Kacie M. Bevers
Member
(281) 203-5770
Office: The Woodlands
Energy
Business
Employment
Litigation
Attorney
J.D. University of Houston
B.S. (Communication Studies), B.J. (Broadcast Journalism), University of Texas at Austin (Graduated with Highest Honors, Top 4%)
Licensure: TX
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Biography

Kacie Bevers focuses her practice in the area of energy law, including her title practice where she specializes in division order title opinions, and her transactional practice, where she counsels clients on due diligence review for the acquisition of oil and gas interests.  She gained hands-on experience as a field landman prior to her work with the firm, uniquely equipping her with the necessary problem-solving and issue-spotting skills required to successfully represent clients.  Mrs. Bevers serves on the firm’s Diversity Committee and is the Chair of the Working Parents Alliance.

Work Experience

2012 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2011-2012 Kilburn Law Firm
2010-2011 Tiger Stripe Resources
2008 Texas Attorney General, Office of Solicitor General
2007-2008 Spain Hastings Ward Carey & Chambers
2007 Alliance Defending Freedom Blackstone Legal Fellowship (Served as Mentor in 2009)

Speaking Engagements

Mrs. Bevers is a highly sought-after speaker known for her educational and engaging presentations. She was the recipient of the 2017 Russell Schetroma Memorial Speaker’s Award from the National Association of Division Order Analysts.

“Texas Case Law Update – 2019,” Permian Basin Association of Division Order Analysts (May 9, 2019)

“Consents to Assign,” Houston Association of Lease and Title Analysts (February 26, 2019)

“Ethics for the Land Professional,” Tulsa Association of Lease and Title Analysts (October 9, 2018)

“International Investments in Oil and Gas,” Co-Presenter – National Association of Lease and Title Analysts (September 19, 2018)

“Beyond the Lease: Common Contracts in Oil and Gas,” Co-Presenter – National Association of Division Order Analysts (September 7, 2018)

“Energy Transactions: How They Affect Division Order Analysts,” Co-Presenter – National Association of Division Order Analysts (September 6, 2018)

“Texas Case Law Update – 2018,” Houston Association of Division Order Analysts (June 13, 2018)

“Texas Trusts, Wills and Probates,” Denver Association of Division Order Analysts (May 2, 2018), National Association of Division Order Analysts (November 8, 2017)

“Curative Game Plan: Title Curative Issues and Game-Winning Solutions,” National Association of Lease and Title Analysts (March 28, 2019), Sooner Association of Division Order Analysts (October 10, 2018), National Association of Division Order Analysts (November 9, 2017), Houston Association of Division Order Analysts (June 27, 2017)

“Affidavits of Death and Heirship,” Permian Basin Association of Division Order Analysts (April 4, 2019), Capital Association of Professional Division Order Analysts – Oklahoma City (October 16, 2018), Houston Association of Division Order Analysts / Houston Association of Lease and Title Analysts (November 14, 2016), National Association of Division Order Analysts (September 8, 2016)

"The Impact of HB 40 on Texas Drilling Operations," Houston Association of Lease and Title Analysts (August 25, 2015)

"A Matter of Trusts," Permian Basin Association of Division Order Analysts (January 25, 2018), Houston Association of Division Order Analysts (August 19, 2015)

Key Experience

Perform oil and gas title examinations, render drilling and division order title opinions, and advise clients on numerous issues including title defects and curative requirements, lease analysis, and mineral and leasehold ownership of state and privately owned lands and roadways
Perform due diligence for multi-million dollar acquisitions of mineral and leasehold interests, and counsel clients on energy transactional matters, including purchase and sale agreements, exploration agreements and joint operating agreements
Negotiated numerous oil and gas leases with mineral owners on behalf of energy exploration company

Memberships & Awards

Professional
State Bar of Texas
The Woodlands Bar Association, Energy Section Member
National Association of Division Order Analysts
Houston Association of Division Order Analysts - Former Board Member
Federalist Society