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George Scott Bishop
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325-235-3526
Scott is Of Counsel, having joined the firm in 2020, after practicing energy law in Abilene, Texas from 1974 until his recent move to San Antonio to be closer to family.  He is Board Certified in Oil, Gas and Mineral Law (1997) representing energy firms, mineral owners and landowners.  He has extensive experience in negotiating and documenting purchases and sales of producing properties and mineral interests; drilling and division order title opinions; and obtaining court appointed Receivers to deliver oil and gas leases and leasehold interests.  His practice includes wind and solar law, rights-of-way and easement representation.  

He graduated from the University of Texas (B.B.A., 1968) and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Marine Corps.  Upon graduation from the University of Texas School of Law (J.D., 1970), he served in the Marines, last as a Special Court Martial Judge at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, until 1974 when he moved to Abilene to practice law.
 
Military
  • Commissioned Second Lieutenant USMCR, 1968
  • Captain, Judge Advocate
  • Honorable Discharge, 1974
  • Marine Corps Reserves, Executive Officer and Commanding Officer, Abilene, Texas Reserve Unit, 1974 - 1978
 

Areas of Practice

  • Energy Law
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Eminent Domain
  • Oil, Gas and Mineral Law (Board Certified, 1997)
  • Wind and Solar Law
  • Rights-of-Way and Easements

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1970

Education

  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
    • J.D. - 1970
  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas
    • B.B.A., Bachelor of Business Administration - 1968

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Supreme Court of Texas Professional Ethics Committee (1997 - 2014)
  • Life Fellow, State Bar Foundation
  • Operation Enduring LAMP (Legal Assistance to Military Personnel) certificate of appreciation for legal assistance to families of acting duty military members killed in action in the Middle East (2004)
  • Abilene Bar Association, Past President and Director
  • San Antonio Bar Association

Languages

  • English