At the Podium

  • Mart Tisdal Addresses 2015 Kuntz Conference

Mart Tisdal recently addressed the 2015 Eugene Kuntz Conference on Natural Resources Law and Policy. In his presentation, "Point/Counterpoint: Local Government Zoning and the Oil and Gas Industry," he explored the authority of counties and municipalities to zone in conjunction with the new 52 Okla. Stat. § 137.1.

The Kuntz Conference is hosted annually by the University of Oklahoma College of Law. With more than 500 registrants, the Kuntz Conference is one of the largest of its kind. Mart Tisdal is a 2013 recipient of the prestigious Eugene Kuntz Award.


  • Firm Attorneys Speak at Conference

TISDAL & O'HARA attorneys addressed the 2014 Western Oklahoma Land, Water, Wind and Mineral Conference on Thursday, August 21 at the SWOSU Pioneer Cellular Event Center in Weatherford. Topics covered include surface damages, pipeline easements, oil and gas leases, wind turbines, and estate planning. CPA David Phillips addressed royalty check issues.

Other speakers included Congressman Frank D. Lucas, who provided a congressional update, and State Senator Mike Schulz and State Representative Harold Wright, who provided a legislative update. Richard Hatcher and Wade Free of the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation and J.D. Strong of the Oklahoma Water Resources Board were also featured.

This free event was sponsored by the Western Chapter of the Oklahoma Society of CPAs; the OSU Extension Offices of Beckham, Custer, Roger Mills and Washita Counties; First Bank & Trust Company - Clinton; and First National Bank & Trust of Elk City.


  • Patrick O'Hara, Jr. Speaks at Forum

On May 8, 2013, Tisdal & O'Hara partner Patrick O'Hara, Jr. spoke at the National Trust Real Estate Association 2013 Educational/Development Forum. O'Hara's talk focused on land and mineral owner issues. The forum was held at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City.


  • Tisdal & O'Hara Partners Speak on Water Issues at SWOSU

Mart Tisdal and Patrick O'Hara, Jr. spoke at the Adult Continuing Education Conference, sponsored by Southwestern Oklahoma State University, on October 2, 2012. Their presentation, Water: The Basics Plus Current Oil and Gas Related Issues, focused on Oklahoma's water structure, basic water law, permitting, fracking, and the recent influx of disposal wells.


  • Mart Tisdal & Patrick O'Hara, Jr. Speak on Oil and Gas Issues at SWOSU

Mart Tisdal and Patrick O'Hara, Jr. addressed oil and gas issues at the Adult Continuing Education Conference, sponsored by Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, on November 10, 2011. More than 120 were in attendance. Please click here for more information.


  • Patrick O'Hara Featured Speaker at OBA/CLE AG Event

TISDAL & O'HARA partner Patrick O'Hara, Jr. was the featured speaker at an OBA/CLE event entitled AG Futures: The Latest Developments in Agriculture Law and Their Projected Impact on Oklahoma Ag Producers and Landowners-Landowner Rights in Today's Oil Patch.


  • Tisdal & O'Hara Partners Speak at Energy and Estate Planning Seminar

Mart Tisdal, Pat O'Hara and Patrick O'Hara, Jr. spoke at the Energy and Estate Planning Seminar in Clinton, Oklahoma, sponsored by First Bank & Trust Company in Clinton.


  • Pat O'Hara Speaks at OBA Oil and Gas Seminar

Pat O'Hara delivered a talk entitled "Getting Your Client Paid on His Oil and Gas Proceeds" to an OBA Seminar entitled "Oil and Gas Law for the General Practitioner."


  • Tisdal & O'Hara Partners Speak at Legislative Breakfast

Mart Tisdal and Patrick O'Hara, Jr. spoke at the 2011 Legislative Breakfast in Clinton, Oklahoma, presenting an analysis of proposed energy and tort reform legislation to area judges, legislators and lawyers.


  • Tisdal & O'Hara Partner Speaks at OK-NARO Convention

Pat O'Hara delivered a talk entitled "Lease Forms - Clauses I Need to Include and What I Need to Know to Write a Lease that Protects Me" to the 2009 OK-NARO Convention.


  • Pat O'Hara Speaks on Royalty Valuation at OK-NARO Convention

Pat O'Hara delivered a talk entitled "Royalty Valuation" to the 2007 OK-NARO Convention.