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Michael Hancock

Michael Hancock

  • Energy, Oil & Gas Law, Business Law, Environmental Law ...
  • Texas
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Michael R. Hancock is a licensed attorney in the state of Texas, practicing in both transactional and litigation groups. He is primarily focused on oil and gas title work and related upstream services, and also has experience in real estate, corporate litigation, commercialization, and environmental and water law. Michael is a graduate of the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University. During this time, Michael participated in the Moot Court program, where he had the opportunity to compete in the Dean Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Competition in Brooklyn, New York. Michael later served as the President of the Moot Court Board of Advocates. During Michael’s tenure in law school, he interned with judges in the 4th District Court of Utah, where he gained significant experience in a courtroom and chambers setting. He also completed an internship at the Office of the Solicitor for the Department of the Interior in Salt Lake City, where he participated in government contract negotiations and ongoing cases for the Bureau of Reclamation, Bureau of Land Management, and Bureau of Indian Affairs. Michael enjoys soccer, cycling, tennis, and hiking in the backcountry. His interests include energy and technology development, writing, national security issues, and design. He is an avid pool player, and once qualified for the 2009 ACUI National 9-ball Championships. He lives in San Antonio with his wife, son and daughter.

Practice Areas
Energy, Oil & Gas Law
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Environmental Law
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Independent Contractor
Robert Anderson Law, P.C.
Performed oil & gas title work exclusively for Robert Anderson Law, for a client in the Barnett Shale play, including title opinions, tracking complex leasehold interests, and related work.
Student Editor, RMMLJ
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation
Edited several articles for publication in the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Journal
Office of the Solicitor, Department of the Interior
Took a leading role in editing and negotiating a major federal contract, performed research and writing for BLM, BIA, and other Interior agencies, and participated in conference calls for a variety of clients and agency personnel.
Brigham Young University
J.D. (2013) | Law
Activities: President, Moot Court; VP, EERS
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Utah State University
B.L.A. (2009) | Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning
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Professional Associations
Texas State Bar, Oil & Gas Section
- Current
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Texas Young Professionals
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Shumway Van & Hansen
Contact & Map
Shumway Van & Hansen San Antonio Office
310 S St Mary's St #2100
San Antonio, TX 78205
Telephone: (210) 888-0235