Expert Witness Services

Roderick Wetsel and H. Alan Carmichael are recognized leaders in energy law. They have more than 35 years of legal experience working in both the fossil fuel and renewable energy industries. As both teachers and leaders, they are often called upon to testify as expert witnesses in cases involving oil and gas law, wind energy and eminent domain.

Leaders In Energy Law

Located in Sweetwater, Texas, Wetsel, Carmichael & Allen, L.L.P., is at the forefront of legal and technical developments in the energy industry. The attorneys constantly attend and present at seminars and conferences on wind and solar energy, as well as oil and gas.

Roderick Wetsel has been board-certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in oil, gas and mineral law since 1989. H. Alan Carmichael has been a board-certified civil trial law specialist since 1986.

Mr. Wetsel teaches a course on wind law at the University of Texas School of Law and has also co-authored numerous articles as well as the leading legal teaching source on wind energy laws in the United States. His published articles include:

  • Rod E. Wetsel and Becky H. Diffen, "Renewable Energy: Fundamentals of Wind Leasing Transactions", Lexis Practice Advisor®, Texas Business and Commercial Module, (2014)
  • Rod E. Wetsel and Becky H. Diffen, "Renewable Energy: Ethical Considerations in Negotiating and Drafting Wind Leases", Lexis Practice Advisor®, Texas Business and Commercial Module, (2014)
  • Rod E. Wetsel and Becky H. Diffen, "Renewable Energy: Power Purchase Agreements", Lexis Practice Advisor®, Texas Business and Commercial Module, (2014)

For more information about the lawyers' expert witness services, call 800-787-0784 or contact the firm online.