February 19, 2013

February 19, 2013

Published Tuesday, February 19, 2013

February 22 Deadline to Submit Topic Proposals for Annual Institute in Baltimore
A reminder to send your topic proposals for the 34th Annual Institute by the close of business on Friday, so they can be considered by the Executive Committee and Annual Institute Program Chairs next week.  Send energy and mineral law topics with a short descriptive paragraph and any proposed speaker(s) to sharon@emlf.org through February 22.

You can review the current list of topic submissions (titles only) on the EMLF website at "What's Happening."

Annual Institute speakers are required to submit a law review quality chapter for publication in Volume 34 of the Energy & Mineral Law Institute, in addition to preparing a substantive outline keyed to their oral presentation at the Annual Institute.

The Annual Institute will be June 16-18, 2013 at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel.  The Program Chair is Tim Gresham, Penn Stuart & Eskridge, Abingdon, VA; Coal Chair is Tim Hagerty, Frost Brown Todd, Louisville, KY; and Oil & Gas Chair is Natalie Jefferis, EQT Midstream, Pittsburgh, PA.  

Special Institute on Title and Development Issues in the Utica Shale
– Online Registration Now Available
The April 14-16 program is now open for registration.  Go to the online brochure for complete program schedule and to register for the conference.  You are now able to register multiple persons on the online EMLF form. The early bird registration rates are good through March 10.

The program is at the Hilton Columbus at Easton, where a block of rooms is reserved for EMLF attendees through March 24 or sell-out.  Call 614.414.5000 and ask for the EMLF group rate, or register online using the group online reservation link through the EMLF website.  You are able to make multiple room reservations using this link.

EMLF Law Student Scholarship Program
The EMLF will award $50,000 in scholarships to deserving students at EMLF member law schools for the 2013-2014 academic year.  Complete information and application forms are available at http://www.emlf.org – double click the piggy bank on the home page.

EMLF Welcomes New Members
Sustaining Member:
The Law Offices of Cara C. Davis,  4313 State Route 51 North, Belle Vernon, PA 15401

Supporting Member:  
Looper Reed & McGraw P.C.

  • Paul G. Yale, 1300 Post Oak Blvd., Suite 2000, Houston, TX 77056
  • Jason A. Emmitte and Michael J. Hammond, 1601 Elm Street, Suite 4600, Dallas, TX 75201

Individual Members:

  • Krista S. Martin 450 Pike Run Drive, Daisytown, PA 15427
  • Giuseppe Ionno, RHDK Oil & Gas, LLC, 4324 Dover Zoar Rd., Dover, OH 44622