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James P. McGowen

Business History:

 

2011-Present McGowen & Fowler, PLLC
2602 McKinney Avenue
Suite 305
Dallas, Texas 75204
1999-2011 McGowen & Shaw, PLLC
2602 McKinney Avenue, Ste. 305
Dallas, TX 75204
Managing Partner: Small firm focused on oil and gas, business
entities and general law practice.
1997-Present Wysteria Holdings, LLC
Dallas, TX 75204
Member/Manager: Company owns working interests and royalty interests in
oil and gas wells in Oklahoma and Texas.
1992-Present Gando Holdings, LLC
Dallas, TX 75204
Member/Manager: Company owns working interests in oil and gas wells
in Texas and Oklahoma.
1991-Present Gross Real Estate & Investment Company, Inc.
Dallas, TX 75204
President & Owner: Company owns various oil and gas and real
estate properties in Oklahoma, Arkansas and Texas.
1996-Present MCGR Operating Company, Inc.
Dallas, TX 75204
President & Owner: Company owns various royalty,
working interests and mineral interests in Texas and Oklahoma.
1992-2000 MCGOWEN RESOURCES COMPANY
Dallas, TX 75230
President and Chairman: Acquired through a merger of McGowen
Oil and Gas Corp. and a publicly traded company.
1988-1991 PETRO-HUNT CORPORATION (a Hunt family company)
Dallas, Texas
Vice-President
1983-1988 PLACID OIL COMPANY (a Hunt family company)
Dallas, Texas
1986 Vice President-Land
1984 Manager-Special Projects and Affiliated Entities
1983 Manager of Lands
1980-1983 HUNT ENERGY CORPORATION
Dallas, Texas
1983 Chief Landman
1980 Eastern Area Landman
1980 Field Land Supervisor
1979-1980 HALLIBURTON SERVICES
Duncan, Oklahoma
Production Editor
1973-1977 KOCH INDUSTRIES
Duncan, Oklahoma
Right of Way and Claims Agent, Landman
Educational and Professional: Jd, (law degree)
Texas Wesleyan University
School of Law
Fort Worth, Texas
1994-1998
BA, English/Journalism
Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Durant, Oklahoma
1968-1972
Basic Real Estate (30 hour course)
Basic Appraisal of Real Estate (30 hour course)
University of Oklahoma
1973
1976
American Association of Professional Landmen
Served as President
1993-1994
Served on Board of Directors for various professional
organizations and have been Chairman for several
committees for same
1982-1992
Certified Professional Landman, CPL (tested) 1990-present
Memberships: American Bar Association
Texas Bar Association
American Association of Professional Landmen
East Texas Association of Petroleum Landmen
Dallas Association of Petroleum Landmen
Dallas Bar Association
Dallas Petroleum Club
Other: Board of Directors, Wind River Ministries, Estes Park, CO
Board of Directors, Chosen Child Adoption Services, Allen, TX
Board of Directors, Arkleus Broadcasting, Inc., Dallas, TX
President, McGowen Foundation
Trustee for various trusts