in concert with the Real Estate Section
and the Energy Section on the Tarrant County Bar Association
Friday, September 26th
At the Historic Hilton Downtown Fort Worth
7:30 a.m.-11:50 a.m
Tickets - $75
Table of 10 - $750
Call today to reserve your spot
C.L.E. Credit – 4.25 hours
Landman C.E. Credit – 4.25 hours
City of Fort Worth
Clifton Capital Partners, Inc.
Topic - Building Lasting Wealth through the Barnett Shale Topic - Current Developments in Municipal Regulation including Fort
Greg Clifton is founder and chief executive of Clifton Capital Partners, Inc. (CCPI). CCPI was
Worth ordinances (Noise, pipelines, etc.)
created to answer the needs of sophisticated consumers through comprehensive, objective Appointed Director of Planning and Development Department in May, 2008, Alanis joined the
financial advice and education, underscored by exemplary standards for service delivery. city in 1996 as a Budget Analyst, moving to the Police Department in 1999 to manage adminis-
CCPI maintains a special focus on comprehensive financial advice and investment method- trative services and to become the department’s first civilian Assistant Director. She was named
ologies. Greg’s commitment to the highest fiduciary standards has positioned CCPI as a Deputy Director of the Development Department in 2006 and was instrumental in merging the
leader in providing financial services to individuals, corporations, pension and profit share Planning and Development Departments in 2007.
plans, and private foundations and endowments. Alanis has helped implement many of the major initiatives recommended in the 2006 Zucker
Study commissioned by the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce. Those initiatives include a newly
renovated Permitting Center and expanded technology — including field computers for inspec-
tors and an Online Development Permitting System.
Alanis also has managed various aspects of the city’s gas well drilling program.
She has a bachelor’s degree in political science from Southwest Texas State (now Texas State
University) and a master’s in public administration from the University of Texas at Arlington. She
is a graduate of the city’s 2003 Leadership Development Program.
Rattikin & Rattikin LLP
Topic - The Interplay of Mineral Rights and Real Estate Purchases
Jeffrey A. Rattikin is a partner of Rattikin & Rattikin, L.L.P., Fort Worth, Texas, a general civil
practice with emphasis on commercial and residential real estate, corporate, probate, foreclo-
BRUNER & PAPPAS, L.L.P.
sure and eviction law. Mr. Rattikin, an AV-rated attorney, is a graduate of the University of
Texas at Austin with a B.B.A. in Finance and Southern Methodist University School of Law. Bryan Bruner
He is board certified in Residential Real Estate Law by the Texas Board of Legal
Bruner & Pappas, LLP
Specialization. Mr. Rattikin serves as counsel for Rattikin Title Company/AmeriPoint Title
Fort Worth, a 64 year old title insurance company, and manages the Westside Fort Worth Topic - Negotiating Rights of Way for Pipeline Easements
office for the company. Mr. Rattikin is founder, owner and President of Rattikin Exchange
Services, Inc., AmeriPoint Exchange Services, L.P. and Alliant National Exchange Services, Bryan D. Bruner graduated from Trinity University in 1980, with a Bachelor of Science degree
L.P., Fort Worth, Texas, companies offering qualified intermediary services in connection with in Business Administration. Mr. Bruner attended St. Mary's University School of Law and
§1031 tax deferred exchanges. Mr. Rattikin is licensed to practice law in the State of Texas, graduated, with honors, in 1983. Mr. Bruner specializes in commercial litigation, including
and is active in the Texas Land Title Association, Federation of Exchange Accommodators, energy litigation, and was selected as a Texas Monthly “Super Lawyer” in business litigation
Real Estate Section of the Tarrant County Bar Association, Greater Fort Worth Association of each year since 2006. Mr. Bruner is a Fellow of the Tarrant County Bar Foundation and the
Realtors, Society of Commercial Realtors, Greater Fort Worth Real Estate Council, Tarrant Texas Bar Foundation and has lectured at legal seminars.
Organization of Professionals, Inc. and Leadership Fort Worth. Mr. Rattikin is a frequent pre-
senter and speaker at real estate industry conferences, workshops and meetings.
Kelly Hart Hallman LLP
David Buchanan Topic - When "Trust Me" is Not Enough; Tips for dealing with Landmen
Dale Resources LLC Pete is a partner in the Energy Practice Group of Kelly, Hart & Hallman LLP. Prior to practic-
ing law, Pete was a petroleum geologist for both major and independent oil and gas compa-
Topic - Leasing in the Barnett, What’s Next? nies. He specializes in oil and gas litigation but also handles transactional oil and gas mat-
David is a native of Wichita, Kansas and graduated from the University of Kansas with a ters. He has authored several articles concerning oil and gas issues and has worked on a
degree in Communications. He has been employed with Dale Resources, LLC since 2005 number of international oil and gas projects.
and is currently Director of Community Affairs. He is responsible for all community and pub-
lic affairs that are attributed to leasing mineral rights. To date, Dale has leased over 90,000
properties in the Barnett and is also currently leasing in the Haynesville and Marcellus Shales.
He sits on the board of the Barnett Shale Energy Education Council, is a committee member
of VisionFW, and was recently selected by the Fort Worth Business Press as one of Fort
Worth’s “Up and Coming Men.”
R. Scott Moran
Burford & Ryburn, LLP
Topic - Condemnation of Pipelines
Scott represents both condemning authorities and landowners. He has represented public
Koy Killen utilities, pipeline companies, telephone companies, and entities with large land interests. His
clients benefit from his extensive experience working for both sides of the dispute involving
Winstead PC eminent domain cases. His practice has also included defending clients in a myriad of general
Topic - Garza vs. Coastal Case; What the Verdict Means liability matters, including premises, product and professional liability. He has had substan-
tial experience in representing pharmacies in liability claims. Scott has also provided legal
Koy R. Killen, an attorney at Winstead PC's offices in Fort Worth, is the President of the services to charitable institutions in various legal matters.
Energy Section. Mr. Killen is an associate in Winstead's Commercial Litigation and Energy
& Environmental Law practice groups. His practice focuses on commercial litigation
including oil and gas litigation. He has represented producers and royalty and working
interest owners in a variety of oil and gas disputes at the trial court level and on appeal.
Koy has argued multiple jury trials, and he was recognized as a "Rising Star" in the 2008
Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star Edition published by Law & Politics and Texas Monthly.
He was also selected as one of “Tarrant County’s Top Attorneys” in the December 2006 and
2007 issues of Fort Worth Magazine.