, Inc., 15-0155, 2018 WL 1770290 (Tex. 2018)

Expounded on executive right owners’ duties and responsibilities LesleyLesley v. Veterans Land Bd. of State, 352 S.W.3d 479 (Tex. 2011)

Practice Areas
    Energy, Oil & Gas Law
    Utilities
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Collections
    Insurance Defense
    Construction Law
    Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
    Personal Injury
    Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Premises Liability
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Mexico
State Bar of New Mexico
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Texas
State Bar of Texas
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10th Circuit
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Languages
  • English
Education
Texas Tech University School of Law
J.D. (2008) | Law
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Honors: Phi Delta Phi, Law Review
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Texas Christian University
B.A. (2002) | History
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Texas  # 24058547
Member
Current
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Contact & Map
Scheef & Stone, LLP
2600 Network Blvd, Suite 400
Frisco, TX 75034
Telephone: (214) 472-2166