Jon C. Beckman
(814) 333-4913
Office: Meadville
J.D. Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
M.A. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
B.S. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
Licensure: PA
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Speaking Engagements

“Getting Paid in a Tough Economy: Procedures under PA’s Contractor-Subcontractor Payment Act” National Utility Contractors Association, Northwest/Southwest/Northeast Pennsylvania Regional Meetings, 2015

“From Venting Skyward to Moving Forward: a Historical Perspective on Coalbed Methane Regulation,” International Pittsburgh Coal Conference, 2015

Co-Present “Water Management Regulations in the Appalachian Basin” Buckeye STEPS Water Management Conference, 2015

“Subsurface Trespass to the Oil& Gas Estate: Determining Damages in Pennsylvania,” PBI Oil and Gas Law Colloquium, Pittsburgh, PA September 2015

2015 Survey on Oil & Gas Law, Texas A&M Law Review, Pennsylvania

Co-author "A Time of Change: Prepare for Heightened Enforcement," The PIOGA Press, December 2014

"A State of Mind: Determining Bad Faith in Trespass to Oil & Gas." 2 Tex. A&M L. Rev. 53 (2014)

"Robinson Township & Act 13," Northwest Pennsylvania Inns of Court, 2014

"Pennsylvania Oil & Gas Law Update," Crawford County Bar Association, 2014

"Pennsylvania Mechanics' Lien Law Update," National Utility Contractors Association, Northwest Pennsylvania, 2014

Key Experience

Researched and assisted energy operators in navigating Pennsylvania’s oil and gas laws and regulations
Assisted industry clients in acquiring both surface and oil and gas interests
Prepared mineral title opinions, including complex calculations of ownership and leasehold interests, arising from energy exploration and production operations

Memberships & Awards

Pennsylvania Bar Association, Energy and Environmental Law Section
Crawford County Bar Association
Northwest Pennsylvania American Inn of Court
Graduated magna cum laude, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law