Jason Lucas
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Office: Wheeling
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J.D. The Ohio State University
B.A. The Ohio State University
Licensure: OH | PA
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Biography

Jason Lucas focuses his practice in the areas of energy and mineral law.  Mr. Lucas regularly assists clients with mineral title examinations and title opinions for Fortune 500 oil and gas developers.  Mr. Lucas also assists clients across the nation with major energy transactions, including review of title opinions, organizing defect and curative reports, purchase and sale agreements and preparing closing documents.

Mr. Lucas also advocates for client interest through his leadership positions in various regional and national oil and gas associations.  Mr. Lucas is one of the founders of the Appalachian Basin Association of Division Order Analysts and serves as an Officer of the National Association of Division Order Analysts (NADOA).  Mr. Lucas also lectures across the country at organizations such as the American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL) and the National Association of Lease Title Analysts (NALTA).  Mr. Lucas is also the author of many oil and gas client advisories and a presenter in the Steptoe & Johnson Energy Webcast series.

Work Experience

2010 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2005-2010 Phillips, Gardill, Kaiser and Altmeyer, PLLC

Speaking Engagements

Participated in a series of roundtable presentations on estate and heirship issues for the Houston Association of Division Order Analysts (Houston, TX, March 13, 2013), the National Association of Division Order Analysts (Fort Worth, TX, March 14, 2013) and the Denver Association of Division Order Analysts (Denver, CO, April 16, 2013)

Legislative Update, NADOA National Convention, 2011, 2012

Ohio: Round on the Sides, Hi in the Middle, An Overview, HADOA, 2012

Ohio Estate Basics, ABADOA Seminar, 2012

Acquisition & Disposition of Shale Assets in Appalachia, 2012

The Probate Estate, CONSOL Super School, 2012

AAPL Field Landman Seminar, 2012

Moderator/Presenter, Ohio Issues, ABADOA Education Seminar, 2012

Key Experience

Performed senior review of oil and gas and surface titles in Ohio and Pennsylvania
Led due diligence teams responsible for issuing mineral title opinions for both held by production and newly leased acreage totaling over 40,000 acres in Ohio and Pennsylvania
Assisted clients in major energy transactions including review of title opinions, organizing defect and curative reports, drafting letters of intent, purchase and sale agreements and preparing closing documents for various transactions

Memberships & Awards

Professional
American Bar Association
The Ohio State Bar Association
Belmont County Bar Association
National Association of Division Order Analysts, Russell Schetroma Memorial Speaker’s Award, 2015
Recipient, NADOA Interaction Award, 2012

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