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Josh Dickens

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Biography

Josh is a business and transactions focused attorney with 18 years' experience, 16 of which were in the oil and gas industry. Josh has worked leading roles in drafting, negotiation and due diligence on acquisitions and divestitures of over $1 billion of oil and gas assets. He also has extensive experience in providing clear and practical legal advice to upstream and midstream operators, surface owners and individual mineral owners addressing regulatory, title and general business issues. In addition to oil and gas Josh's practice addresses the wider needs of the business community in the review, drafting and negotiation of a variety of commercial contracts, mergers and acquisitions and real estate transactions.

Josh has assisted in drafting energy legislation, been a guest speaker providing continuing education and is active in his church. Josh loves spending time with his wife and four kids, keeping up with their activities and spending time together running, hiking, traveling and just watching movies at home.

Education

  • University of Tulsa College of Law, Tulsa, Oklahoma
    • J.D. - 2003
  • Oklahoma Panhandle State University, Goodwell, Oklahoma
    • B.B.A. - 2000
    • Major: Computer Information Systems

Practice Areas

  • Oil and Gas:
    • Purchase and sale agreements
    • Joint Operating Agreements
    • Pre-pooling letter agreements
    • Farmouts
    • Due diligence
    • Regulatory
    • General legal advice
    • Surface use
    • Title issues
  • Corporate Practice:
    • Commercial leases
    • Asset purchase agreements
    • Loan agreements
    • Organization
    • Bylaws
    • Operating agreements
    • Real Estate Transactions
    • Mergers and Acquisitions
    • Dissolutions

Bar Admissions

  • Oklahoma, 2003

Honors

  • Oklahoma Oil and Gas Association (Now Petroleum Alliance of Oklahoma)
  • Oklahoma Oil and Gas Association (Now Petroleum Alliance of Oklahoma), OKOGA - Regulatory Committee 2015 - 2018
  • Oklahoma Oil and Gas Association (Now Petroleum Alliance of Oklahoma), OKOGA - Legislative Group, 2012 - 2017
  • Petroleum Accountants Society of Oklahoma (PASO) - Tulsa, Guest Speaker - November 2017
  • Part-Time Student Association, University of Tulsa, College of Law, President 2002-2003; Secretary 2001-2002
  • Energy Law Journal, Student Staff Fall 2002, Volume 23, No. 2

Professional Associations

  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Tulsa County Bar Association
  • Tulsa Association of Professional Landmen

Current Employment Position

  • Of Counsel Attorney