Catherine L. Meehan
Associate
(724) 873-3177
Office: Southpointe
Energy
Business
Employment
Litigation
Attorney
J.D. Duquesne University
B.S. Pennsylvania State University
Licensure: PA
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Biography

Catherine Meehan focuses her practice in the areas of mineral title and energy law.  She has experience in the preparation and review of all documents relating to mineral title ownership including deeds, leases, and easements.  

Work Experience

2013 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2011-2013 Abstractor, Steptoe & Johnson
2010 Vuono & Gray, LLC
2009-2010 Equity Protection Legal Clinic
2009 Law Clerk, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott
2008 DiPaolo & Russo

Speaking Engagements

“Basics of Title Abstracting in Ohio and How an Attorney Uses an Abstract to Prepare a Title Opinion,” Client Requested Training Event, Ohio, March 2016

“How to Properly Use Client- Provided Information in Title Opinions,” Internal Training Seminar, Houston TX, October 2015

“Production Information and HBP Status: West Virginia and Ohio,” Client Requested Training Event, Denver CO, September 2015

“Declaration of Unitization Requirements in West Virginia and Ohio,” Client Requested Training Event, Denver CO, September 2015

"Affidavits of Heirship: Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia," 2014 CONSOL Appreciation Event, October 9, 2014

"Ethics and the Landman: Fraud, Misrepresentation and Resulting Claims Relating to Leasing," 2014 CONSOL Land School, Canonsburg, PA, September 16, 2014

Contributing Author, Conservatorship Handbook, "How to Use Conservatorship to Address Blighted and Abandoned Property for Philadelphia's Community Leaders," Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania, Spring 2013

Key Experience

Assisted in management of title projects, performed due diligence, undertook curative work, and assisted in the preparation of closings in multi-million dollar energy transactions to assist clients in mineral development efforts
Experienced in preparing and reviewing deeds, leases, easements and related documents in a supervisory capacity
Conducted oil, gas, coal and mineral title examinations and abstracts

Memberships & Awards

Professional
Supervising Attorney/Adjunct Professor, Duquesne University School of Law, Urban Development Clinic, 2012-2013
American Bar Association, Outstanding Student in State and Local Government, 2011
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Washington County Bar Association
Outstanding Performance in Land Use Award, Duquesne University

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