Joel T. Parsons

Midland Shareholder

Phone: 432-687-0011

Joel is a shareholder in the firm’s Oil & Gas/Energy Law section. His practice focuses on oil and gas title examination and transactional matters related to fee, state and federal lands in both Texas and New Mexico. He represents a variety of types of energy clients, from privately held local operators to publicly traded multinational corporations. His experience includes counseling and assisting his clients with their document preparation, title examination, curative, negotiations, acquisitions, divestitures and other day-to-day legal needs related to the energy industry, in the context of city drilling blocks encompassing hundreds of individual tracts, complex allocation-based drilling blocks, large scale unitized acreage, traditional pooled units and combinations the same. Additionally, he occasionally represents and assists individuals in leasing, transferring and establishing title to their mineral and surface interests.

Joel was born and raised in Lubbock, Texas and moved to Midland following law school in 2010. Outside of work, his time is dedicated to his wife, Tiffany, and their three children.

Bar Admissions:
  • Texas, 2010
  • New Mexico, 2011
  • The University of Texas School of Law
    Austin, Texas, 2010
    J.D., with Honors
    Law Journal: Texas Journal of Oil, Gas and Energy Law, Member
  • Texas Tech University
    Lubbock, Texas, 2007
    B.A., Summa Cum Laude
    Major: Political Science
Professional Associations and Memberships:
  • Member, Midland County Bar Association
    • President, 2014-2015
    • President-Elect, 2013-2014
    • Vice President, 2012-2013
    • Treasurer, 2011-2012
  • Member, Permian Basin Landmen’s Association
  • Member, State Bar of New Mexico
  • Member, State Bar of Texas

Austin Office

515 Congress Ave., Suite 1510

Midland Office

400 W. Illinois Avenue, 400 W. Illinois Avenue, Suite 1400